Video Interview: Helena Nundy

Reflecting on real-life ethical challenges in research

No matter how conscientiously you’ve attended to all imaginable ethical issues before you begin your research, you can still be faced with unexpected ethical dilemmas. In this video, Helena Nundy talks about her doctoral research on a very sensitive topic and how she responded to an ethical dilemma that she encountered during her fieldwork.


Helena Nundy is a Counselling Psychologist who works in private practice in the UK. Her doctoral research focused on the experience of continuing bonds among adults who were bereaved by parental suicide during childhood.