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Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change

Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change

by Wendy Hollway

  • Paperback £29.99

How do women experience the identity changes involved in becoming mothers for the first time? When this is the question of an empirical research project, it poses methodological challenges: how can... (more)

Social Constructionism: Third Edition

Social Constructionism: Third Edition

by Vivien Burr

  • Paperback £34.99

Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday... (more)

Dream Research: Contributions to Clinical Practice

Dream Research: Contributions to Clinical Practice

Edited by Milton Kramer, Myron L. Glucksman

  • Paperback £56.99

This edited volume shows the relationship between dream research and its usefulness in treating patients. Milton Kramer and Myron Glucksman show that there is support for searching for the meanings... (more)

Attachment Theory and Research: New Directions and Emerging Themes

Attachment Theory and Research: New Directions and Emerging Themes

Edited by Jeffry A. Simpson, W. Steven Rholes

  • Hardback £54.99

This volume showcases the latest theoretical and empirical work from some of the top scholars in attachment. Extending classic themes and describing important new applications, the book examines... (more)

The Assessment of Psychosis: A Reference Book and Rating Scales for Research and Practice

The Assessment of Psychosis: A Reference Book and Rating Scales for Research and Practice

Edited by Flavie Waters, Massoud Stephane

  • Paperback £62.99

This book reviews the descriptive features of psychotic symptoms in various medical conditions (psychiatric, early psychosis, general medical, neurological and dementia), non-medical settings... (more)

Visions in Psychotherapy Research and Practice: Reflections from Presidents of the Society for Psychotherapy Research

Visions in Psychotherapy Research and Practice: Reflections from Presidents of the Society for Psychotherapy Research

Edited by Bernhard Strauss, Jacques P. Barber

  • Paperback £110.00

The Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) is devoted to the development and dissemination of research, as well as the integration of empirical, theoretical, and clinical knowledge in... (more)

Doing Mental Health Research With Children and Adolescents: A Guide to Qualitative Methods

Doing Mental Health Research With Children and Adolescents: A Guide to Qualitative Methods

by Michelle O'Reilly, Nicola Parker

  • Paperback £32.99

Researching child and adolescent mental health can be a daunting task, but with the right practical skills and knowledge your students can transform the way they work with children and young people,... (more)

The Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Handbook: A Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

The Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Handbook: A Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Edited by Andreas Vossler, Naomi Moller

  • Paperback £35.99

Research is a vital and often daunting component of many counselling and psychotherapy courses. As well as completing their own research projects, trainees across modalities must understand the... (more)

Clinician's Guide to Research Methods in Family Therapy: Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice

Clinician's Guide to Research Methods in Family Therapy: Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice

by Lee Williams, JoEllen Patterson

  • Hardback £82.99

A research methods text with a unique focus on evidence-based practice with couples and families, this book bridges the divide between research and clinical work. The text offers comprehensive,... (more)

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research

Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sarah Knox

  • Hardback £130.00

In this collection, international contributors come together to discuss how qualitative and quantitative methods can be used in psychotherapy research. The book considers the advantages and... (more)

Self Research: The Intersection of Therapy and Research

Self Research: The Intersection of Therapy and Research

by Ian Law

  • Paperback £34.99

'Self research' is both a therapeutic and a research endeavour that enables the subject of the research to interpret and validate their own data. In Self Research, Ian Law outlines and draws together... (more)

The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

  • Paperback £46.99

Comprehensive textbook which compares three approaches to conducting research in the areas of humanities and social sciences. (more)

Doing Narrative Research: Second Edition

Doing Narrative Research: Second Edition

Edited by Molly Andrews, Corinne Squire

  • Paperback £42.99

Written by an international team of experts in the field, the second edition of this popular text considers both the theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of narrative research. The... (more)

High Quality Psychotherapy Research: From Conception to Piloting to National Trials

High Quality Psychotherapy Research: From Conception to Piloting to National Trials

by Patricia A. Arean, Helena Chmura Kraemer

  • Hardback £65.00

Although psychotherapy research shares many of the same methodological issues that pharmacology trials do, psychotherapy research poses unique challenges, including the difficulty (if not near... (more)

Understanding Research in Counselling

Understanding Research in Counselling

Edited by Graham Bright, Gill Harrison

  • Paperback £26.99

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... (more)

Relational-Centred Research for Psychotherapists: Exploring Meanings and Experience

Relational-Centred Research for Psychotherapists: Exploring Meanings and Experience

by Linda Finlay

  • Paperback £38.50

As an accessible introduction to setting up and conducting research, this book is the long-awaited answer to increasing competencies for psychotherapists and counsellors in clinical practice. (more)

Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem

Edited by Virgil Zeigler-Hill

  • Paperback £42.99

In this edited collection a distinguished set of contributors present a broad overview of psychological research on self-esteem. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field, and surveys... (more)

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach: Second Edition

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach: Second Edition

by Wendy Hollway

  • Paperback £42.99

Hollway and Jefferson have updated their ground-breaking book for students and researchers looking to do qualitative research differently. The new edition critically reviews many of the assumptions,... (more)

Introducing Counselling and Psychotherapy Research

Introducing Counselling and Psychotherapy Research

by Terry Hanley, Clare Lennie

  • Paperback £31.99

Introducing the language of research in counselling and psychotherapy, this book will help students begin to identify as researchers and develop their research literacy and awareness. Worked examples... (more)

A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology

A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology

by Martin Dempster

  • Paperback £36.99

This must-have, practical guide for trainee psychologists working towards their British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification in either health psychology or clinical psychology is designed to... (more)

The Psychology of Feeling Sorry: The Weight of the Soul

The Psychology of Feeling Sorry: The Weight of the Soul

by Peter Randall

  • Paperback £36.99

Can feeling genuinely sorry enable an important healing experience? Can relieving the weight of guilt restore a general sense of self-worth? Can an individual's dawning awareness give birth to... (more)

The Human Quest for Meaning: Theories Research and Applications: Second Edition

The Human Quest for Meaning: Theories Research and Applications: Second Edition

Edited by Paul T.P. Wong

  • Hardback £130.00

The first edition of The Human Quest for Meaning was a major publication on the empirical research of meaning in life and its vital role in well-being, resilience, and psychotherapy. This new edition... (more)

Transforming Self and Others Through Research

Transforming Self and Others Through Research

by Rosemarie Anderson, William Braud

  • Paperback £24.78

Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.

Research approaches in the field of transpersonal psychology can be transformative... (more)

Qualitative Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Second Edition

Qualitative Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Second Edition

by John McLeod

  • Paperback £35.99

The need to show how and why counselling works has led to an explosion of research activity, and a growing focus on research in counselling and psychotherapy teaching and practice. Yet this book,... (more)

Case Study Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Case Study Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy

by John McLeod

  • Paperback £32.99

Case-based knowledge forms an essential element of the evidence base for counselling and psychotherapy practice. This book provides the reader with a unique introduction to the conceptual and... (more)

How to Research

How to Research

by Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes

  • Paperback £27.99

A clear and accessible guide to the business of doing a research project. It systematically takes the reader through from the planning to the writing up and finishing off. The new edition of this... (more)

Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-time Researchers

Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-time Researchers

by Judith Bell

  • Paperback £22.99

This is the market-leading book for anyone conducting a research project, whether for the first time or as an experienced researcher honing their skills. Clear, concise and readable, this bestselling... (more)

Fostering Now: Messages from Research

Fostering Now: Messages from Research

by Ian Sinclair

  • Paperback £29.99

What are the consequences of fostering for children, their carers and their birth families? What are the best ways of recruiting, retaining and supporting foster carers? What are the most important... (more)

Mixed Methods Research: Merging Theory with Practice

Mixed Methods Research: Merging Theory with Practice

by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber

  • Paperback £34.99

This accessibly written book is ideal for use in graduate courses or by practicing researchers and evaluators. The author puts the research problem at center stage, showing how mixed methods designs... (more)

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Resear

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Resear

by Jonathan A. Smith

  • Paperback £35.99

Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) is an increasingly popular approach to qualitative inquiry. This handy text covers its theoretical foundations and provides a detailed guide to... (more)

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