23rd Annual BACP Research Conference
'Research and reflective practice for the counselling professions'
19 and 20 May 2017
Co-hosted by the University of Chester
Call for abstracts - now OPEN!
Pre-conference workshop, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. Thursday 18 May 2017
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Are we measuring what matters in counselling and psychotherapy research?
Professor Stephen Joseph
Over the past twenty years Stephen has pioneered developments in well-being, posttraumatic growth, and authenticity. In this talk he will discuss the added value of these developments and their implication for the counselling and psychotherapy research agenda.
Stephen is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham where he is convenor of the counselling and psychotherapy cluster. He is a BACP registered counsellor, HCPC registered counselling psychologist, and a senior practitioner member of the British Psychological Society's register of psychologists specialising in psychotherapy. Originally he received his PhD from London's Institute of Psychiatry for his pioneering research into the psychology of traumatic stress. For the past twenty years he has been concerned with the promotion of human flourishing, and well-being and its evaluation, publishing numerous articles and chapters on these topics. His latest book is entitled 'Authentic: How to be yourself and why it matters.'