The Importance of Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy
6:00 – 7:30pm (1.5hrs)
This large group session can be purchased individually without purchasing a large group ticket. If you purchase a large group ticket, this session is included in that ticket.
Which is the most effective therapeutic approach? Does supervision lead to better client outcomes? Which clients seem to get the most out of therapy? In this talk, participants will have an opportunity to find out about the latest findings in the counselling and psychotherapy field.
There will also be opportunity to discuss its relationship to psychodrama theory and practice.
Mick Cooper is an internationally recognised author, trainer, and consultant in the field of humanistic, existential, and pluralistic therapies. He is a Chartered Psychologist, and Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton. Mick has facilitated workshops and lectures around the world, including New Zealand, Lithuania, and Florida. Mick’s books include Existential Therapies (Sage, 2017), Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2018), and The Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling (Palgrave, 2013). His latest work is Integrating Counselling and Psychotherapy: Directionality, Synergy, and Social Change (Sage, 2019).
Mick’s principal areas of research have been in shared decision-making/personalising therapy, and counselling for young people in schools. In 2014, Mick received the Carmi Harari Mid-Career Award from Division 32 of the American Psychological Association. He is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Academy of Social Sciences.