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Agazarian, Y.M. & Simon, A. (1969). A theory of verbal behavior and information transfer. Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 4, 22-33.

Ahlin, G., Sandahl, C., Herlitz, K., & Brimber, I. (1996). Developing the Matrix Representation Grid (MRG): A method of observing group processes. Findings from time-limited group psychotherapy for alcohol dependent patients. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 20 (2), 145-173. doi: 10.1007/BF02109142

Benjamin, B. (2022). Rediscovering Communication Through SAVI: 8-Part Webinar Series.

Benjamin, B., Yeager, A., & Simon, A. (2012). Conversation transformation: Recognize and overcome the 6 most destructive communication patterns. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. (See also for additional resources.)

Byram, C., Marshall, E., & Simon, A. (2005). Red, yellow, green: Modifying communication patterns in an elementary school system. In S.P. Gantt & Y.M. Agazarian (Eds.), SCT in Action: Applying the systems-centered approach in organizations (pp.99-128). Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. Reprint (2006). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Cox, B.A. (1976). Communication systems in psychotherapy: Am empirical investigation into the treatment ideologies of patients and therapist. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Simon Frazer University, British Columbia, Canada.

Harvey, R.B. (1976). A study of communication change in group process seminars using the Sequential Analysis of Verbal Interaction. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.

MacKinnon J.R. (1980). An empirical investigation of dyadic verbal interaction in the chronic paediatric health care delivery system. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada.

MacKinnon, J.R. (1984). Health professionals’ patterns of communication: Cross-purpose on problem solving? Journal of Allied Health, 4, 3-12.

Sandahl, C., Lindgren, A., & Herlitz, K. (2000). Does the group conductor make a difference? Communication patterns in group-analytically and cognitive-behaviourally oriented therapy groups. Group Analysis, 33(3), 333-351.

Simon, A. (1996). SAVI and Individual SCT Therapy. The SCT Journal: Systems-Centered Theory and Practice, 1, 65-71.

Simon, A. (1993). Using SAVI for couples’ therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 4, 39-62.

Simon, A., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2000). SAVI – The system for analyzing verbal interaction. In A.P. Beck & C.M. Lewis (Eds.), The process of group psychotherapy: Systems for analyzing change (pp. 357-380). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Simon, A., & Agazarian, Y.M. (1967). SAVI: Sequential analysis of verbal interaction. Philadelphia, PA: Research for Better Schools.

Simon, A., & Boyer, E.G. (1971). Mirrors for behaviors: An anthology of classroom observation instruments. Vols. 1-17. Philadelphia, PA: Research for Better Schools.

Smith, Joyce A. (1970). The effects of modeling behavior on the communications of clients in counseling situations (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.

Sturdevant, K.S. (1991). A pilot study of intrapersonal and interpersonal process as measured on the experiencing scale and the sequential analysis of verbal interaction (SAVI). (Unpublished master’s thesis.) University of Iowa, Ames, IA.

Weir, R. (1978). Treatment and outcome as a function of staff-patient interaction. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Zimmerman, K.W. (1970). Verbal classroom interaction and characteristics including self-actualization of home economics teachers. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Iowa State University, Ames, IA.