Other Systemic Doctorate and PhD Research Theses

Titles and links to Systemic Doctorate and Phd Theses carried out at other Institutes and Universities

University of Bedfordshire.

Bereavement

Annette Wilson. (2012) Taking the private into the public. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice

Dialogical embodied enquiry

Anne Hedvig Vedeler. (2011) Dialogical Practices: Diving into the Poetic Movement. Exploring supervision and therapy. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Family business

Lisen Kebbe. (2011)  Keeping the conversation going: A study of conversational spaces during Family Business Succession. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Narrative Group Work

Leah Salter. (2018) Acts of resistance: A reflexive inquiry into narrative group work with women who have experienced abuse or oppression. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Non-violent resistance 

Elizabeth Mary Day. (2014) A rich portrait of the non-violent resistance multi-parent therapeutic programme. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.


Organisational Consultancy

Andreas Granhof Juhl. (2011)  A multi-positional and pragmatic reflexive approach to organizational consultancy. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Chris Oliver. (2012)  Systemic reflexivity: building theory for organisational consultancy. PhD thesis.

Kicki Oljemark. (2014) An appreciative inquiry into leadership sense-making and possibilities: a story of values in action. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Martin Miksits. (2014) Imagining organisational futures: towards a systemic constructionist practice perspective. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice

Anne Rød (2019) Human systems in motion: exploring the application of systemic ideas in teams navigating change.. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Jacob Storch (2011) 'Systemic thinking, lived redescription, and ironic leadership: creating and sustaining a company of innovative organisational consulting practices'. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Organisation

Birgitte Pedersen, (2014)  Beyond talent management: a relational portrait of companies adapting to global financial downturns. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Cherrie Valerie Ravello (2013) An investigation into nurses’ views and experiences of what creates a clinical learning environment within acute in-patient psychiatric wards. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Project Management

Ian Joseph Cammack (2013)  A journey towards becoming a systemic practitioner: becoming a project manager and an educationalist.  Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Relational Ethnography

Gail Simon. (2011)  Writing (as) systemic practice. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Systemic coaching

Ann-Margreth Olsson. (2010) Listening to the Voice of Children. Systemic Dialogue Coaching: Inviting Participation and Partnership in Social Work. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.  

Systemic Inquiry

Helen Mahaffey (2013) Exploring systemic positioning in everyday conversations in communities: an embodied reflexive inquiry. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Systemic Psychotherapy

Chip Chimera (2015) Emerging practices of action in systemic therapy: how and why family therapists use action methods in their work.  Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Glenda Robyn Fredman (2008) A systemic constructionist approach to the therapeutic relationship and emotion: practical theory for psychotherapy and consultation. PhD thesis

Robert van Hennik (2018) Practice based evidence based practice: navigating complexity in feedback-informed  systemic therapy. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Julia Jude (2013) Family systemic therapy in the home : reigniting the fire. Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice.

Birkbeck, University of London.

Adult Mental Health

Amanda Austen (2016) General adult psychiatrists' experiences of systemic family therapy: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College. University of London. Open access Birkbeck

Anorexia

Nigel Jacobs (2016) Informed orienteering : a study of navigating systemic positioning dilemmas within the field of anorexia. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis, Birkbeck, University of London.

Attachment from a Systemic Perspective

Mohammad Ali Mazaheri-Tehrani  (1997) Attachment From a Systemic Perspective: A Study of Iranian Families. 1997. PhD

Gender

Marcus Averbeck (2006) Fatherhoods in Family Therapy: A Discourse Analysis of Family Therapists’ Contributions to the Constructions of Fatherhoods. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Ged Smith (2011) How family therapists encounter and respond to hegemonic masculinity in family therapy. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Susan Stuart Wagstaff (2006) Depressed Women Talking about Mothering: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Mark Weeks (2009) An Exploration of Gender within Systemic Supervision. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Menis Mahir Yousry (2007) Understanding Arab Men: Towards More Effective Systemic Family Therapy. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Reflexivity in Systemic Psychotherapy

Grace Heaphy. (2019) Theorising reflexivity in systemic psychotherapy. How Masters level students construct reflexivity and discuss its use in practice. Professional Doctorate in Psychology. Family & Systemic Psychotherapy.

Sexual Issues in Clinical Work

Desa Markovic (2007) Systemic Therapists' Resources for Dealing With Sexual Issues in Clinical Work. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis

School Exclusion

S. E. Rendall (2000). Factors relating to exclusion from school: A systemic approach. PhD

Supervision

Robert McCandless (2009). Developing Reflexive Abilities in Systemic Training: The Experience of Supervisors. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis

Barbara McKay.  (2015) What contributes to the development of supervisory style in the context of live supervision in a training institute? Professional Doctorate in Psychology. Family & Systemic Psychotherapy.

Self-harm

Ramón Karamat Ali. (2013) An exploration of triadic family relationships: A systemic-attachment perspective on the experiences of adolescents who self-harm and their parents.  Professional Doctorate in Psychology. Family & Systemic Psychotherapy.

Northumbria University

Jeanette Neden (2012) Reflexivity dialogues : an inquiry into how reflexivity is constructed in family therapy education. Phd thesis

Alexander Reed (2004) Social network meetings in an acute psychiatric setting : a practitioner research enquiry. PhD thesis

University of Parma. Italy

Francesca Balestra. (2014) Mappare il cambiamento. Analisi dei processi interattivi in terapia familiare. Mapping the change. Analysis of interactive processes in family therapy. Doctoral thesis.

Marina Everri. (2010) Families under the microscope. Observing interactional processes in family microtransitions. Doctoral thesis.

Elena Venturelli. (2011)  Famiglia e gruppo di pari: relazioni e connessioni. Studio delle interazioni triadiche tra padre-madre-bambino in età prescolare e delle competenze socio-emotive del bambino nella scuola dell’infanzia. Family and peer group: relationships and connections. Study of triadic interactions between father-mother-child of preschool age and the child's socio-emotional skills in nursery school.      Doctoral thesis.

Chiara Panari. (2008) Le famiglie interculturali: identità, dinamiche familiari e sociali.   Intercultural families: identity, family and social dynamics.  Doctoral thesis.


Taos Institute

Taos Phd Program Completed Phd Dissertations

Research references

We include research which is directly relevant and useful to family therapy and systemic practice, and to the families, individuals and communities...

Tavistock Systemic Doctoral Research Theses.

Doctoral systemic and family therapy research carried out on the Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock. Many full texts...

Masters research dissertations

Titles and abstracts of systemic masters research dissertations from UK family therapy training institutes that were awarded distinctions and from...