Alison Barr, director of The Green Rooms, is active in counselling and psychotherapy research. Alison believes that specialised research is crucial to the development of the profession, and, to ensure that clients are being offered the best possible support and intervention.
Alison has published research titled, ‘An Investigation into the extent to which Psychological Wounds inspire Counsellors and Psychotherapists to become Wounded Healers, the significance of these Wounds on their Career Choice, the causes of these Wounds and the overall significance of Demographic Factors’.
Alison presented this paper at the 2006 COSCA Research Dialogue, and received an enthusiastic reception. You can download the research paper and presentation handouts below.