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Relational-centred Research for Psychotherapists: Exploring Meanings and Experience / Edition 1
     

Relational-centred Research for Psychotherapists: Exploring Meanings and Experience / Edition 1

by Linda Finlay, Ken Evans
 

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ISBN-10: 047099777X

ISBN-13: 9780470997772

Pub. Date: 11/30/2009

Publisher: Wiley

An accessible, practical introduction to carrying out qualitative research in psychotherapy and counselling for practitioners who want or who are required to contribute to the profession’s evidence base.

  • Gives clear guidance on how to set up and conduct small scale research that is based in clinical practice
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of

Overview

An accessible, practical introduction to carrying out qualitative research in psychotherapy and counselling for practitioners who want or who are required to contribute to the profession’s evidence base.

  • Gives clear guidance on how to set up and conduct small scale research that is based in clinical practice
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of qualitative research and is aimed specifically at psychotherapists
  • Recognises development of the evidence base for psychotherapy through qualitative research as a key objective for practitioners

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470997772
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors vii

Contributing Authors ix

Preface xi

Part I Engaging Qualitative Research and the Relational-centred Approach 1

Introduction 1

1 Qualitative Relational-centred Research: A 'Voyage of Discovery' 3

2 Competing Qualitative Research Traditions 13

3 Embodied Co-creation: Theory and Values for Relational Research 29

4 Challenging 'Evidence-based Practice' 45

5 Quality in Qualitative Relational-centred Research 59

Part II Relational-centred Research: Being and Doing 69

Introduction 69

6 Setting Up Research 71

7 The Research Encounter: Co-creating your Data 87

8 Embracing Relational Research: Learning from Therapy 107

9 Engaging 'Process' 127

10 Analysis of Data Linda Finlay Anna Madill 145

11 Relational Ethics 159

12 Becoming a Relational Researcher 175

Part III Relational-centred Research in Action 183

Introduction 183

13 'My Heart was Killing Me': A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of Anger Virginia Eatough 185

14 A Therapist's Portrait of a Clinical Encounter with a Somatizer Maria Luca 197

15 Relating through Difference: A Critical Narrative Analysis Darren Langdridge 213

16 A Journey into Survival and Coping by Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Susan L Morrow 227

References 241

Index 259

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