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‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of the relationship between social class, mental health and therapy (2021)
Journal Article
McEvoy, C., Clarke, V., & Thomas, Z. (in press). ‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of the relationship between social class, mental health and therapy. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12382

With a few exceptions, the subject of social class has rarely been addressed in counselling and psychotherapy research. This study seeks to contribute to redressing this omission by exploring therapists’ accounts of how social class operates within t... Read More about ‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of the relationship between social class, mental health and therapy.

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.

Therapists’ and non-therapists’ constructions of heterosex: A qualitative story completion study (2018)
Journal Article
Shah-Beckley, I., Clarke, V., & Thomas, Z. (2020). Therapists’ and non-therapists’ constructions of heterosex: A qualitative story completion study. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 93(2), 189-206. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12203

© 2018 The British Psychological Society Objectives: Little research has examined the discourses that shape therapists’ sense-making around heterosex. This paper explores the discourses of sexuality and gender underpinning therapists’ and non-therapi... Read More about Therapists’ and non-therapists’ constructions of heterosex: A qualitative story completion study.