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Playing with metaphors in supervision (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2023, October). Playing with metaphors in supervision. Paper presented at 7th Community Psychology Festival, Edinburgh, UK

The process of supervising doctoral research students can be overly dry and focused on outputs, lacking a playful focus on the lived experience of the supervisee and the intersubjectivity of the student-supervisor relationship. While supporting... Read More about Playing with metaphors in supervision.

Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Ramsey-Wade, C. E., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2021). Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 16(1), 59-76. https://doi.org/10.1080/15401383.2020.1760988

A systematic review of the literature was carried out to assess whether therapeutic writing could improve outcomes for clients with disordered eating. Twelve studies were identified that met the review’s inclusion criteria. Each study was criticall... Read More about Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review.

Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group (2020)
Journal Article
Malyn, B. O., Thomas, Z., & Ramsey-Wade, C. E. (2020). Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 20(4), 715-724. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12304

This study provides a qualitative exploration of the therapeutic mechanisms occurring within three community-based reading and writing for well-being groups attended by older adults, located in a city in England. Whilst it is increasingly accepted th... Read More about Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group.

Mindfulness in higher education: An evaluation of a four-year MBSR programme at a UK HEI (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2017, July). Mindfulness in higher education: An evaluation of a four-year MBSR programme at a UK HEI. Poster presented at Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice Conference 2017, Chester, England

MBSR programmes within universities are well-established in the US and increasing in the UK, as levels of stress are high amongst students and staff. The aim of this project was to evaluate an MBSR programme within a UK HE institution over a four y... Read More about Mindfulness in higher education: An evaluation of a four-year MBSR programme at a UK HEI.