• Skin picking - how can we heal our scars?

      Devonald, Julie; University of Chester (BACP, 2016-10-31)
      Counsellor Julie Devonald describes her research into dermatillomania (skin picking), starting with her own experience. She looks at the causes, effects and possible treatments, including what therapists can do to help.
    • The Value of Using Discourse and Conversation Analysis as Evidence to Inform Practice in Counselling and Therapeutic Interactions.

      Kiyimba, Nikki; O'Reilly, Michelle; University of Chester and University of Leicester (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016-04-08)
      This is a commissioned chapter for an edited collection in The Palgrave Handbook of Adult Mental Health. It focusses on the benefits of using the analytic methodologies of discourse analysis and conversation analysis in studying therapeutic and counselling interactions. In particular it examines the value of qualitative research of this kind as evidence within the evidence-based hierarchy for therapeutic practice.