Paper presentation: Research Clinic, Development, Outcomes and Challenges
The paper will present a year (2010-2011) in the research clinic at Metanoia Institute. This was a naturalistic evaluative study using quantitative, standardised methods of evaluation within a low cost training clinic. Outcomes of evaluation of TA psychotherapy, alongside Integrative Counselling Psychology, Gestalt psychotherapy and Person Centred counselling will be presented and discussed. The presentation will end with recommendations for future research and learning about the development of research clinics.
About the Presenter(s)
Biljana van Rijn is a Head of Clinical and Research Services at Metanoia Institute in London, where she has developed a research clinic and conducts practice based evaluative research projects. She teaches on the MSc programme in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at Metanoia Institute and offers research supervision. Biljana also works as a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice in West Sussex.
Outcomes for delegates:
Knowledge about current research on effectiveness of Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy.
Understanding of the gains and challenges of evaluation in practice settings.