Doing Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Welcome to the website which accompanies my book, Doing Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy, 3rd edn. Thank you for visiting.

Counselling and psychotherapy have become an integral part of systems of health and social care in modern societies. Research in counselling and psychotherapy plays a key role in ensuring the therapy received by clients, patients and service users is responsive to their needs. This book is intended to guide and support those undertaking therapy research for the first time.

For students:

  • Direct links to journal articles that will provide examples and deepen your understanding of topics discussed in the book
  • Weblinks to useful sources of information including open access research tools, websites of key research organisations and more
  • Sample ethical consent forms

For lecturers:

  • A full set of reflection tasks for each chapter
  • Research syllabus guidelines for counselling and psychotherapy training programmes

Happy reading and good luck with whatever research project you choose to undertake.

John McLeod





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