Module Details

PA965-7-SU-CO: Applications Of Research To Psychodynamic Practice

Year: 2017/18
Department: Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No

Supervisor: Mrs Susan Kegerreis
Teaching Staff: Sue Kegerreis
Contact details:

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

This module aims to familiarise students with the basics of research as applied to psychodynamic counselling. It will introduce them to qualitative and quantitative research methods and assist them in using routine outcome measures in their clinical work. Students will read key research texts that illuminate the possibilities and complexities of psychodynamic practice research. They will learn how to read and assess the research literature and be able to develop a research-mindedness in their approach to their work.

Learning and Teaching Methods


100 per cent Coursework Mark


3000-4000 word assignment


  • Background text : Greenhalgh, T., (2010)How to read a paper : the basics of evidence-based medicine Wiley-Blackwell

Further information

External Examiner Information

  • Name: Dr Anne Worthington
    Institution: Middlesex University
    Academic Role: Senior Lecturer