Pluralistic and narrative perspective in psychotherapy; methodological issues in psychotherapy research; social, cultural and organisational contexts of counselling, psychotherapy and mental health care; the use of counselling skills by non-psychologists; patient/user perceptions of mental health needs and therapy outcomes.
Higher education and employment history
Professor Emeritus of Counselling, University of Abertay Dundee
Professor of Counselling Studies, University of Keele, 1990-99
Training in person-centred psychotherapy and marital therapy
PhD Psychology, Edinburgh University, 1977