Positions

Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • Specializes in dialogic transformation, mediation and conflict, relational ethics,relational responsibility, and living with diversity.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2020 A Wild Impatience: Critical Systemic Practice and Research: Selected PapersJournal of Family Therapy2020
    2020 (Mis)constructing social construction: Answering the critiquesTheory and Psychology.  095935432096775-095935432096775. 2020
    2020 Unsettling trauma: from individual pathology to social pathologyJournal of Family Therapy.  42:328-346. 2020
    2019 Imagining relationally crafted justice: A pluralist stanceContemporary Justice Review.  22:290-306. 2019
    2018 Far from "anything goes": Ethics as communally constructedJournal of Constructivist Psychology.  31:1-8. 2018
    2018 Far from "Anything Goes": Ethics as Communally ConstructedJournal of Constructivist Psychology.  31:361-368. 2018
    2017 Positive family pastoral care and counseling: A reading of Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris LaetitiaCounselling and Spirituality.  36:71-91. 2017
    2017 Conversational Resources for Clinical Practice with Families: Social Construction in ActionAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy.  38:433-445. 2017
    2017 Orienting: John Shotter’s Relational BeingInternational Journal of Collaborative-Dialogic Practices.  7:41-43. 2017
    2017 Relationale forschung – Praxis verandernFamilien Dynamik.  42:2-7. 2017
    2016 O discurso construcionista social na prática clínica de terapeutas familiaresPsicologia em Estudo.  21:267-267. 2016
    2015 Ethics as Discursive PotentialAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy.  36:419-433. 2015
    2015 Relational Intelligence and Collaborative LearningNew Directions for Teaching and Learning.  2015:25-40. 2015
    2015 Feedback informed treatment: evidence-based practice meets social construction.Family Process.  54:124-137. 2015
    2015 Radical presence: Alternatives to the therapeutic stateEuropean Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling.  17:373-383. 2015
    2015 The Coordinated Management of Meaning Theory in Psychological ResearchArquivos Brasileiros de Psicologia.  67:3-18. 2015
    2014 Family as a Discursive Achievement: A Relational AccountMarriage and Family Review.  50:621-637. 2014
    2014 Personal Construct Psychology, Radical Constructivism, and Social Constructionism: A DialogueJournal of Constructivist Psychology.  27:1-13. 2014
    2014 Emergence and Evolution of Social Constructionist Ideas: A Conversation with Sheila McNameeUniversitas Psychologica.  13:381-390. 2014
    2013 Sex trade among men: negotiating sex, bodies and identity categoriesPsicologia e Sociedade.  25:44-53. 2013
    2012 Contemporary Justice Review Issues in Criminal, Social and Restorative JusticeContemporary Justice Review.  15:ebi-ebi. 2012
    2012 Research and Social Change 2012
    2011 Narratives of the interactive momentNarrative Inquiry.  21:382-390. 2011
    2010 Avaliação como construção social: investigação apreciativaPsicologia e Sociedade.  22:598-607. 2010
    2010 Promoting compassionate care with the older people: a relational imperative.International journal of older people nursing.  5:309-316. 2010
    2010 The self beyond words: comment on 'Is there a place for individual subjectivity within a social constructionist epistemology'Journal of Family Therapy.  32:358-361. 2010
    2005 Comment on the incredible possibilities of beingJournal of Constructivist Psychology.  18:345-348. 2005
    2004 Promiscuity in the practice of family therapyJournal of Family Therapy.  26:224-244. 2004
    2004 Critical moments as "transformations"Negotiation Journal.  20:269-274. 2004
    2004 Imagine Chicago: A methodology for cultivating community social construction in practiceJournal of Community and Applied Social Psychology.  14:406-409. 2004
    2003 Bridging incommensurate discourses - A response to MackayTheory and Psychology.  13:387-396. 2003
    2001 Romancing the honeymoon: Consummating marriage in modern societyJournal of Constructivist Psychology.  14:235-238. 2001
    1995 Research as Rationally Situated ActivityJournal of Feminist Family Therapy.  6:69-83. 1995
    1989 Creating new narratives in family therapy: An application of social constructionismJournal of Applied Communication Research.  17:92-112. 1989
    1988 Accepting research as social intervention: Implications of a systemic epistemologyCommunication Quarterly.  36:50-68. 1988

    Book

    Year Title
    2015 Education as Social Construction: Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice.  Ed. McNamee, Sheila.  2015
    2013 The Coordinated Management of Meaning A Festschrift in Honor of W. Barnett Pearce.  Ed. McNamee, Sheila.  2013
    2012 Research and Social Change: A Relational Constructionist Approach.  Ed. McNamee, Sheila.  2012
    2006 The Social Construction of Organization 2006
    2004 심리치료와 사회구성주의 2004
    2001 The Appreciative Organization 2001
    2000 Phil und Sophie auf der Couch die soziale Poesie therapeutischer Gespräche 2000
    1999 Relational responsibility resources for sustainable dialogue 1999
    1998 A terapia como construçao social 1998
    1998 La terapia come costruzione sociale 1998
    1996 La terapia como construcción social 1996
    1992 Therapy as social construction 1992

    Chapter

    Year Title
    2020 Radical presence: Alternatives to the therapeutic state 2020
    2019 Action research as ethical practice: Coordinating voices, expanding possibilities.  17-33. 2019
    2019 The Discourse of Stress: Individual Pathology or Communal Ritual.  87-104. 2019
    2019 Social constructionism in couple and family therapy 2019
    2018 Collaboration: Bridging possibilities in mental health consultation After words.  182-187. 2018
    2018 Profissionais como pessoas: Encontros dialógicos para transformação (Professionals as people: Dialogic encounters for transformation).  75-96. 2018
    2017 Educacao em saude: Uma reflexao a partir dos aportes constructionistas sociais.  609-630. 2017
    2017 Pesquisa como construcao social: Investigacao transformative.  459-482. 2017
    2016 The ethics of relational process John Shotter's radical presence.  89-101. 2016
    2015 Evaluation in a relational key.  Ed. McNamee, Sheila.  336-349. 2015
    2012 Relational Practices in Education: Teaching as Conversation.  313-336. 2012
    2004 Dialogue, Creativity, and Change.  91-104. 2004
    Relational Research: (Trans)forming Practices

    Conference Paper

    Year Title
    2006 An interdisciplinary dialogue on the end of life impassePsycho-Oncology. S262-S263. 2006
    2002 The social construction of disorder: From pathology to potentialSTUDIES IN MEANING: EXPLORING CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOLOGY. 143-168. 2002
    1998 The city community: Building bridges to sustainabilityCITY, SPACE (PLUS) GLOBALIZATION. 232-244. 1998

    Teaching Activities

  • Mediation Taught course 2021
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2021
  • Intro Lang & Soc Interaction Taught course 2020
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2020
  • Family Communication Taught course 2020
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2020
  • Honors/CMN, Identity&Addiction Taught course 2019
  • Mediation Taught course 2019
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2019
  • Sem/Comm, Pathology & Identity Taught course 2019
  • Honors/CMN, Identity&Addiction Taught course 2018
  • Mediation Taught course 2018
  • Family Communication Taught course 2018
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2018
  • Honors/CMN, Identity&Addiction Taught course 2017
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2017
  • Mediation Taught course 2016
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2016
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2016
  • Sem/Pathology, Comm & Identity Taught course 2016
  • Dialogue and Teamwork Taught course 2015
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2015
  • Intro Lang & Soc Interaction Taught course 2015
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2015
  • Dialogue and Teamwork Taught course 2014
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2014
  • Psychology of Communication Taught course 2014
  • Sem/Comm, Pathology & Identity Taught course 2014
  • Full Name

  • Sheila McNamee