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  • A Poststructural Autoethnography: Self as event

    Moneypenny, Paula Dian (University of Waikato, 2013)
    This thesis takes the form of a poststructural autoethnography. It explores self as event in order to illustrate the fluid nature of self identities, and is informed by the writings of Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, ...
  • Counselling Patients with a Spinal Cord Injury

    Sliedrecht, Susan (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    The aim of this study was to improve current counselling services at the Auckland Spinal Unit. This purpose was achieved by co-researching the topic with people who have extensive experience of living in the community ...
  • Cultural Conversations in a Counselling Context

    Harkness, Jane (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    This research project focuses on counselling practice with Māori women who have engaged in counselling in relation to overcoming the effects of both historic and recent sexual abuse. The researcher / counsellor is pakeha. ...
  • How do new practitioners come to understand and effectively use supervision?

    Wolfe, Rachel (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    This project investigated how new practitioners come to understand and effectively use supervision. It was based on a collaborative inquiry with supervisors and new practitioners who had met for supervision, and who ...
  • Justice in Therapy: an autoethnography

    Rodwell, Jan Dorothy (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Questions of social justice are a central concern to the profession of counselling and at the same time readily overlooked perhaps because of the infusion of individualism and humanism out of which counselling emerged. ...
  • A local Aotearoa New Zealand investigation of the contribution of Māori cultural knowledges to Pakeha identity and counselling practices

    Te Wiata, Joy (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    This project investigates the experiences of a small group of social service practitioners as they consider the question of what it means to be Pakeha in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2004. Specifically this study considers ...
  • A peer professional learning group: A professional identity forum

    Alford, Zoë (University of Waikato, 2012)
    In response to the challenges of academic work when studying for Masters of Counselling degrees at a distance from the university while living in a geographically isolated community in Aotearoa New Zealand, Kandyce Bevan, ...
  • Positioning and re-positioning of individual and family relationships in relation to anorexia/bulimia: An auto-ethnographical informed study

    Scott, Paula Leigh (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    Emerging from a ten-year long struggle with anorexia and bulimia and moving into a post-structuralist, narrative-guided counselling frame has drawn me to thinking about how knowledge shapes life. Anorexia and bulimia have ...
  • You and me and shame

    Gillanders, Leah Esme (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This research project investigated the effects of bringing an as-yet-untold story of shame to a narrative therapy counselling conversation. The researcher, who became the client, invited a narrative practitioner to join ...