2012 National Research Success


The Successful Class of 2012

Once again our students’ research papers received favourable peer review and were selected for presentation at the annual British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Conference in Edinburgh in May 2012. Three student groups submitted successful papers.

Research Paper: “Are there aspects of depression as a state of being that facilitate profound relational contact in the person-centered psychotherapeutic process?”
This paper won the National Research Prize offered by PCCS Books
Presenters: Sukwinder Jandu, Paul Cilia La Corte
Other Authors: Alena Dierickx, Antony Maxom, Fiwa Onifade, Belinda Smith

Research Paper: “Can clients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder enter into an empathic relationship?”
Presenters: Vivienne Fuller, Frances Harry
Other Authors: Lydia Hatton-Campbell, Maureen Lishomwa, Rose Lloyd, Cheryl Sandford

Research Paper: “The Lost Sociopath: Challenges of working with a client group no longer recognised within DSM IVR”
Presenters: Annalisa Dovey and Selina-Jane Brown
Other Authors: Ali Bailey, Ambrose Gillham, Diana Beacom, Emily Cumming, Linda Harvey and Lorraine Forrest

Take a look at the scenes from Research Conference 2012

Getting to Research Conference

We all arrive at Conference

Conference is about to begin and below our students’ present

Above: ‘The Lost Sociopath’ Poster in situ

Above: ‘The Narcissist Poster’ in situ

Paul receives the PCCS Books National Prize for Person-Centred Student Research with their Research Poster in situ below

Juanita and Chris deliver their paper on including a Research Unit into Counsellor Training

Below are scenes from the Conference dinner and Dance; a Scottish Ceilidh and our students get in style

Frances and Sukwinder and Ambrose

Lydia Frances and Vivienne

Annalisa and Lorraine, Paul and Emily as Chaplin?

The tutors Tony and Leona and Co Directors Juanita and Chris

Selina in a red and pink swirl

And it seems Leona ends Conference in LA on the Set of Glee

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