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Ormrod, Judith – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
When couples divorce, custody battles regarding children may ensue. Whilst the majority of children reside with their mother post divorce there are a significant number of fathers who are sole parents living with dependent children. This literature review considers the research evidence from studies published since 1992 in order to highlight the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Custody, Divorce, Parent Child Relationship
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Ramsey-Wade, Christine E.; Devine, Ellen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Poetry therapy is an arts-based psychotherapeutic intervention, often delivered in groups. This paper argues that the process and benefits of poetry therapy may be particularly suited to clients recovering from anorexia, as an adjunct to other treatments. Poetry therapy and its history are described briefly, and the relevance of poetry therapy for…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Poetry, Eating Disorders, Psychotherapy
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Antunes-Alves, Sara; Vukovic, Boris; Milyavskaya, Marina; Kramer, Ueli; Dobson, Keith; Drapeau, Martin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study presents a means to address therapist accuracy in CBT as it relates to discussion of cognitive errors and coping strategies. Therapist interventions from CBT therapy sessions of 43 patients with depression were identified using the Comprehensive Psychotherapeutic Interventions Rating Scale, and focus of interventions on negative or…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Counseling Effectiveness, Coping
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Lee, Khai Ling; Mustaffa, M. S.; Tan, S. Y. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study provides a better understanding of using visual arts in counselling adults with depressive disorders. Three in-depth case studies were conducted in the counselling unit of a mental health hospital in Malaysia. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods were applied to explore three adult participants' counselling experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Counseling Techniques, Adults
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Walsh, Amy; Richards, Derek – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Background: Outcome research has highlighted the efficacy of internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT). Some process research has examined users experiences of iCBT. Understanding the user experience provides valuable feedback to developers of internet-delivered interventions. Aim: The present study aimed to evaluate user's experiences…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Internet, Anxiety
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Biasi, Valeria; Patrizi, Nazarena; Mosca, Mauro; De Vincenzo, Conny – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The work discusses the effectiveness of the counselling treatment to enhance student academic success. The participants were randomly assigned to either an experimental group (66 students who had completed counselling treatment) or a wait-list comparison group (44 students). The Adult Self Report (ASR) by Achenbach and Rescorla [2003. "Manual…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Well Being, College Students
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van Rijn, Biljana; Cooper, Mick; Jackson, Andrew; Wild, Ciara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The paper presents an introduction of a newly developed, avatar-based virtual reality therapy, as an addition to the therapeutic programme, within a therapeutic community prison in the UK. The participants had six group sessions facilitated by a counsellor. The aim of the project was to investigate whether this approach would improve mental health…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Therapy, Computer Simulation
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Monti, Fiorella; Tonetti, Lorenzo; Ricci Bitti, Pio Enrico – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This work aimed to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of psychotherapy delivered at the counselling service of the University of Bologna (Italy), by means of a single group longitudinal study including a 6-months follow-up. To this end, sixty-six students completed the 6-months follow-up and filled in the Symptom Questionnaire (SQ) three times,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Psychotherapy, Counseling Effectiveness
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Strepparava, Maria Grazia; Bani, Marco; Zorzi, Federico; Corrias, Deborah; Dolce, Rossella; Rezzonico, Giorgio – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Offering counselling to students is increasingly considered as a key academic service. However, the reduction of resources allocated to Italian universities emphasises the need to assess the quality of interventions. This paper presents data reporting the effectiveness of a university counselling service. A sample of 45 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Counseling Services, Counseling Effectiveness
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Murray, Aja L.; McKenzie, Karen; Murray, Kara R.; Richelieu, Marc – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
It is important to demonstrate replicable evidence of the effectiveness of counselling procedures. The study aimed to contribute to the currently limited evidence base examining the effectiveness of university student counselling in the UK. Information on therapeutic outcome [based on Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Services, Counseling Effectiveness, Universities
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Minta, Joanna; Kargul, Józef – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
In the contemporary world, many people find themselves confused and challenged by unpredictability of life paths, labour market instability and necessary revisions to vocational careers. They may be helped by professional support institutions. For some people, seeking professional help when facing a predicament is evidence of resourcefulness.…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Career Counseling, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Bright, Jim E. H. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Arguments about online delivery of career development are too frequently couched in polarising terms setting traditional face-to-face guidance practice against online systems. The focus has been on the alleged dehumanising impact of technology and the speed, economy and efficiency of online systems. The possible synergies delivered by the…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Online Systems, Delivery Systems, Career Development
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Richards, Penelope; Simpson, Susan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In this paper we introduce and investigate the capacity for a novel, technologically advanced system (goACT) to enhance face-to-face psychotherapy. Specifically, we explore the capacity for goACT to enhance therapeutic alliance (TA) and engagement, and reduce distress. Using a mixed-methods, multiple-baseline design we present the first study to…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Pilot Projects, Technology Integration, Influence of Technology
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Rodda, S. N.; Lubman, D. I.; Cheetham, A.; Dowling, N. A.; Jackson, A. C. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Despite the exponential growth of non-appointment-based web counselling, there is limited information on what happens in a single session intervention. This exploratory study, involving a thematic analysis of 85 counselling transcripts of people seeking help for problem gambling, aimed to describe the presentation and content of online…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Intervention
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Blake Buffini, Katrina; Gordon, Michael – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Young people are increasingly turning to online support, especially when traditional mental health services are not immediately available. Using a cross-sectional design, sociodemographic information and self-reported perceptions of the strength of the working alliance and client satisfaction were collected from a sample of participants (n = 78)…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Online Systems, Synchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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