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Researching the Therapeutic Impact of Words (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2019, July). Researching the Therapeutic Impact of Words. Paper presented at Creative Bridges International: Work and Research with Words for Wellbeing

This presentation outlines different projects researching therapeutic writing for disordered eating. It aims to disseminate these research findings as well as to describe some of the many obstacles to conducting and publishing research in this area.

Where is the service user voice in our research? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. E. (2019, June). Where is the service user voice in our research?. Presented at ACBS Annual World Conference 17

Health intervention research has been criticised for a lack of focus on investigating acceptability, before examining efficacy and effectiveness. There are clear moral and ethical arguments for giving voice to service users’ experiences of helpful a... Read More about Where is the service user voice in our research?.

Mindful Eating - Conscious Living: An acceptability study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Halliwell, E., Williamson, H., & Atkinson, M. (2019, June). Mindful Eating - Conscious Living: An acceptability study. Poster presented at ACBS Annual World Conference 17

Mindful Eating – Conscious Living™ (ME-CL) is a mindfulness-based programme originating in the US which aims to reduce anxiety around food and eating. While the programme is being delivered widely, it has never been tested under research conditions.... Read More about Mindful Eating - Conscious Living: An acceptability study.

Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2018, June). Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 8

There is a need for new and creative psychological therapies for anorexia in particular, as it has the highest bed cost and the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric condition, and few NICE recommended clinical treatments. Interventions which ca... Read More about Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review.

Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2017, June). Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review. Poster presented at Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2017

This poster will present the results of a recently completed systematic review examining whether therapeutic writing could improve outcomes for clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa. There is a great need for new and creative psychological therapi... Read More about Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review.

Group poetry therapy for clients recovering from anorexia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of client experience (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2016, June). Group poetry therapy for clients recovering from anorexia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of client experience. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 7 Conference

Poetry therapy, also known as bibliotherapy or therapeutic creative writing, is an arts-based therapy which uses creative writing or published literature for therapeutic means. Like other art therapies, it may be a useful addition to the range of in... Read More about Group poetry therapy for clients recovering from anorexia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of client experience.



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