This seminar is designed for advanced doctoral students working with interview data or other narrative materials & asking questions about internal, psychological processes. The listening guide method will be taught In a workshop format covering the entire research process from posing a question to writing up findings. Psychodynamics & cultural factors integral to research will be discussed. Students may work on their own data as well as on interviews conducted as part of the class. Weekly assignments will follow the steps of the Listening Guide & a final paper is required demonstrating the student’s mastery of the method.