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Posters 2015


BACP's 21st Annual Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Conference entitled 'Understanding professional practice: the role of research' took place on 15 16 May 2015 at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham.

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Poster presentations 2015:

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Mehboob Dada

Presenter: Mehboob Dada
Other Authors: Reyhan Yaprak, Debra Powell
Professional Role: Trainee Counsellor
Institution/Affiliation: LC&CTA (Lewisham Counselling and Counselling Training Associates)
Email: mehboobdada@gmail.com,reyhan_yaprak@yahoo.co.uk, and magictouch1965@hotmail.co.uk

pdf file  Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) trainee counsellors' reflections on our training experience and the implications for practice (0.13Mb)

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Paulina Flasch & Jessica Haas

Presenters: Paulina Flasch & Jessica Haas
Professional Role: Doctoral Student (Counselor Education)
Institution/Affiliation: University of Central Florida
Email: paulinaf@knights.ucf.edu

pdf file  Exploring Jewish students' lived experiences on college campuses: a phenomenological study (0.18Mb)

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Anna Louise Fry

Presenter: Anna Louise Fry
Professional Role: Counsellor/PhD Student
Institution/Affiliation: University of Huddersfield
Email: u1166877@hud.ac.uk

pdf file  Sexual orientation micro-aggressions and the experiences of self-identified lesbian and bisexual women (2.04Mb)

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Tracey Fuller

Presenter: Tracey Fuller
Professional Role: Associate tutor and research student
Institution/Affiliation: Sussex University
Email: tf90@sussex.ac.uk

pdf file  Can I trust you? Ethics considerations for school counsellors in information sharing and multi-professional working (1.5Mb)

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Nigel Gibbons

Presenter: Nigel Gibbons
Professional Role: Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapist, Counsellor; tutor on MSc Creative writing for therapeutic purposes, and Diploma in Counselling; writing facilitator
Institution/Affiliation: Metanoia Institute; Network Counselling and Training
Email: nigelgibbons.counselling@virginmedia.com

pdf file  Bodies at work: using action research as a way of developing embodied creative writing practices for use in counselling (0.39Mb)

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Dr Stephen Goss

Presenter: Dr Stephen Goss
Professional Role: Principal Lecturer
Institution/Affiliation: Metanoia Institute
Email: stephenpgoss@googlemail.com

pdf file  Developing counselling as a practitioner-researcher: the experience of undertaking the 'research journey' for mid-career practitioners in counselling and psychotherapy (1.13Mb)

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Loveday Hodson

Presenter: Loveday Hodson
Other Author: Dr Clare Symons
Professional Role: Trainee Psychotherapist/Counsellor
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: lch8@le.ac.uk

pdf file  The elusive client: how therapists' experience premature endings to counselling relationships (4.4Mb)

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Richard Kettley

Presenter: Richard Kettley
Professional Role: Counsellor
Institution/Affiliation: Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute
Email: richardkettley@hotmail.co.uk

pdf file  Using IPR and phenomenology in person-centred research (0.2Mb)

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Feylyn Lewis

Presenter: Feylyn Lewis
Professional Role: Doctoral Research Student
Institution/Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Email: FML402@bham.ac.uk

pdf file  Exploring the identity development of the young adult carer and its implications for therapeutic practice (1.13Mb)

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Sherri Matthews

Presenter: Sherri Matthews
Other Author: Dr Clare Symons
Professional Role: Trainee counsellor/psychotherapist
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: sem52@le.ac.uk

pdf file  How do psychodynamic counsellors experience and understand clients' door handle comments: a thematic analysis (0.25Mb)

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Wendy Padley

Presenter: Wendy Padley
Other Author: Dr Miriam Isaac
Professional Role: Student Psychotherapist
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: wp32@student.leicester.ac.uk

pdf file  What has brought you here? An exploration of what has led psychodynamic practitioners to train in professional practice (0.55Mb)

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Karen Sarai

Presenter: Karen Sarai
Other Author: Susan Hajkowski
Professional Role: Counselling and Psychotherapy student
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: karen_sarai@hotmail.co.uk
pdf file  The ache for home: an investigation into the emotional impact of moving into residential care for older adults and how counselling might help ease this transition (0.22Mb)

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Marta Shepherd

Presenter: Marta Shepherd
Professional Role: Counsellor
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: marta.shepherd@wp.pl

pdf file  "It's like I'm sitting in front of myself": an exploration of therapists' experiences of countertransference when working with parallel client issues (0.13Mb)

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Tracey Thomas

Presenter: Tracey Thomas
Other Author: Jon March
Professional Role: Counselling and Psychotherapy MA student
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester, Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning
Email: tt90@student.le.ac.uk

pdf file  The true word in jest: an analysis of the impact of clients' humour in therapy (0.39Mb)

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Faye Towell

Presenter: Faye Towell
Other Author: Dr Clare Symons
Professional Role: Trainee counsellor/psychotherapist
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: ft61@student.le.ac.uk

pdf file  The enemy within: exploring the experiences of therapists when working with members/exmembers of the British Armed Forces (0.39Mb)

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Michelle Wynn

Presenter: Michelle Wynn
Other Author: Dr Clare Symons
Professional Role: Trainee Psychotherapist/Counsellor
Institution/Affiliation: University of Leicester
Email: mj161@le.ac.uk

pdf file  The elephant in the room: exploring therapists' responses to direct and indirect communications from clients about wanting to terminate therapy unilaterally and prematurely (0.19Mb)