This is a practical introduction to phenomenological philosophy and research methodology. The book starts with some basic theory and philosophy. The second part considers competing phenomenological approaches and offers a few exemplars. The third section explains how to carry out the different phases of phenomenological research; again with examples.
This book explores explores the ethical dilemmas which permeate every minute of our therapy process. I highlight how therapeutic decisions depend on the social and relational context and vary according to your theoretical lens. I lay out some guidance on how to engage in therapy relationally while remaining professional, ethical and evidence-based.
This is an introductory book exploring how to work relationally as an integrative psychotherapist. Feel free to check out my website associated with this book as it offers a precis of the content and some other associated handouts and resource references: www.relational-integrative-psychotherapy.uk
I edited this book with Claire Ballinger. Various contributors critically examine a variety of qualitative research methodologies and highlight the challenges that confront these researchers who opted for the qualitative path.
Written in the 1980s, this is a short introductory text describing occupational therapy practice in the field of mental health. This book, now dated, was the first edition of the book which later became 'The practice of psychosocial occupational therapy'.
This book introduces psychotherapists to how to carry out qualitative research in a relational centred way. Co-writing and editing this book with Ken Evans, we argue that psychotherapists have significant relational skills that they can import into the research project such as empathy, listening skills and understandings of transferential dynamics.
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