Can You Help a PhD Student Understand What Clients Find Helpful in Therapy?

Sue Wiggins, a PhD student in counselling and psychotherapy, sent along some details about her current research. Can you help her understand what clients find helpful in therapy?

From Sue Wiggins:

Have you ever experienced counselling or psychotherapy? If so, have you found it helpful? Would you like to inform counsellors and therapists about what you find helpful?

If you can answer ‘yes’ to the above questions then please read on.

My name is Sue Wiggins, and I am a researcher at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. I have created a short questionnaire which attempts to find answers to the question of what clients find helpful in therapy. It is easy to complete, anonymous and confidential. It will take approximately 5 minutes of your time.

The survey is available here:

And Sue’s site is here:

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