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The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Rodríguez-Dorans, E., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Liverpool, S., Viliardos, L., & Karkou, V. (2024). The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Race and ethnicity constitute demographic data often collected in mental health research. However, their conceptualisation is unclear and their categorisation inconsistent, which affects how they are reported, analysed, and evaluated against research... Read More about The conceptualisation of the ethnic person: A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of how race and ethnicity are constructed in the literature of digital psychotherapies for depression.

Evaluation of a hybrid student placement counselling service (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Viliardos, L., & Roddy, J. (2024, May). Evaluation of a hybrid student placement counselling service. Paper presented at 30th BACP International Research Conference 2024 Enriching research, practice and policy with lived experience, Birmingham

The paper discusses a service evaluation of one TRaCCs clinic. The [anonymised for review] clinic has been collecting client data since September 2021 when all clients were seen remotely. Since 2022, the clinics have provided a hybrid service where... Read More about Evaluation of a hybrid student placement counselling service.

Enhancing Therapeutic Skills (2023)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Viliardos, L. (2023). Enhancing Therapeutic Skills. In J. Roddy (Ed.), Working with Client Experiences of Domestic Abuse (43-49). Routledge

Creating the right environment for counselling to take place is vital for any therapy to progress. The nature of domestic abuse, such that it is a relational abuse, requires very strong and clear therapeutic relationships to be built. As counselling... Read More about Enhancing Therapeutic Skills.

Child Sexual Abuse (2023)
Book Chapter
Viliardos, L., Neil, M., & Sue, M. (2023). Child Sexual Abuse. In P. Ali, & M. M. Rogers (Eds.), Gender-Based Violence: A Comprehensive Guide (53-66). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05640-6

Childhood sexual abuse is a major concern. This chapter explores childhood sexual abuse, an international public health problem, with similar prevalence rates in both Western and non-Western societies. Definitions and prevalence rates of child sexual... Read More about Child Sexual Abuse.

University of Salford Domestic Abuse Counselling Service Evaluation (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Viliardos, L., & Roddy, J. (2023, May). University of Salford Domestic Abuse Counselling Service Evaluation. Paper presented at British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Conference, Leeds Beckett University

Evaluation of a model of counselling for domestic abuse Aim or purpose Experiences of domestic abuse has shown increased levels of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and suicidal ideation across client groups, with counselling suggested a go... Read More about University of Salford Domestic Abuse Counselling Service Evaluation.

Different Clients, Different Contexts (2023)
Book Chapter
Roddy, J., Viliardos, L., Widdowson, M., Dubrow-Marshall, R., & Donohue, K. (2023). Different Clients, Different Contexts. In J. Roddy (Ed.), Working with Client Experiences of Domestic Abuse (150-166). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003253266-11

Many of the representations of domestic abuse today are of the female victim at the hands of the male abuser. In this chapter, we recognise that abuse is possible across society and try to share what a different client group and different context mig... Read More about Different Clients, Different Contexts.

Working with Protective Emotions (2023)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Viliardos, L. (2023). Working with Protective Emotions. In J. Roddy (Ed.), Working with Client Experiences of Domestic Abuse (73-87). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003253266-6

Protective emotions are common amongst survivors of domestic abuse and, on the surface, often appear to be “negative.” Whilst in an abusive relationship, a range of overwhelming emotions may be experienced by the victim/survivor including abject fear... Read More about Working with Protective Emotions.

Exploring male survivors of childhood sexual abuse experiences of specialist counselling services (2022)
Journal Article
Viliardos, L., Murphy, N., & McAndrew, S. (2022). Exploring male survivors of childhood sexual abuse experiences of specialist counselling services. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 23(1), 115-124. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12596

Global estimates suggest 5% to 10% of men report experience of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). However, male CSA is significantly underreported, with men being reluctant to disclose due to vulnerability, stigmatisation, homophobic responses, and fearin... Read More about Exploring male survivors of childhood sexual abuse experiences of specialist counselling services.

Mental health challenges facing male survivors of child sexual abuse: implications for mental health nurses (2022)
Journal Article
Viliardos, L., Murphy, N., & McAndrew, S. (2022). Mental health challenges facing male survivors of child sexual abuse: implications for mental health nurses. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.13087

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is an issue of epidemic proportions in the United Kingdom (UK) and an international public health problem. Evidence suggests that in the UK one in twenty children have been sexually abused, with one in three not telling anyon... Read More about Mental health challenges facing male survivors of child sexual abuse: implications for mental health nurses.

Qualitative investigation into pre- and post-natal experience of parents of triplets (2021)
Journal Article
Kotera, Y., Kaluzeviciute, G., & Viliardos, L. (2021). Qualitative investigation into pre- and post-natal experience of parents of triplets. Journal of Child and Family Studies, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02200-1

Although parents of triplets experience substantial mental distress, research about this increasing population has primarily focused on physical health risks of triplets and mothers, failing to capture the subjective wellbeing of parents. Accordingly... Read More about Qualitative investigation into pre- and post-natal experience of parents of triplets.

An exploration of counselling and support services as experienced by adult male survivors of child sexual abuse (2021)
Thesis
Viliardos, L. An exploration of counselling and support services as experienced by adult male survivors of child sexual abuse. (Thesis). University of Salford

Global estimates suggest between 5% and 10% of men report that they have experienced sexual abuse as a child. However, it is thought that male childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is significantly underreported, with men being reluctant to disclose due to vu... Read More about An exploration of counselling and support services as experienced by adult male survivors of child sexual abuse.

Resilience intervention for families of autistic children : reviewing the literature (2021)
Journal Article
Kotera, Y., Pope, M., Chircop, J., Kirkman, A., Bennett-Viliardos, L., & Sharaan, S. (2021). Resilience intervention for families of autistic children : reviewing the literature. Journal of concurrent disorders,

: Given the rising diagnostic rates of autism, it is imperative to investigate the well-being of families with autistic children. Families of autistic children report more mental health difficulties than families of typically developing children.... Read More about Resilience intervention for families of autistic children : reviewing the literature.