Key need 1 Learning how to creatively and effectively use oneself in the treatment process is an important component of most forms of therapy training. This level of self-awareness is, however, often neglected in research, despite the centrality of the researcher to their work.

A Cross-Disciplinary and Multi-Method Approach of Multilingualism in Psychotherapy

A Cross-Disciplinary and Multi-Method Approach of Multilingualism in Psychotherapy
A cross-disciplinary and multi-method approach of multilingualism in psychotherapy
Jean-Marc DewaeleBeverley Costa

Jean-Marc Dewaele and Beverley Costa share their experience of doing mixed-methods research in a neglected area of psychotherapy.

  • Multilingual therapy
  • Mixed-method inquiry
  • Quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Critical realism
  • Positivism
  • Social sciences
  • Hypothesis
  • Data collection
  • Likert scale
  • Factor analysis

Introductory comments: In this chapter Jean-Marc and Beverley will share their experiences of working with mixed methods in an under-researched area. As we shall see, Beverley's interest in larger sampling groups introduced her to some of the advantages of quantitative research. Together with Jean-Marc, who expands on the methods in detail in this chapter, Beverley was able to research multilingual therapy from several angles.

Practitioner Perspective, by Beverley

In 2011, Mothertongue, a multi-ethnic counselling service (www.mothertongue.org.uk), decided to conduct ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles