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Understanding Research in Counselling
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Understanding Research in Counselling



November 2013 | 192 pages | Learning Matters
Many counselling courses have a strong research element built into the modules and students are expected to gain a thorough understanding of research issues early on in their studies. This accessible and practical textbook will demystify research and make it relevant to counselling practice. There are sections on linking clinical practice to research, developing 'curiosity' and engaging with the data. The book uses clinical practice as a basis for understanding research, and makes connections between the activity of therapy and the research process.


 
Why Research?
 
Linking Research to Clinical Practice: Therapists as Researchers
 
Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence
 
Switching on Your Curiosity: Developing Research Ideas
 
Making Sense of 'Ologies'
 
Getting to Grips with Research
 
What Others Have Said: Doing A Literature Review
 
Making it Happen: Applying Research Methods
 
How Was It For You?

I’m a fairly experienced researcher but there are times when I disengage from my work and lose motivation.  Reading this book would renew my excitement and eagerness for research – an invaluable quality.

Charlie Jackson
Therapy Today

a good supplement for our research methods module

George Sandamas
School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University
April 17, 2015

Provides an understandable rationale for the growing field of research in counselling.

Mrs Julie Wyman
Book Reviews, Devon Counselling College
March 11, 2014

Another good text in this series - provides a good introduction to research

Mrs Sarah Grant-jones
Counselor Education , Colchester Institute
October 21, 2013

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