CV

Dr. B. van Rijn

Dr. Biljana van Rijn
Godalming, Surrey, UK.

Position at METANOIA INSTITUTE: Faculty Head of Research Strategy and Innovation

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS:

2012 HPC Registred Counselling Psychologist
2008 Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy);
European Transactional Analysis Association
2005    Doctorate in psychotherapy by Professional Studies;
Middlesex University with Metanoia Institute
1997    Provisional Teaching  and Supervising Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy; European  Transactional Analysis Association
1996    MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
Middlesex University with Metanoia Institute
1995    Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy);
European Transactional Analysis Association
1986    Graduate Psychologist;
University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

OTHER CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:

From 1996  Counselling and Psychotherapy Tutor
From 2009  Research Supervisor. Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Integrative Psychotherapy
From 1990  Private Practice: Psychotherapist
From 1995  Clinical Supervisor

OTHER ACADEMIC ROLES

Examiner:

Internal Examiner: Metanoia Institute Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Integrative psychotherapy (eight projects examined)

External Examiner: London Metropolitan University Doctorate In Counselling Psychology, 2008 (one project examined)

External Examiner: Queen Margaret University Edinburgh MSc in Psychotherapy 2008-2012 (MSc programme in Transactional Analysis psychotherapy)

External Expert: University of Wales, Periodic Review, July 2015

Journals:

  • 2015 Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal (CPR),reviewer
  • 2013 British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, reviewer
  • 2009 Transactional Analysis Journal, reviewer
  • 2011 Journal of Integrative Research, Counselling and Psychotherapy, member of the editorial board
  • 2009-2012 Transactional Analysis Research Journal, member of the editorial board

Committees:

Member of:

The Executive Board, Metanoia Institute
The Academic Board, Metanoia Institute
Research Committee, Chair, Metanoia Institute
Research Ethics Committee, Metanoia Institute
Quality and Standards Committee,Metanoia Institute
Theory Development and Research Committee,Chair, European Association of Transactional Analysis, from 2016
International Association of Transactional Association Research Award Committee,Chair, from 2016

PUBLICATIONS: (for more details see Publications page)

Journal papers:

Cooper, M., van Rijn, B., and Chryssafidou, E. (2018). Avatar-based counselling for psychological distress in secondary school pupils: pilot evaluation. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 1-14. doi:10.1080/03069885.2018.1506567

van Rijn, B., Cooper, M. and Chryssafidou, E. (2017), Avatar-based counselling for young people within school counselling. Qualitative analysis of client experience. Couns. Psychother. Res..Wiley, doi:10.1002/capr.12155

Van Rijn, B. (2016). The role of Routine Outcomes Evaluation in developing reflexivity in clinical practice. The Psychotherapist, Spring 2016(62), 34-36.

Van Rijn, B., & Wild, C. (2016). Development and Evaluation of Adherence Questionnaires for Gestalt Psychotherapy, Relational Transactional Analysis, and Integrative Psychotherapy: A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Psychotherapy, 20(1), 7-18.

Van Rijn, B., & Wild, C. (2016). Comparison of Transactional Analysis Group and Individual Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: Routine Outcomes Evaluation in Community Clinics. Transactional Analysis Journal, 46(1), 63-74. doi: 10.1177/0362153715615115

Van Rijn, B., Cooper, M., Jackson, A., & Wild, C. (2015). Avatar-based therapy within prison settings: pilot evaluation. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2015.1068273 doi:10.1080/03069885.2015.1068273

Van Rijn, B. (2014). Assessment and Case Formulation in Counselling and Psychotherapy. London, Sage. (ISBN 9781446269794)

Van Rijn, B. (2014). Establishing an Online Practice. Chapter Eight Commentary. Psychotherapy 2.0: Where Psychotherapy and Technology Meet
Ed. P. Weitz. London, Karnac Books: 186-187.

van Rijn, B., Wild, C., & Dumitru, A. (2014). Challenges to Developing Routine Outcomes Evaluation in Different Practice Settings and Cultures: A Naturalistic Enquiry in Spain and the UK. International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research, 5(2), 28-34. Retrieved from http://www.ijtar.org/article/view/13800/9077

Van Rijn, B. and Wild, C. (2013) Humanistic and Integrative Therapies for Anxiety and Depression: Practice-Based Evaluation of Transactional Analysis, Gestalt, and Integrative Psychotherapies and Person-Centered Counseling. Transactional Analysis Journal April 2013 43(2) 150-163

Van Rijn, B. (2012). Evaluation in Psychotherapy: An Opportunity and a Challenge. The Script, 42(4), 1-3,www.itaaworld.org

Van Rijn, B., Wild, C., & Moran, P. (2012) Evaluation of Integrative Counselling Psychology and Transactional Analysis in Primary Care Health Setting. Journal of Integrative Research, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 1(1), 36-46.

Van Rijn, B., Wild, C., Moran, P. (2011), Evaluating the Outcomes of Transactional Analysis and Integrative Counselling Psychology within UK Primary Care Settings, International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research,2/2, 34-44

Bager-Charlson, S. , Van Rijn, B. (2011) Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Exeter: Learning Matters.

Van Rijn, B. (2011) Research and relational psychotherapy in: Fowlie, H. and Sills, C. (Eds.)(2011) Relational Transactional Analysis, Principles in Practice. (pp.305-312) London: Karnac.

Van Rijn, B.,Wild, C., Fowlie, H., Sills, C. & van Beekum, S. (2011) Impact of Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy Training on Self Awareness and Ability for Contact,International Journal of Transacational Analysis Research,2/1,16-24.

Van Rijn, B.,Wild, C. (2010) Research Clinic Approach to the Evaluation of Integrative and Humanistic Psychotherapies,The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration,7/2,49-56.

Van Rijn, B. (2010) Research Clinic at Metanoia,Therapy Today,July 2010 21/6,50.

Van Rijn, B. (2010) Evaluating Our Practice, in Reflective Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, edited by Bager-Charleson,S. Learning Matters.

Van Rijn, B. (2010) Developments within Reflective Practice, in Reflective Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, edited by Bager-Charleson,S. Learning Matters.

Van Rijn, B., Sills, C., Hunt, J., Shivanath, S., Gildebrand, K., & Fowlie, H. (2008) Developing clinical effectiveness in psychotherapy training: Action research. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 8(4), 261-268.

Van Rijn,B. & Sills,C. (2007-08) Developing practitioner effectiveness through training. The Psychotherapist, Issue 36,Winter 2007-08.

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