Category Archive: Elizabeth Day

Zoomed out: Trainee psychotherapist perspectives on online clinical work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Elizabeth Day & Kerry Thomas-Anttila   Abstract During lockdown in response to COVID-19, students in the Master of Psychotherapy at Auckland University of Technology were required to rapidly move their clinical work online. We surveyed these students about their experience of working clinically online. We used a mixed-methods approach and analysed qualitative data using grounded …

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Psychotherapy practice, education, and training during the coronavirus pandemic: Members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia share their experiences

Keith Tudor (Ed.), Cathy Bettman, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, Elizabeth Day, Timothy Hsi, Del Loewenthal, Poi Kee Low, Gina O’Neill & Emmy van Deurzen   Abstract This article comprises reflections by nine members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA) on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, encompassing the personal, the …

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Psychotherapy practice, education, and training during the coronavirus pandemic: Members of the editorial board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia share their experiences

Keith Tudor (Ed.), Cathy Bettman, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, Elizabeth Day, Timothy Hsi, Del Loewenthal, Poi Kee Low, Gina O’Neill & Emmy van Deurzen   Introduction – Keith Tudor The invitation from PACJA Editor Rhys Price-Robertson to me to co-edit this special issue coincided with the journal’s expansion of the editorial board and so I suggested to …

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Zoomed out: Trainee psychotherapist perspectives on online clinical work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Elizabeth Day & Kerry Thomas-Anttila   Introduction In the first quarter of 2020 in Aotearoa New Zealand, and globally, much of our assumptive worlds changed with the advent of COVID-19. We have spent the year coming to grips with those changes and their implications in many aspects of our lives. In Aotearoa New Zealand it …

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Editorial: Reflections on psychotherapy and counselling from COVID-19 lockdown

Return to Articles Rhys Price-Robertson, PhD, PACJA Editor, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, PhD, The University of Adelaide, Tristan Snell, PhD, Deakin University, Elizabeth Day, PhD, Auckland University of Technology, and Gina O’Neill, Master of Gestalt Therapy, The Relational Institute.       In this time of great uncertainty, we can at least be sure of this: the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Book review for Del Loewenthal and Andrew Samuels, Relational psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and counselling: Appraisals and reappraisals

  Return to Journal Articles Elizabeth Day, Australian College of Applied Psychology   If you were to succumb to the temptation to read this book by its cover, you might find it a fractal experience. We know that authors do not always have command over the choice of cover for their book, certainly with the larger …

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Book review for Del Loewenthal and Andrew Samuels, Relational psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and counselling: Appraisals and reappraisals

Dr Elizabeth Day, Australian College of Applied Psychology                                                       If you were to succumb to the temptation to read this book by its cover, you might find it a fractal …

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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   In this hefty textbook, running to over 600 pages after its first revision, Frew and Spiegler have managed to produce an excellent resource for students and practitioners curious about contemporary psychotherapy and counselling as they are practised in the USA.  Aimed at graduate students in North America, …

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Book review for Jon Frew and Michael D. Spiegler Contemporary psychotherapies for a diverse world (first revised edition)

Return to Journal Articles Elizabeth Day, The Australian College of Applied Psychology   In this hefty textbook, running to over 600 pages after its first revision, Frew and Spiegler have managed to produce an excellent resource for students and practitioners curious about contemporary psychotherapy and counselling as they are practised in the USA.  Aimed at graduate …

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Psychotherapy and counselling in Australia: Profiling our philosophical heritage for therapeutic effectiveness

Elizabeth Day [1], Australian College of Applied Psychology                                                                                                  …

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Psychotherapy and counselling in Australia: Profiling our philosophical heritage for therapeutic effectiveness

   Return to Journal Articles Elizabeth Day, Australian College of Applied Psychology  Introduction Psychotherapy and counselling are relatively recent players in the higher education and professional regulatory context in Australia, with specific challenges and conditions to negotiate. The profession is well-organised and self-regulated, and the industry is growing.  However, the mental health space is predominantly serviced …

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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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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

This book review examines the book’s topic in sequence from the development of a holding capacity through to the end of therapy.

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