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Psychosocial Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (2024)
Journal Article
Aamir, M., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Dubrow-Marshall, R., Al Ameri, M., Ganesan, S., & Abbas Zaher, W. (2024). Psychosocial Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). #Journal not on list, 12(3), https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v12i3.5020

Background: Despite the high prevalence of breast cancer, there is limited understanding of the psychosocial needs of cancer survivors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Methods: A survey was conducted to assess the psychosocial needs among 20... Read More about Psychosocial Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report (2023)
Journal Article
Tate, D., Dubrow‐Marshall, L., & Allely, C. S. (in press). The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12711

Background: Many young people with autism can have an average or above average IQ, yet they still struggle with the social competencies needed to successfully navigate into adulthood. Despite many individuals with autism experiencing significant chal... Read More about The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report.

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.

Working with Protective Behaviours (2023)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2023). Working with Protective Behaviours. In J. Roddy (Ed.), Working with Client Experiences of Domestic Abuse (88-100). Routledge

Domestic abuse survivors sometimes present in counselling with a series of self-destructive behaviours that at first glance might seem mentally unhealthy and may inhibit understanding, empathy, and compassion from the psychotherapist. These behaviour... Read More about Working with Protective Behaviours.

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.

Cults And Mental Health (2023)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. P. (2023). Cults And Mental Health. In Encyclopedia of Mental Health. (3). Elsevier

This chapter summarises research about the association between cults (also referred to as high demand environments, sects, and/or extremist groups) and challenges to mental health. Research on the mental health and psychological wellbeing of members... Read More about Cults And Mental Health.

Understanding the psychosocial needs of breast cancer survivors in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study (2022)
Journal Article
Aamir, M., Al Ameri, M., Ganesan, S., Alharmoudi, F., Alshehhi, A., Alhashmi, F., …Zaher, W. (2022). Understanding the psychosocial needs of breast cancer survivors in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study. Discover Psychology, 2(43), https://doi.org/10.1007/s44202-022-00056-0

Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United Arab Emirates; yet there is little known about the psychosocial concerns of the survivors. Research shows that meeting the psychosocial needs significantly contributes to c... Read More about Understanding the psychosocial needs of breast cancer survivors in the United Arab Emirates: a qualitative study.

The importance of psychological flow in a creative, embodied and enactive psychological therapy approach (Arts for the Blues) (2022)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Turner, R., Thurston, S., Starkey, J., Omylinska-Thurston, J., & Karkou, V. (2022). The importance of psychological flow in a creative, embodied and enactive psychological therapy approach (Arts for the Blues). Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/17432979.2022.2130431

Psychological flow can be experienced in various occupational, recreational and creative domains and may confer increased well-being. Yet, very few studies have examined flow as a potential feature of creative arts therapies – particularly therapies... Read More about The importance of psychological flow in a creative, embodied and enactive psychological therapy approach (Arts for the Blues).

Bringing creative psychotherapies to primary NHS Mental Health Services in the UK : a feasibility study on patient and staff experiences of arts for the blues workshops delivered at Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services (2022)
Journal Article
Karkou, V., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Parsons, A., Thurston, S., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Nair, K., …Haslam, S. (2022). Bringing creative psychotherapies to primary NHS Mental Health Services in the UK : a feasibility study on patient and staff experiences of arts for the blues workshops delivered at Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12544

There have been several arguments for the need to generate evidence-based creative forms of psychological interventions in Improving Access to Psychological Services (IAPT), the main primary mental health provider in hospitals in England, UK. In th... Read More about Bringing creative psychotherapies to primary NHS Mental Health Services in the UK : a feasibility study on patient and staff experiences of arts for the blues workshops delivered at Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services.

Identifying the psychosocial needs of Emirati and expatriate breast cancer survivors in the U.A. E.: A mixed method investigation in a hospital setting (2022)
Thesis
Aamir, M. Identifying the psychosocial needs of Emirati and expatriate breast cancer survivors in the U.A. E.: A mixed method investigation in a hospital setting. (Thesis). University of Salford

Cancer is considered as a chronic disease which requires high-quality, long-term, post-treatment care (Drayton, et. al., 2012; Phillips & Currow, 2010). However, long-term survivorship care has become a growing healthcare burden requiring numerous re... Read More about Identifying the psychosocial needs of Emirati and expatriate breast cancer survivors in the U.A. E.: A mixed method investigation in a hospital setting.

The Ostrich Community Internet-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program for distress related to carrying debt : a digital hand to help people to face up to and cope with debt (2021)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Smail, D. (2022). The Ostrich Community Internet-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program for distress related to carrying debt : a digital hand to help people to face up to and cope with debt. In J. Prescott (Ed.), Digital Innovations for Mental Health Support (18-36). Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7991-6.ch002

Many individuals struggling with debt will experience associated psychological stress that negatively impacts on both their physical and psychological health (Elliott, 2016). People in debt may be too ashamed to participate in support groups or to se... Read More about The Ostrich Community Internet-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program for distress related to carrying debt : a digital hand to help people to face up to and cope with debt.

Digitising creative psychological therapy : Arts for the Blues (A4B) (2021)
Book Chapter
Farish-Edwards, F., Parsons, A., Starkey, J., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Thurston, S., Omylinska-Thurston, J., & Karkou, V. (2022). Digitising creative psychological therapy : Arts for the Blues (A4B). In J. Prescott (Ed.), Digital Innovations for Mental Health Support (1-17). Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7991-6.ch001

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a need to adapt and develop psychological interventions that address the mental health of those in need. As a result, Arts for the Blues (A4B), an evidence-based creative group psychotherapy model,... Read More about Digitising creative psychological therapy : Arts for the Blues (A4B).

The development and evaluation of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without an Intellectual Disability (CBSCTI-ASD) (2021)
Thesis
Tate, D. The development and evaluation of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without an Intellectual Disability (CBSCTI-ASD). (Thesis). University of Salford Manchester

Many young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can have an average or above average IQ yet still struggle with the social competencies needed to successfully navigate into adulthood. Despite many individuals with ASD experiencing significant c... Read More about The development and evaluation of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without an Intellectual Disability (CBSCTI-ASD).

Investigating the perceived effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and the impact on neuropsychological, emotional and behavioural functioning and quality of life : a case series analysis (2021)
Thesis
Bibi, H. Investigating the perceived effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and the impact on neuropsychological, emotional and behavioural functioning and quality of life : a case series analysis. (Thesis). University of Salford

Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is an ongoing issue (WHO, 2017) with 1 in 20 children annually reported as being abused in the UK (NSPCC, 2019; Radford et al, 2011). Many child survivors are of adolescent or young adult age before they request help f... Read More about Investigating the perceived effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and the impact on neuropsychological, emotional and behavioural functioning and quality of life : a case series analysis.

Reflections on offering a therapeutic creative arts intervention with cult survivors : a collective biography (2020)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., Kefalogianni, M., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Turner, R., Ingleton, H., Omylinska-Thurston, J., …Karkou, V. (2020). Reflections on offering a therapeutic creative arts intervention with cult survivors : a collective biography

A new, evidence-based, multimodal, and creative psychological therapy, Arts for the Blues, was piloted with survivors of cultic abuse in a workshop within a conference setting. The five facilitators, who occupied diverse roles and perspectives w... Read More about Reflections on offering a therapeutic creative arts intervention with cult survivors : a collective biography.

Arts for the Blues : the development of a new evidence-based creative group psychotherapy for depression (2020)
Journal Article
Omylinska-Thurston, J., Karkou, V., Parsons, A., Nair, K., Starkey, J., Dubrow-Marshall, L., …Sharma, S. (2021). Arts for the Blues : the development of a new evidence-based creative group psychotherapy for depression. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 21(3), 597-607. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12373

Introduction: Depression affects many adults in the UK, often resulting in referral to primary care mental health services (e.g. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies, IAPT). CBT is the main modality for depression within IAPT, with other ap... Read More about Arts for the Blues : the development of a new evidence-based creative group psychotherapy for depression.

Flowing towards freedom with multimodal creative therapy : the healing power of therapeutic arts for ex cult-members (2020)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., Turner, R., Ingleton, H., Kefalogianni, M., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Karkou, V., …Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2021). Flowing towards freedom with multimodal creative therapy : the healing power of therapeutic arts for ex cult-members. Arts in Psychotherapy, 72, 101743. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2020.101743

Creative arts can play an important role for cult survivors in surviving, transcending and healing from their past realities. Flow – an empowering state of mind-body integration and skilful, intuitive action while engaged in a challenging yet enjoyab... Read More about Flowing towards freedom with multimodal creative therapy : the healing power of therapeutic arts for ex cult-members.

It’s my life : staying in control. Developing a school-based intervention to facilitate adolescent behaviour change with respect to alcohol consumption (2020)
Thesis
Bragg, J. It’s my life : staying in control. Developing a school-based intervention to facilitate adolescent behaviour change with respect to alcohol consumption. (Thesis). University of Salford

Trends in adolescent alcohol consumption are declining, however remain a cause for concern. Research evidences a relationship between alcohol-related mortality and socioeconomic deprivation, more disadvantaged social groups tending to experience disp... Read More about It’s my life : staying in control. Developing a school-based intervention to facilitate adolescent behaviour change with respect to alcohol consumption.

Arts for the blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression (2019)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Karkou, V., Harlow, J., Haslam, S., Hobson, J., …Griffin, J. (2020). Arts for the blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 48(1), 5-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2019.1633459

Routinely prescribed psychological therapies for depression are not always effective. Arts therapies, particularly Dance Movement Psychotherapy, may offer additional therapeutic mechanisms for depression. Therefore, client-reported helpful factors fr... Read More about Arts for the blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression.

“I’m able to put my thoughts into picturing them physically” - phenomenological experiences of dance movement psychotherapy in a secondary school : unexpected empowerment over external contingency (2019)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2019). “I’m able to put my thoughts into picturing them physically” - phenomenological experiences of dance movement psychotherapy in a secondary school : unexpected empowerment over external contingency. Arts in Psychotherapy, 64, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2019.05.005

This study explored eight secondary school participants’ subjective experiences of Dance Movement Psychotherapy [DMP], and how these perceptions relate to prior expectations and/or perceived outcomes from the therapy. How pupils and staff experience... Read More about “I’m able to put my thoughts into picturing them physically” - phenomenological experiences of dance movement psychotherapy in a secondary school : unexpected empowerment over external contingency.

Arts for the Blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression: a pilot workshop report (2019)
Journal Article
Haslam, S., Parsons, A., Omylinska-Thurston, J., Nair, K., Harlow, J., Lewis, J., …Karkou, V. (2019). Arts for the Blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression: a pilot workshop report. Perspectives in Public Health, 139(3), 137-146. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913919826599

Introduction: Research over the last decade has identified both strengths and limitations in the use of routinely prescribed psychological therapies for depression. More recently, a focus on creative art therapies, and 'art on prescription' are deve... Read More about Arts for the Blues – a new creative psychological therapy for depression: a pilot workshop report.

‘Putting themselves out there’ into the unknown : dance movement psychotherapy as perceived by five educators and three pupils (2018)
Journal Article
Parsons, A., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2018). ‘Putting themselves out there’ into the unknown : dance movement psychotherapy as perceived by five educators and three pupils. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 13(4), 251-267. https://doi.org/10.1080/17432979.2018.1508073

The introduction of dance movement psychotherapy (DMP) to a mainstream secondary school in the United Kingdom was explored from the perspectives of some educators (n = 5) and pupil-clients (n = 3) to discover perceptions of, and influences on the pro... Read More about ‘Putting themselves out there’ into the unknown : dance movement psychotherapy as perceived by five educators and three pupils.

The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements (2017)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2017). The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements. In S. Harvey, S. Steidinger, & J. Beckford (Eds.), New Religious Movements and Counselling : Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives (80-95). Abingdon: Routledge / Taylor & Francis

The loss of self and self-identity present as common issues for former members of new religious movements seeking help after leaving – the huge gain and importance of the group and belief system is replaced with an understanding that much of what was... Read More about The psychological development and consequences of involvement with new religious movements.

Psychological support for people with dementia : a preliminary study (2017)
Journal Article
Birtwell, K., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2018). Psychological support for people with dementia : a preliminary study. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 18(1), 79-88. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12154

Aim/Purpose: Evidence suggests nonpharmacological therapies could improve quality of life in people with Alzheimer’s disease (Olazaran et al.,2010). This study aimed to explore attitudes to, and acceptability of,psychological support for people with... Read More about Psychological support for people with dementia : a preliminary study.

How cult leader Charles Manson was able to manipulate his ‘family’ to commit murder (2017)
Journal Article
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2017). How cult leader Charles Manson was able to manipulate his ‘family’ to commit murder

On the occasion of Charles Manson's death, this blog analysed the coercive control exerted by Manson on his followers which resulted in them committing numerous murders upon his instructions but without him being present when they occurred. Factors i... Read More about How cult leader Charles Manson was able to manipulate his ‘family’ to commit murder.

When your life is not your own (2017)
Journal Article
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2017). When your life is not your own

The Serious Crime Act (2015) in the UK made controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship a criminal abuse, recognising the damaging effects of a pattern of psychological abuse. Yet, people in psychologically abusive relati... Read More about When your life is not your own.

A mixed methods evaluation of a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with Parkinson's disease (2017)
Journal Article
Birtwell, K., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Dubrow-Marshall, R., Duerden, T., & Dunn, A. (2017). A mixed methods evaluation of a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with Parkinson's disease. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 29, 220-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2017.10.009

Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course (MBSR) on people with Parkinson's disease who experienced depression, anxiety, stress or difficulty coping with Parkinson's. Method... Read More about A mixed methods evaluation of a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with Parkinson's disease.

Affirming identity and control for people with dementia through person-centred approaches to support (2017)
Journal Article
Birtwell, K., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2017). Affirming identity and control for people with dementia through person-centred approaches to support. Healthcare counselling and psychotherapy journal, 07.17, 18-23

Semi-structured interviews were conducted with five people with dementia. Questions concerned the experience of being diagnosed, experience of support services and their opinion of alternative support options. Interviews were audio-recorded, transcri... Read More about Affirming identity and control for people with dementia through person-centred approaches to support.

A mixed-methods study using a nonclinical sample to measure feasibility of ostrich community : a web-based cognitive behavioral therapy program for individuals with debt and associated stress (2017)
Journal Article
Smail, D., Elison, S., Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Thompson, C. (2017). A mixed-methods study using a nonclinical sample to measure feasibility of ostrich community : a web-based cognitive behavioral therapy program for individuals with debt and associated stress. JMIR Mental Health, 4(2), https://doi.org/10.2196/mental.6809

Background: There are increasing concerns about the health and well-being of individuals facing financial troubles. For instance, in the United Kingdom, the relationship between debt and mental health difficulties is becoming more evident due to the... Read More about A mixed-methods study using a nonclinical sample to measure feasibility of ostrich community : a web-based cognitive behavioral therapy program for individuals with debt and associated stress.

Domestic abuse : even the judges are getting it wrong (2017)
Journal Article
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. (2017). Domestic abuse : even the judges are getting it wrong

A judge in a recent court case involving domestic abuse stated that the victim of abuse had not been vulnerable because of her university education and circle of supportive friends. The authors comment on the nature of coercive control, and the lack... Read More about Domestic abuse : even the judges are getting it wrong.

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult (2016)
Journal Article
Dubrow-Marshall, R., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2016). How to talk someone out of a damaging cult

In this blog, the authors give guidelines for concerned family members and friends to help someone that they care about who is experiencing undue influence in a damaging cult, high demand group or abusive relationship.

Positive psychological change in people with rheumatoid arthritis (2016)
Thesis
Sani Pour, F. Positive psychological change in people with rheumatoid arthritis. (Thesis). University of Salford

Most research on patients with chronic medical conditions, including Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) have focussed on the negative impact of living with these conditions. More recent research has highlighted that some people experience Positive Psychologic... Read More about Positive psychological change in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

A randomised controlled feasibility trial of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with severe asthma (2016)
Journal Article
Yorke, J., Adair, P., Doyle, A., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Fleming, S., Holmes, L., …Shuldham, C. (2017). A randomised controlled feasibility trial of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with severe asthma. Journal of Asthma, 54(5), 543-554. https://doi.org/10.1080/02770903.2016.1229335

Objectives: Evidence for the efficacy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in asthma is developing but it is not known if this translates to benefits in severe asthma or if a group approach is acceptable to this patient group.This study aimed to as... Read More about A randomised controlled feasibility trial of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with severe asthma.

Positive cultural belief about adversity predicts posttraumatic growth in Chinese young adults (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Chim, K., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Eachus, P., Tang, A., Lai, T., & Chow, Y. (2016, July). Positive cultural belief about adversity predicts posttraumatic growth in Chinese young adults. Presented at British Psychological Society Division of Counselling Psychology Conference, Brighton

Socio-cultural influences have been conceptualised to play multiple roles in the cognitive processing underlying posttraumatic growth (PTG), yet, existing literature in this area remains sparse. This study aimed to examine the effects of Chinese cult... Read More about Positive cultural belief about adversity predicts posttraumatic growth in Chinese young adults.

Cognitive processes of posttraumatic growth in Chinese culture : a conceptual framework (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Chim, K., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Eachus, P., & Tang, A. (2016, July). Cognitive processes of posttraumatic growth in Chinese culture : a conceptual framework. Presented at International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan

Posttraumatic growth (PTG) refers to psychological or personal positive changes which occur as a result of struggling with a major life crisis. Despite socio-cultural influences have been conceptualised to play an important role in the cognitive proc... Read More about Cognitive processes of posttraumatic growth in Chinese culture : a conceptual framework.

The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Birtwell, K., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2015, May). The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease. Presented at British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Conference, University of Nottingham

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for people with Parkinson's Disease. Patient involvement was used in the design of the research, and minor adaptations of the MBSR programme were made to ac... Read More about The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease.

Cults and mental health (chapter 153) (2015)
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, R., & Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2015). Cults and mental health (chapter 153). In H. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mental health, Second edition (393-401). Oxford: Academic Press (Elsevier). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-397045-9.00153-1

Definitions for cultic and high demand groups are explicated, and characteristics are delineated, including Lifton's seminal research on thought reform. Literature is reviewed about common mental health issues which have been found to be associated... Read More about Cults and mental health (chapter 153).

Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, M., McGarry, J., Westbrook, J., Williams, D., Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Cassidy, S. (2014, October). Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Poster presented at The Challenging Behaviours National Strategy Group Annual Conference, London

The purpose of this study was to explore quality of life issues for people with learning disabilities in both out-of-area and Salford community living. The study utilised a repeated measures design, in which the triangulation of qualitative and quant... Read More about Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities.

Curiosity and willingness to learn : Linda Dubrow-Marshall offers advice for counsellors on working with former cult members (2013)
Journal Article
Dubrow-Marshall, L. (2013). Curiosity and willingness to learn : Linda Dubrow-Marshall offers advice for counsellors on working with former cult members. ICSA today (Online), 6(2), 22-22

It is likely that counsellors will work with former cult members even if this is not their speciality, and suggestions are given to help address therapeutic issues which may arise. There are challenges to establishing a therapeutic relationship with... Read More about Curiosity and willingness to learn : Linda Dubrow-Marshall offers advice for counsellors on working with former cult members.

The role of self-care in cult recovery: issues for practitioners, members, and former members of cultic groups and their families
Book Chapter
Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Dubrow-Marshall, R. The role of self-care in cult recovery: issues for practitioners, members, and former members of cultic groups and their families. In L. Goldberg, W. Goldberg, R. Henry, & M. Langone (Eds.), Cult recovery: a clinician's guide to working with former members and families (215-240). Bonita Springs, Florida, USA: International Cultic Studies Association

Although the need for psychoeducation to play an important part in helping former members of abusive groups or cults to recover from any harmful effects of their group involvement has been widely accepted (Langone, 1995), less attention has been give... Read More about The role of self-care in cult recovery: issues for practitioners, members, and former members of cultic groups and their families.

The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease
Presentation / Conference
Birtwell, K., Dubrow-Marshall, L., Raw, J., Duerden, T., & Dunn, A. The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease. Poster presented at British Psychological Society Northwest Branch Conference, University of Salford

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for people with Parkinson's Disease. Patient involvement was used in the design of the research, and minor adaptations of the MBSR programme were made to ac... Read More about The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on depression, anxiety and stress in people with Parkinson's Disease.