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Doing Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy / Edition 3

Doing Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy / Edition 3

by John McLeod


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ISBN-13: 9781446201398
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John Mc Leod has held appointments in universities in the UK, New Zealand and Italy, and is currently Professor of Counselling at the Institute for Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, Dublin, and Professor of Psychology, University of Oslo. He is committed to promoting the relevance of research as a means of informing therapy practice and improving the quality of services that are available to clients, and has received an award from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy for his exceptional contribution to research. His writing has influenced a generation of trainees in the field of counselling, counselling psychology and psychotherapy, and his books are widely adopted on training programmes across the world.

Table of Contents

Doing Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Basic Principles
Reading the Literature: Placing Research in Context
Developing Your Research Question
The Research Proposal
Ethical Responsability
Criteria for Evaluating the Quality of a Research Study
Using Quantitative Methods
Using Qualitative Methods
Basic Research Tools
Carrying Out a Publishable Literature Review
Using Qualitative Interviews to Explore the Experience of Therapy
Evaluating Outcome: Practice-based Research
Carrying Out a Systematic Case Study
Using Personal Experience as a Basis for Research
Disseminating the Findings of your Research Study
Buinding on Basic Research Competence: Further Possibilities

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