Introducing the language of research in counseling and psychotherapy, this book will help students begin to identify as researchers and develop their research literacy and awareness. Worked examples of research in action demystify the process, rooting it in critical pedagogy and the professional context of counseling. Structured around common training topics, the book covers;
- Reading research papers
- Developing broad & reflexive researcher skills
- Understanding research evidence that underpins professional practice
- The thinking behind routine evaluations and audits of services
Introducing Counselling & Psychotherapy Research introduces research through a model of collaborative and experiential learning, with training exercises, student reflections, further reading, practical guidance on how to complete a thesis or dissertation, study skills and tips on how to use research supervision and dissemination.