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Name: Eleni Kontogeorgos
Date registered: February 8, 2017

Latest posts

  1. Book review of Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw’s ‘Ethical maturity in the helping professions: Making difficult life and work decisions’ — November 23, 2012
  2. Book review for Hugh Crago and Penny Gardner’s ‘A Safe Place for Change: Skills and capacities for counselling and therapy’ with illustrations by Meeray Ghaly — November 23, 2012
  3. The effect of counselling training on differentiation of self, religious quest and epistemological development — November 23, 2012
  4. Research and evaluation in psychotherapy and counselling — November 22, 2012
  5. In the Best Interests of the Child: Ethical Challenges for Counsellors and Psychotherapists — November 22, 2012

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Book review of Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw’s ‘Ethical maturity in the helping professions: Making difficult life and work decisions’

Return to Journal Articles Carolyn Noble, PhD, Professor, Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) Sydney What does it mean to be human? What guides our actions and informs our decision-making? And how do we manage and deal with the consequences, good or bad? How do we deal with decisions when we come face-to-face with the …

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Book review for Hugh Crago and Penny Gardner’s ‘A Safe Place for Change: Skills and capacities for counselling and therapy’ with illustrations by Meeray Ghaly

Return to Journal Articles Elizabeth Day, PhD Australian College of Applied Psychology My engagement with this text, as with most texts, commenced from the back. I felt reassured to find in the index trusted thinkers such as Foucault and Rorty, and systems for working with the ‘self’ experience such as Buddhism, along with current and …

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The effect of counselling training on differentiation of self, religious quest and epistemological development

Return to Journal Articles John Meteyard[1] and Kirsty Andersen Christian Heritage College, Brisbane, Australia Address for correspondence:Dr. J. D. MeteyardSenior Lecturer, School of Social ScienceChristian Heritage College, P.O. Box 2246, Mansfield BC, Qld 4122, AustraliaEmail: jmeteyard@chc.edu.au Introduction Personal growth, development of greater self-awareness and interpersonal and intrapersonal maturation have long been seen as important dimensions …

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Research and evaluation in psychotherapy and counselling

Return to Journal Articles Robert King[1]Professor, School of Psychology and Counselling,Queensland University of Technology. Why research? There are two reasons why organisations and agencies that provide psychotherapy or counselling, and professional associations for psychotherapists and counsellors should be actively engaged in research. The first is that research generates information that can usefully inform practice. In …

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In the Best Interests of the Child: Ethical Challenges for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Return to Journal Articles Sally v. Hunter[1] University of New England Introduction Working with children is challenging in many ways, not least of all ethically. When health professionals work with children or young people they are, to a greater or lesser extent, also working with at least one parent or guardian. A child rarely presents …

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Findings for practice from PACFA’s first literature review on Family and Relationship Therapy: A commentary

Return to Journal Articles Ione Lewis[1] Australian College of Applied Psychology Address for correspondence:Professor Ione LewisAustralian College of Applied PsychologyLevel 5, Wynyard Green11 York StreetSydney, NSW 2000Email: ione.lewis@acap.edu.au Experiential Family Therapy The concepts of Experiential Family Therapy, such as self-actualisation and expressing inner thoughts, are difficult to define and so few research studies exist which …

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The Effectiveness of Family and Relationship Therapy: A review of the literature

Return to Journal Articles Phillipa Evans, Shelley Turner and Chris Trotter[1] Monash University, Melbourne Address for correspondenceAssociate Professor Chris TrotterDepartment of Social WorkMonash UniversityPO Box 197 Caulfield EastVictoria, VIC 3145chris.trotter@med.monash.edu.au Scope and methodology of this review This review describes the characteristics of relevant Australian and international studies, their findings and conclusions, and compares and contrasts relevant …

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Changing views of theory and practice in counselling: Multiple intelligences, eclecticism and the therapeutic alliance

Return to Journal Articles Mark Pearson The University of Notre Dame, Australia and Patrick O’Brien The University of Southern Queensland Introduction This article discusses three theories and approaches in the field of counselling that have the potential to advance understanding of counselling processes. One, developed within educational psychology and first published in 1983, is Gardner’s theory of multiple …

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The relationship between anxiety and managing interpersonal difference: Implications for couples counselling

Return to Journal Articles John Meteyard and Kirsty Andersen Christian Heritage College, Brisbane, Australia Denis O’Hara University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland Introduction This study examines a common but rarely investigated phenomenon within the field of relationship counselling – the role of anxiety management in allowing people to tolerate differences in the context of interpersonal relationships …

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