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Post-Qualification Research

The Post-Qualification Doctorates programmes, promote and support the research activity of the Tutor Team, current candidates and students, and alumni at all levels.

All members of the Tutor Team are research active and regularly publish their work. Tutors collaborate with colleagues and with alumni, on a range of practice-based research projects. Click here for detailed information on the research ethos of the Department.

For more information on Tutor Team activity and current research interests, including titles of 40 recent publications, click here.


The Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies provides a dedicated research programme, for senior qualified practitioners who wish to undertake research, which relates directly to their own practice as clinicians, trainers, supervisors, managers, or writers. Please click on the Helpful Links to view Abstracts of completed Doctoral Research Projects and then click on the individual Abstract titles.

Students on the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP), a post-qualification taught programme, undertake a research dissertation. Details of current Tutor Team activity and current research interests are available via the Helpful Links.


For further information on Post-Qualification Doctorates research activity, please contact Professor Simon du Plock, Faculty Head.