Third edition, Volume 3, No. 1, July 2015

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Contents

 

Editorial – Third edition of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA)
Petra Bueskens, PACJA Editor 

Psychotherapy and counselling in Australia: profiling our philosophical heritage for therapeutic effectiveness 
Elizabeth DayAustralian College of Applied Psychology  

Vision for the future? The contribution of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia to the profession
Ione Lewis, Australian College of Applied Psychology 

Counselling and Psychotherapy: Professionalisation in the Australian Context
Denis J. O’Hara, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Brisbane, Australia and E. Fiona O’Hara, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Australia

Client preferences: building bridges between therapy and everyday life 
John McLeod, University of Abertay, Scotland    

Identifying Client Emotional Signatures: Development of a New Scale
Michelle Webster, Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy and Julie Fitness, Macquarie University 

 

Reflection points

Spiritual Connectedness and Healing
David Tacey, La Trobe University, Melbourne

How can Psychology and Counselling be agents of change for Aboriginal Australians?
Frankie Merritt, The University of Notre Dame Australia

 

Literature reviews

The effectiveness of Supportive Counselling, based on Rogerian principles: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research
Nicky Jacobs and Andrea Reupert, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

The effectiveness of body-oriented psychotherapy: A review of the literature 
Alexandra Bloch-Atefi and Julie Smith Melbourne, Australia

 

Book reviews 

Book Review for Susan Pollock, Thomas Pedulla and Ronald D. Siegel Sitting Together – Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy
Ann Moir-Bussy, University of Sunshine Coast

Book Review for Petra Bueskens (ed.) Mothering & Psychoanalysis. Clinical, Sociological and Feminist Perspectives
Amanda de Clifford, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney     

Book Review for Denis O’Hara Hope in counselling and psychotherapy
Jenny Coburn, Australian College of Applied Psychology

Book Review for Morris Eagle’s Attachment and Psychoanalysis: Theory, Research and Clinical Implications (Guilford Press, 2013)
John Meteyard, Christian Heritage College

Book review for James Morrison’s DSM-5 Made Easy: The clinician’s guide to diagnosis
Sally V. Hunter, University of New England, Australia

Book review for Oliver James’s Love Bombing: Resetting Your Child’s Emotional Thermostat
Pia Cerveri

Book review for Jon Frew and Michael D. Spiegler Contemporary psychotherapies for a diverse world  (first revised edition)
Elizabeth Day, The Australian College of Applied Psychology