Category Archive: Abstracts, Sixth Edition – Volume 6, No. 1, August, 2018

Mitigating developmental crises for migrants from South Africa: The role and significance of “a sense of belonging”

Annemarie Klingenberg, MSocSci, GradDipCouns, AssDegCouns, BLC, LLB, CCAA (clinical), PACFA (reg), ACA (member and registered supervisor). Clinical Counsellor, Relationships Educator, Adelaide, Australia; Johannes Luetz, PhD, MBA, BA. Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Coordinator & Research Chair, CHC Higher Education, Brisbane, Australia; Ann Crawford, PhD, MCouns, GradDipMin, GradCertHigherEd, BA (Couns), CCAA (clinical), PACFA (reg). Retired Lecturer & Coordinator, …

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Regenerating Images in Memory (RIM): An introduction for therapists

Kenneth Cole, PhD, Masters level certified RIM facilitator (RIM Institute).   Abstract Troublesome images/memories contribute significantly to emotional, mental, behavioural, physical, social, motivational and spiritual problems that affect a person’s wellbeing. “Regenerating Images in Memory” (RIM) is an innovative technique that changes problematic schemas at the heart of personal problems. Creative and versatile in its …

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Counselling Psychology: Aesthetics as a core frame of reference

George H. Wills, PhD, MA, BA, Dip Psych, FAPS. Counselling Psychologist, Mountain Psychological Associates, Victoria, Australia   Abstract This article is a response to an assumption in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) theory that core beliefs are central to the existence of client distress and to the mitigation of it. The paper contains an analysis of …

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Supervision across the career: Perceptions and experiences of highly regarded trainees and practicing therapists

Sandra E Stewart, PhD, Lecturer in Psychology, Monash University, Counselling and Clinical Psychologist, MAPS, and Janette G Simmonds, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Monash University, Counselling and Clinical Psychologist, MAPS. Abstract Perceptions and experiences of supervision were investigated across 23 psychotherapists’ careers from training, through mid-career to senior using a cross-sectional design within an exploratory, …

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Responding to intergenerational psychological trauma: A literature review paper on the place of Family Constellation Therapy

John Hurley, PhD, credentialed mental health nurse, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, NSW; Margarete Koenning, BA (Social Work), certified gestalt therapist, Family and systemic constellation trainer; Angeline Bray, Grad. Dip. Mental Health Nursing, gestalt therapist and credentialed mental health nurse, Headspace Coffs Harbour, NSW Abstract The intergenerational impact of psychological trauma and the repercussions that trauma …

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