Attending to the sad, the mad, the bad and the glad in shaping the future of online counselling and psychotherapy.
This workshop will raise questions, and seek answers, about the future for online counselling in light of constant innovation in distance care and, particularly, the need for practitioner-led enhancement of our professional and intellectual capital, that effectively combines rigour and the full breadth of human feelings, emotional expression and experience.
About this presenter:
With over a quarter of a century of experience in mental health care, Stephen Goss, PhD, is Principal Lecturer on the DPsych (Professional Studies) programme at the Metanoia Institute, Middlesex University, and an Independent Consultant in technologically mediated counselling and support service development, research, evaluation and supervision for clinical and research work in the UK and worldwide. Among nearly 100 varied public works, his co-edited books include Evidence Based Counselling and Psychological Therapies, Research and Applications (Routledge, 2000), Technology in Counselling and Psychotherapy, A Practitioner’s Guide (Palgrav
e, 2003) and The Use of Technology in Mental Health (CC Thomas, 2010). He is Associate Editor for Research for the quarterly journal Therape
utic Innovations in Light of Technology and sits on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Guidance and Counselling and is currently publishing on practitioner-led professional entrepreneurialism in doctoral and post-doctoral level development of the profession.