- Subject index
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.
Chapter Thirteen: Reflexivity as Mutual Collaboration
Reflexivity as Mutual Collaboration
This chapter concerns collaborative research. It asks who is being heard, and why? We look at real-life examples of co-operative inquiry into school-based therapy in socially deprived areas and the role of black issues in counselling training. The chapter includes examples of how to invite and run co-operative inquiry groups.
- Action research
- Co-operative inquiry
- Reflexive response
- Pluralistic approach
- Grounded theory
This chapter revolves around research that emphasises the value of a collaborative problem formulation and search process. The researcher raises questions about who is being heard, and why, and incorporates this interest in meaning-making processes throughout the study (Figure 13.1).
In this final chapter about reflexive approaches, evaluation is a particularly pronounced theme. We will look at two different attempts to evaluate a practice: ...