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It's good to talk? Talking Cure and the ethics of on-screen psychotherapy (2013)
Journal Article
Blaker, L. (2013). It's good to talk? Talking Cure and the ethics of on-screen psychotherapy. Journal of Media Practice, 14(3), 193-209. https://doi.org/10.1386/jmpr.14.3.193_1

This article considers the ethical concerns facing media practitioners who make programmes which feature on-screen psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is conventionally regarded as a confidential activity involving the participation of ‘vulnerable’ people.... Read More about It's good to talk? Talking Cure and the ethics of on-screen psychotherapy.

From ‘talking Cure’ to ‘Bedlam’ : a study of the factors impacting on the construction of UK factual psychotherapy programming 1999 to 2013
Thesis
Blaker, L. From ‘talking Cure’ to ‘Bedlam’ : a study of the factors impacting on the construction of UK factual psychotherapy programming 1999 to 2013. (Thesis). University of Saford

This thesis extends research on UK factual television by investigating programming that has not previously been studied, and by utilising a mixed-method research design that situates textual analysis within broader cultural, professional and industri... Read More about From ‘talking Cure’ to ‘Bedlam’ : a study of the factors impacting on the construction of UK factual psychotherapy programming 1999 to 2013.