The Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology provides comprehensive coverage of the qualitative methods, strategies, and research issues in psychology. Qualitative research in psychology has been transformed since the first edition's publication. Responding to this evolving field, existing chapters have been updated while three new chapters have been added on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation, and Netnography. With a focus on methodological progress throughout, the chapters are organised into three sections: Section One: Methods Section Two: Perspectives and Techniques Section Three: Applications In the field of psychology and beyond, this handbook will constitute a valuable resource for both experienced qualitative researchers and novices for many years to come.
Chapter 29: Qualitative Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: History, Methods, Ethics and Impact
Qualitative Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: History, Methods, Ethics and Impact
This chapter updates the counselling research focused chapter that appeared in Willig and Stainton Rogers's (2008) inaugural first edition of this Sage Handbook (Ponterotto et al., 2008). The outline and structure of this revised chapter parallels the original chapter while providing significant updates and a more recent review of the literature spanning the eight years (2008–2016) since the inaugural edition. Similar to the original chapter (Ponterotto et al., 2008), we (a) provide a brief historical perspective on the place of qualitative methods in counselling and psychotherapy research and locate this specialty ...