Yearly Archive: 2018

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

Return to Journal Articles 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). …

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

Return to Journal Articles 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. Introduction Supervision has long been viewed as essential to good practice in psychotherapy and counselling (Bernard & Goodyear, 2014). Accreditation bodies require …

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

Return to Journal Articles Kenneth Cole, PhD, Masters level certified RIM facilitator (RIM Institute).   Introduction Imagery techniques such as Guided Imagery, Imagery Rescripting (IR), Rational Emotive Imagery (REI), Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT), Relaxation and Rescripting Therapy (RRT), Compassion Imagery, Imaginal Exposure, Visual Behavioural Rehearsal (VBR), and the Rewind Technique are widely used in psychotherapies, …

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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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Editorial

Return to Journal Articles James Vicars, PhD, PACJA Editor   This issue of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia marks a transition, a movement from the birth of the Journal six years ago to a new phase of growth. This has arisen from a reaffirmed and long-term commitment to research in the field by the …

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Editorial Note

Return to Journal Articles Dr Kim Dunphy, Chair, PACFA Research Committee    I am pleased to announce the sixth volume of PACJA, developed by incoming editor, Dr James Vicars, with the support of our authors, reviewers and PACFA’s Research Committee. We also offer grateful thanks to Jillian Lynch for her contribution as Assistant Editor from …

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Counselling Psychology: Aesthetics as a core frame of reference

Return to Journal Articles George H. Wills, PhD, MA, BA, Dip Psych, FAPS. Counselling Psychologist, Mountain Psychological Associates, Victoria, Australia Counselling Psychology: Aesthetics as a Core Frame of Reference As this paper was initiated by reflections on how to view my own counselling practice, it needs to begin with an introduction. I identify as a …

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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

Return to Journal Articles 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 Background: Psychological Trauma Psychological trauma emerges through …

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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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Rhythms of Relating in Children’s Therapies: Connecting Creatively with Vulnerable Children. Stuart Daniel and Colwyn Trevarthen (Eds). London, Philadelphia PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017. 374 pp. Illustrated

Return to Journal Articles Reviewed by: Sally J. Denning, PhD, Children’s counsellor & dance therapist   This collection of writings from across the globe provides a variety of multidisciplinary focussed chapters that each take a different pathway to highlight how rhythm, connection, play and creativity can assist trauma healing. Each chapter draws upon a solid research …

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