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Name: Dennis  Tay
Institution: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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State and/or Country: Hong Kong   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Metaphor, Discourse analysis, Psychotherapeutic discourse
Selected Publications: Tay, D. (2012) 'Applying the notion of metaphor types to enhance counseling protocols'. Journal of Counseling & Development 90(2), 142-149.

Tay, D. (2011) 'Discourse markers as metaphor signalling devices in psychotherapeutic talk'. Language & Communication 31(4), 310-317.

Tay, D. (2011) 'THERAPY IS A JOURNEY as a discourse metaphor'. Discourse Studies 13(1), 47-68.

Tay, D. (2010) 'Revisiting metaphor types as discourse strategies. The case of psychotherapeutic discourse'. Text & Talk 30(4), 445-463

Tay, D.(2007) Investigating the universality of primary metaphor – A perspective from Buddhism. Linguagem em (Dis)curso, v.7 n.3, 453-485.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Metaphor in Psychotherapy
Courses Taught: Advanced research paper/thesis writing

Critical thinking and writing

English for University Purposes

Language and its Structure

The Nature of Language
Dissertation Abstract: Metaphor in Psychotherapy: Description and applications



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