• Culture, Spirituality, Reflexivity, and Funeral Rituals

      Swinton, Valda; University of Chester (BACP Publication, 2017-07-31)
      Culture is like the air we breathe, we are not aware of it until it is missing” (Robbins, Chatterjee, & Canda, 1998, p. 122) Moustakas’ (1990) idea that something ‘calls to us’ when we begin a research journey proved prophetic in my own experience of doing my doctorate research. I discovered there was something to intuit about my own personal experience that needed to become known and opened up areas of my experience that I had taken for granted or not really engaged with in any significant way. There was a great deal of self-discovery, making connections to childhood experiences and aspects of cultural influences that had hitherto been out of my conscious awareness.
    • The Symbiotic Relationship Between Mindfulness and Person-Centred Therapy

      Clare, Tracey; University of Chester (BACP Publication, 2018-04-31)
      The article is an examination of the relationship between the two, and how client use of Mindfulness may expedite the therapeutic process when engaging in person-centred therapy.