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Doing Research in Psychological Therapies

Doing Research in Psychological Therapies
A Step-by-Step Guide

First Edition

September 2023 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This comprehensive and highly practical ‘how to’ book guides researchers from start to finish through the research process. The easy-to-follow consecutive steps cover: basic academic skills, literature reviews, research aims, selection of quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods, research and ethics proposals, data collection and analysis, and final thesis or report. Supported by decision-making flowcharts, further reading, reflective questions, state-of-the-art trends and templates, this book ensures you produce a sound and coherent research project that fulfils your training and publication requirements. It is the go-to guide for beginning and advanced researchers in counselling, psychotherapy, counselling and clinical psychology, psychiatry and related disciplines.

Part 1: Basic Skills
Chapter 1: How To Become a Researcher On Psychological Therapies
Chapter 2: How To Develop Basic Academic Skills
Part 2: Essential Skills
Chapter 3: How To Develop A Conceptual Overview Of Your Research Area
Chapter 4. How To Find a Research Topic Via Self-Reflection
Chapter 5: How to conduct a literature review
Chapter 6: How To Develop Research Aims
Chapter 7: How To Decide The Methodology
Part 3: Specific Skills
Chapter 8: How To Conduct Quantitative Research
Chapter 9: How To Conduct Qualitative Research
Chapter 10: How To Conduct Mixed-Methods Research
Chapter 11: How To Conduct Ethical Research
Chapter 12. How To Discuss & Disseminate Research
Part 4: Templates

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