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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Dr Kaye Richards

Publications

Chapters

Austin C, Knowles Z, Richards KE, Mcree M, Sayers J, Ridgers N. 2015. Play and Learning Outdoors: Engaging with the Natural World Using Forest School in the UK Nairn K, Kraftl P, Skelton T. 3 :1-22 Springer 978-981-4585-90-3 >DOI >Link

Richards KE. 2015. Developing therapeutic outdoor practice: adventure therapy Humberstone B, Prince H, Henderson K. Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies Routledge

Richards KE, Smith B. 2015. Adventure Therapy and Eating Disorders: A Case Study Black R, Bricker, K. S . Adventure Programming for the 21st Century :243-258 Venture Publishing, Inc.. State College, Pennslyvannia

Smith B, Richards KE, Quibell T. 2014. Creative approaches to working with children and young people Robson M, Patterson S, Benyon A. The Handbook for Counselling Children and Young People Sage Publications. London

Richards KE. 2012. Overview of the 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference. Pryor A, Carpenter CL, Kirchner J. Emerging Insights: proceedings of the 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference :6-11 European Science and Art Publishing. Czech Republic

Mearns D , Docchar C, Richards KE. 2008. How much supervision should you have? BACP Information Services Editorial Board . Talking therapies: an essential anthology: A collection of BACP information sheets to guide your practise. :271-274 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Lutterworth

Richards KE. 2008. Finding research funding in counselling and psychotherapy. BACP Information Services Editorial Board . Talking therapies: an essential anthology: A collection of BACP information sheets to guide your practise. :265-270 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Lutterworth 9781905114290

Richards KE. 2003. Self-esteem and relational voices: Eating disorder interventions for young women in the outdoors. Richards KE. Self-esteem and Youth Development :103-113 Brathay Hall Trust. Ambleside

Richards KE. 2003. 'I am because we are'. Indeed whose journeys? Humberstone B, Brown H, Richards KE. Whose Journey's? Where and Why? The 'outdoors' and 'adventure' as social and cultural phenomena. Critical explorations of relations between individuals, 'others' and the environment. :384-386 Institute for Outdoor Learning. Cumbria

Richards KE. 2003. Critical feminist reflexive action research in adventure therapy and ‘eating disorders’. Exposing the Narrative(s) of an embodied, gendered and relational self. Humberstone B, Brown H, Richards KE. Whose Journey’s? Where and Why? The ‘outdoors’ and ‘adventure’ as social and cultural phenomena. Critical explorations of relations between individuals, ‘others’ and the environment :49-74 The Institute for Outdoor Learning.. Cumbria

Richards KE. 2003. Self-esteem and relational voices: Eating disorder interventions for young women in the outdoors Richards K. Self-esteem and youth development :103-113 Brathay Hall Trust. Ambleside 9780952920038

Richards KE. 2001. Research and transitions: A research agenda in development training and outdoor experiential learning. White M. Transitions: Experiential learning and the process of change. Proceedings of the Third Brathay Youth Conference, 17-19th September. :39-43 Brathay Hall Trust. Ambleside

Richards KE, Allin L. 2000. Food for thought: Eating disorders and outdoor adventure. Humberstone B. Other Ways of Learning. Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning in Schools and Youth Work, Proceedings of the Fourth European Congress of the European Institute of Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning :83-89 European Institute for Outdoor Education. Sweden

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Richards K, Blundell M, Roberts S. 2015. Richards, K., & Blundell, (2014). 'I will if you will': intial findings from a Sport England Pilot Designed to postiively change women;s sporting behaviour. The 6th International World Congress on Women In Sport. Finland, Helsinkin, June

Richards KE. 2012. Working in Adventure Therapy: Careers in the Outdoors. The National Outdoor Show

Richards KE. 2012. A systematic review of the impact of clinical supervision on counsellors and therapists, their practice and their clients: Lessons for adventure therapy. 6th International Adventure Therapy Conference

Richards KE, Peel J, Smith B. 2008. Adventure therapy: What, why and how? Your conference, Your Profession. BACP's Annual Conference.

Richards KE, Cromatory K. 2008. Counselling in schools: results of a national research project. BACP's 14th Annual Research Conference

Bukroyd J, Richards KE. 2008. What are the research priorities and ways forward for eating disorders research in counselling and psychotherapy. BACP's 14th Annual Research Conference

Richards KE, Peel J, Smith B. 2008. An analysis of using and developing adventure therapy in the treatment of eating disorders for women. BACP's 14th Annual Research Conference

Wheeler S, Richards KE. 2007. What impact does clinical supervision have on counsellors and therapists, their practise and their clients? A systematic review of literature. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Conference

Richards KE. 2007. Systematic reviews: a global research endeavour. Counselling on a global conference: BACP's Annual Conference

Richards KE, Wheeler S. 2007. What impact does clinical supervision have on counsellors and therapists, their practice and their clients? A systematic review of literature. BACP's 13th Annua; Research Conference

Richards KE. 2007. Proving our worth: research issues in counselling and psychotherapy. Birbeck Annual Lecture

Richards KE. 2007. Keynote: The need for evidence in a regulated profession. Launch of the Counselling Research Centre.

Richards KE, Pattison S. 2007. Counselling in schools: results of a national research project. 'Transitions: creative research to change', Counselling Children and Young People Annual Conference

Pattison S, Rowland N, Cromarty K, Richards KE, Jenkins P, Cooper M, Polat F. 2007. Counselling in schools: a research study into services for children and young people in the UK. British Education Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference :1-75

Richards KE, Ray N. 2006. For me to be an adventure therapist I need to think, feel and behave in this way: Using Transactional Analysis to examine the emergence of adventure therapy and consider implications for a UK and global identity. 4th International Adventure Therapy Conference

Richards KE. 2006. Keynote: High on a mountain top: Critical reflections on developing self-esteem through outdoor learning. Achieving Potential through Outdoor Learning.

Richards KE. 2006. Challenge and change: Critical issues in developing adventure therapy in the UK. The UK Adventure Therapy Forum

Richards KE. 2006. The need for evidence in a regulated profession. Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland Annual Conference

Richards KE, Loynes C, Ringer F. 2005. Keynote: Seeking the Flower of the Trillium: Building an Identity for Adventure Therapy: A Conversation. Bandoroff S, Newes S. Coming of age: The evolving field of adventure therapy. Proceedings of the Third International Adventure Therapy Conference, Vancouver Island, Canada, The Third International Adventure Therapy Conference, Ethical and quality practise in adventure therapy.

Richards KE, Ringer M. 2005. Keynote Plenary: Honouring diverse perspectives as we define our commonality: A collective and critical exploration of an international agenda for future directions in adventure therapy. Bandoroff S, Newes S. Coming of age: The evolving field of adventure therapy. Proceedings of the Third International Adventure Therapy Conference, Vancouver Island, Canada, The Third International Adventure Therapy Conference: Ethical and quality practise in adventure therapy. Defining commonality while honouring diversity.

Richards KE. 2005. Bridging the Gaps - Building the Future: A Case Study of Linking Research, Theory and Practice in Experiential Learning. Old Traditions New Trends: Examining what is Continuous and what is Changing in Young People's Lives and Outdoor Experiential Learning ; 7th European Seminar 2004 of the European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning in Partnership with Brathay Academy, Old traditions and new trends: Examining what is continuous and what is changing in young peoples lives and outdoor experiential learning. European Seminar

Richards KE. 2004. Conveyor. The UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum.

Richards KE. 2004. What's happening internationally in experiential education? Keynote Debate Experiential Learning: Sustaining Global Partnerships in a Changing World. The National Society of Experiential Education and the International Consortium for Experiential Education Joint Conference

Richards KE. 2004. Keynote Address Mental Health Recovery and the Outdoor Environment

Richards KE, Smith B. 2003. Lost treasures: An adventure in connectedness. Gender socialisation and adventure therapy. Richards KE, Smith B. Therapy within Adventure. Proceedings of the second international adventure therapy conference, Augsburg, Germany, The Second International Adveture Therapy Conference

Richards KE. 2003. Women and eating disorders. A research programme in adventure therapy. Richards KE, Smith B. Therapy within Adventure. Proceedings of the second international adventure therapy conference, Augsburg, Germany, The Second International Adventure Therapy Conference

Richards KE. 2003. Critical reflexive action research in adventure therapy and 'eating disorders'. Exposing the narrative(s) of an embodied, gendered and rational self. Humberstone B, Brown H, Richards K. Whose Journeys? The Outdoors and Adventure as Social and Cultural Phenomena: Critical explorations of relations between individuals, ‘others’ and the environment., The First International Outdoor Education Research Conference. Whose Journey's? Where and why? The 'outdoors' and 'adventure' as social and cultural phenomena. Critical explorations of relations between individuals, 'others' and the environment. :49-74

Richards KE. 2003. Adventure Therapy: Exploring the Healing Potential of the Outdoors. Organiser and Chair. The Third Adventure Therapy Conference in: Horizons, Adventure Therapy: Exploring the Healing Potential of the Outdoors.. Brathay Seminar Autumn 2003

Richards KE. 2003. Searching for self: Wilderness as therapy. The Psychology and Philosophy of Wild Places

Richards KE, Rosenburg L. 2003. Challenge and Change: Participatory Action Research in an Experiential Learning Organisation Experiential: Community: Workbased: Researching Leearning outside the Academy. The Second International Conference.

Richards KE. 2003. 'Voice': The internal processes of a researcher in the outdoors. Critical questions about the construction of knowledge in Outdoor Education. The UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum

Richards KE. 2003. Eating Away the Self: Relating Eating Disorders, Women and Self-Esteem. Research, Policy and Practise Forum on Young People

Richards KE. 2002. Self-esteem and relational voices: Linking research, theory and practice in eating disorder interventions. Panel Response: Self Esteem and Youth Development. Brathay Youth Seminar

Richards KE. 2002. Body matters: Outdoor experiential learning as an intervention strategy for women with eating disorders. The International Conference of Experiential Learning

Richards KE. 2002. Challenge and Change: Developing a Research and Evaluation Framework in a Development Training Organisation. The UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum

Richards KE. 2002. Summer Activities Initiative and Peer Research: A Case Study of Developing Young People as Researchers Young People and Democracy. Making Links and Sharing Practice.

Richards KE. 2002. Food for Thought: Dilemmas and Decisions in Developing Adventure Therapy Research for Practice for Women with Eating Disorders. Adventure Therapy: Exploring the Healing Potential of the Outdoors. Brathay Seminar.

Richards KE. 2002. Panel Response: 'I am because we are': Indeed 'whose journeys' might we endorse and through whose 'identity' politics? Humberstone B, Brown H. Whose Journey’s? Where and Why? The ‘outdoors’ and ‘adventure’ as social and cultural phenomena. Critical explorations of relations between individuals, ‘others’ and the environment, The First International Outdoor Education Research Conference :384-386

Richards KE. 2001. Adventure and Therapy. A Healing Partnership. The Institute for Outdoor Learning Inaugural Conference

Richards KE, Peel JFC, Smith B. 2001. Outdoor Adventure and Clinical Psychology: An Exploration in Adventure Therapy. An experiential workshop for post-graduate clinical psychologusts.

Richards KE, Allin L. 2001. Food for thought. Outdoor adventure, eating disorders and the transition to womanhood. White M. Transitions, Experiential Learning and the Process of Change. An Account of the Youth Conference Held at Brathay., Transitions,The Brathay Youth Conference

Richards KE, Donnison P. 2001. Safety in numbers. Research approaches in development training. White M. Transitions: Experiential Learning and the Process of Change. An Account of the Youth Conference Held at Brathay, Transitions, The Brathay Youth Conference

Richards KE. 2000. Conveyor, Co-ordinator and Facilitator of Conference Developing adventure therapy. An experiential exploration of the relationship between adventure and therapy.

Richards KE. 2000. Member of the International Conference Committee. Richards KE, Smith B. Therapy within Adventure. Proceedings of the second international adventure therapy conference, Augsburg, Germany, The Second International Adventure Therapy Conference

Richards KE. 2000. Key Themes of the Second International Adventure Therapy Conference. Richards KE, Smith B. Therapy within Adventure. Proceedings of the second international adventure therapy conference, UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum.

Richards KE. 2000. Co-ordinator of the Conference UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum

Richards KE. 2000. Adventure and Therapy: A healing Partnership. The Southern Council for Outdoor Education Annual Conference

Richards KE. 2000. Conveyor and Co-Ordinator of Conference. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. An examination of the cultural and political context of wilderness based therapeutic intervention and narrative therapy

Richards KE, Allin L. 2000. Food for Thought: Outdoor Adventure and Eating Disorders. Intervention and Prevention with Young People. In B. Humberstone (Ed.), Other Ways of Learning. Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning in Schools and Youth Work,, Fourth European Congress of the European Institute of Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning,

Richards KE. 1999. Locating the researcher in outdoor education research. The UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum

Richards KE, Smith B. 1999. Feminist research and practice. White M. Experiencing the Difference: The Role of Experiential Learning in Youth Development. Conference Report, Experiencing the Difference: The Role of Experiential Learning in Youth Development: The Brathay Youth Conference :103-103

Richards KE, Owen V. 1999. Adventure therapy: Current perspectives. Liverpool Counselling Professional Practice Seminar

Richards KE. 1998. Conveyor, Co-Ordinator and Facilitator of Conference. Developing adventure therapy. An experiential exploration of the therapeutic potential of outdoor adventure.

Smears E, Richards K, Franklin S, Sheppard E. How do I handle this? The development of a model of supervision which supports academics engaging with vulnerable students Learning and Teaching Conference

Richards KE. From inspiration to implementation. An international adventure therapy forum. From Inspiration to Implementation: A Series of International Adventure Therapy Forums

Richards KE, Ray N. I'm a therapist in the wilderness, get me out of here! The outdoors as a complementary approach to healing, psychotherapy, cancer treatment, mental health, behavioural issues and more? Diversity and Debate in Alternative and Complementary Medicine: An academic and experiential conference for researchers and practitioners.

Richards KE. What impact does supervision have on the supervisee? A systematic review of literature. BACP's 12th Annual Research Conference.

Richards KE, Cooper M. Assessing the feasibility of a Randomised Control Trial of counselling in schools Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland Counselling Research Dialogue Conference: 'Making research accessible'.

Cooper M, Rowland N, Pattison S, Cromarty K, Richards KE. Assessing the feasibility of a Randomised Control Trial of counselling in schools. British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy 15th Annual Research Conference in Partnership with the University of Portsmouth

Richards KE. An analysis of developing an adventure therapy intervention for the treatment of eating disorders in women. Adventure Therapy as an Emerging Approach: Towards a Profession. 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference.

Richards KE. Convenor, Organiser and Chair. Adventure Therapy as an Emerging Approach: Towards a Profession. 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference

Richards KE, Peel J. Working at the edge: Adventure Therapy for Children and Young People Counselling Children and Young People Annual Conference

Richards KE, Peel J. Working at the edge: Adventure Therapy for Children and Young People Counselling Children and Young People Annual Conference

Richards KE, Peel J. Psychotherapy in the Outdoors: How adventure therapy achieves results. Institute for Outdoor Learning National Conference

Richards KE. Taking Psychotherapy Outdoors: Issues and insights from developing adventure therapy research for the treatment of eating disorders in women. Liverpool John Moores University, ECL Research Seminar Series.

Richards KE. Go climb a mountain: the role of outdoor adventure activities in facilitating psychotherapeutic change and its links to sport psychology. European College of Sports Science Conference: New Horizons froma World Heritage City

Richards KE, Loynes C. Connecting research with practice in outdoor learning: what's in it for all of us? Institute for Outdoor Learning National Conference

Richards KE. Developing adventure therapy for children and young people: Exploring Challenges and Future Directions from a UK perspective. Outdoor Learning as a means of promoting healthy and sustainable lifestyles and social inclusion for young people. European Union Youth Action.

Richards KE. A hot topic! Researching the development of emotional intelligence of young people on a desert expedition. Health, Education and Community Faculty Research Conference. :17-18

Richards KE. Real Richness: the social and psychological benefits of camping. The European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning (EOE) Conference

Richards KE. Developing adventure therapy for children and young people: Exploring Challenges and Directions. The Well-Being Conference

Humberstone B, Nichol R, Brown H, Richards KE. Organiser and Chair: Old traditions and new Trends: Examining what is continuous and what is changing in young people’s lives and outdoor experiential learning. Humberstone B, Nichol R, Brown H, Richards KE. European Seminar

Reports

Blundell M, Richards K, Roberts S, McIlroy D, Reeves MJ. 2014. Measuring women and girls sport behaviour and attitude change in Bury :1-75

Richards KE, Stott T, Peel J. 2011. Are those who camp richer for it?: The psychological and social benefits of the camping experience.

Cromarty K, Richards KE. 2009. How do secondary school counsellors work with other professionals? :1-20

Ross A, Richards KE. 2007. Research challenges in pastoral care and counselling. Thresholds. Journal of the Association of Pastoral Care and Counselling. :1-2

Pattison S, Rowland N, Cromarty K, Richards KE, Jenkins P, Cooper M, Polat F. 2007. Counselling in schools: a research study into services for children and young people in Wales.

Richards KE, Wheeler S. 2007. The impact of clinical supervision on counsellors and therapists, their practice and their clients: a systematic review of the literature supervision review.

Richards KE. 2006. COSCA 3rd Annual Counselling Research Dialogue: A conference report Counselling in Scotland :18-21

Richards KE, Rosenborg L. 2005. Challenge and Change: Participatory Action Research and Development Training. Brathay Occasional Research Paper No. 3.

Richards KE. 2005. COSCA 2nd Annual Counselling Research Dialogue: A conference report. Counselling in Scotland

Richards KE. 2004. Research and evaluation at Brathay: An overview of initial findings. Brathay Hall Trust Report

Richards KE. 2003. Eating away the self: Relating eating disorders, women and self-esteem. Conference Report Research, Policy and and Practice Forum on Young People: Self Esteem.

Richards KE, Grice S. 2003. Evaluation Report of the West Yorkshire Police Inclusion Programme (PIP) for young people at Brathay Hall Trust. Phase One. Brathay Hall Trust Report

Richards KE, Grice S. 2003. Evaluation Report of the West Yorkshire Police Inclusion Programme (PIP) for young people at Brathay Hall Trust. Phase Two. Brathay Hall Trust Report

Richards KE. 2001. Fast Forward Activities for Young People in Cumbria. An initial evaluation report.

Journal Articles

Richards K, Harper N, Carpenter C. 2011. Editorial: Looking at the landscape of adventure therapy: making links to theory and practice Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 11 :83-90 >Link

Cooper M, Rowland N, McArthur K, Pattison S, Cromatory K, Richards KE. 2010. Randomised controlled trial of school-based humanistic counselling for emotional distress in young people: Feasibility study and preliminary indications of efficacy. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 4 :1-12 >DOI

Richards KE, Cooper M. 2009. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. Special Issue Counselling in Schools (Guest Editor) Richards KE, Cooper M. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal, 9 :135-220 >Link

Pattison S, Rowland N, Richards K, Cromarty K, Jenkins P, Cooper M, Polat F. 2009. Counselling in schools: a research study into services for children and young people in Wales. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal : Special Issue Counselling in Schools,, 9 :169-173 >DOI

Richards KE, Cromarty K. 2009. How do secondary school counsellors work with other professionals? Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal: Special Issue Counselling in Schools, :182-186 >DOI

Richards KE, Cooper M, Tatar M. 2009. Editorial: Counselling and Psychotherapy Research: Linking Theory with Practise Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal, 9 :135-136 >DOI

Richards KE. 2008. Finding Research Funding Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, :27

Richards KE. 2008. What research tells us. Therapy Today, 19 :43-44

Wheeler S, Richards K. 2007. The impact of clinical supervision on counsellors and therapists, their practice and their clients: a systematic review of the literature: An interim report. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Journal, 7 :54-65 >DOI

Richards KE. 2006. The consumer and counselling research. A report from the 12th BACP research conference held in association with the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Therapy Today, 17 :50-51

Richards KE. 2005. Creating qualatative research that counts. Therapy Today, 16 :48-49

Richards KE, Peel J. 2005. Outdoor Cure: An overview of outdoor and adventure therapy. Therapy Today, The Magazine for Counselling and Psychotherapist Professionals., 16 :4-8

Richards KE. 2004. Research and practice in outdoor development training: What about it? Horizons, :32-35

Richards KE. 2003. Adventure therapy: Exploring the healing potential of the outdoors. An update of a UK Seminar, 14-15 Dec, 2002. Horizons, 21 :36-39

Richards KE, Allison P. 2002. The Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning Richards KE, Allison P. 2

Owen J, Fletcher C, Richards KE. 2001. Firm foundations: Evaluating a school based experiential personal development course. Horizons, :27-31

Richards KE, Allison P. 2001. The Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning 1

Richards KE. 2000. Therapy within adventure. A personal reflection on participation in the second international adventure therapy conference. Horizons, 10 :37-41

Richards KE, Allison P. 2000. The Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 1

Richards KE. 1999. Outdoor adventure and eating disorders: A personal perspective to research. Horizons., 3 :24-26

Theses / Dissertations

Richards KE. 2008. A feminist analysis of developing an adventure therapy intervention for the treatment of eating disorders in women. Liverpool John Moores University

Book Reviews

Richards KE. 2007. Book review of: Greig, A., Taylor, J., MacKay, T. (2007). Doing research with children (second edition). Sage. Counselling Children and Young People,

Richards KE. 2005. Book review of: Mahrer, A. (2004). Why do research in psychotherapy: Introduction to a revolution. Therapy Today, 16 :50-51

Richards KE. 2005. Book review of: Roth, A., and Fonagy, P. (2005) What works for whom? A critical review of psychotherapy research (Second Edition). The Guildford Press. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 5 :260-261

Richards KE. 2005. Book review of: Etherington, K. (2004). Becoming a reflexive researcher: using ourselves in research. Therapy Today, 17 :49

Richards KE. 2004. Book review of: Barnes, P., and Sharp, B. (2004). The Russell House Companion to Outdoor Education. Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing. Young People Now,

Books

Brown S, Richards KE. 2005. Outdoor Cure: Therapeutic processes and the natural world. BACP. Rugby

Humberstone B, Nichol R, Brown H, Richards KE. 2005. Old traditions and new trends: Examining what is continuous and what is changing in young people's lives and outdoor experiential learning. European Seminar Proceedings 15-19th September 2004. Brathay Hall Trust. Ambleside

Humbersotone B, Brown H, Richards KE. 2003. Whose Journey’s? Where and Why? The ‘outdoors’ and ‘adventure’ as social and cultural phenomena. Critical explorations of relations between individuals, ‘others’ and the environment. The Institute for Outdoor Learning.. Cumbria

Richards KE, Smith B. 2003. Therapy within adventure. Proceedings of the Second International Adventure Therapy Conference. Ziel Verlag. University of Ausburg, Germany 9783934214897

Richards K. 2003. Self-esteem and youth development Brathay Hall trust. Ambleside 9780952920038

Richards K, Peel J, Smith B, Owen V. 2001. Adventure Therapy and Eating Disorders: A Feminist Approach to Research and Practice. Brathay Hall Trust Occasional Research Publication Series. Ambleside 9780952920021

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: LJMU Excellence in Teaching Award, Awarding body: LJMU

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Developing adventure therapy. An experiential exploration of the therapeutic potential of outdoor adventure., Position: Conveyor, Coordinator and Facilitator

Conference name: Developing adventure therapy. An experiential exploration of the relationship between adventure and therapy., Position: Conveyor, Co-ordinator and Facilitator.

Conference name: The Second International Adventure Therapy Conference, Position: Member of the international Conference Committee

Conference name: UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum, Position: Coordinator

Conference name: The Unbearable Lightness of Being. An examination of the cultural and political context of wilderness based therapeutic intervention and narrative therapy., Position: Conveyor and Coordinator

Conference name: Adventure Therapy: Exploring the Healing Potential of the Outdoors. Brathay Seminar., Position: Organiser and Chair

Conference name: The UK Outdoor Learning Research Forum, Position: Conveyor

Conference name: Old Traditions and New trends: Examining what is continuous and what is changing in young people's lives and outdoor experiential learning. Eauropean Seminar., Position: Organiser and Chair

Conference name: 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference, Position: Conference Chair and Orgainser

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Title Adventure Therapy: connecting the outdoors and therapy for health and well-being, Conference title: Learning Outdoors in Ireland – Looking to the Future’ , Ireland National Outdoor Education Conference, Place/location of conference: Glayway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland., Presentation type: Keynote

Title of presentation: 'I will if you will': findings from a Sport England Pilot designed to positively change women sporting behaviours: ., Conference title: The 6th International World Congress on Women In Sport, Place/location of conference: Helsinki, Finland, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Examining the development of emotional intellgience of young people on dester expeditions, Conference title: European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning Conference, Place/location of conference: Iceland, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Adventure Therapy Master Class, Conference title: Institute for Outdoor Learning, Place/location of conference: Unvieristy of Loughborough, Presentation type: Workshop

Title of presentation: High on Mountain Top: developing outdoor adventure therapy., Conference title: Institute for Outdoor Learning National Conference, Place/location of conference: Unviersity of Loughborough, Presentation type: Keynote

Title of presentation: Psychology and Expeditions: Young People's Mental Health, Conference title: World Challenge National Leader Training Conferences, Place/location of conference: Leeds, Bristol, Edinburgh, High Wycombe, Presentation type: Keynote

Title of presentation: Challenge and Change: the shifting landscape in adventure in the UK, Conference title: 7th International Adventure Therapy Conference, Place/location of conference: Univeristy State University Denver, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Women in Adventure Panelist, Conference title: 4th International Adventure Conference, Presentation type: Keynote

Title of presentation: Adventure Therapy: An emerging landscape in sport and exercise psychology, Conference title: British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise Division, Place/location of conference: Leeds, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Editorial boards:

Publication: Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, Position: Editorial Board Member / previous Editor

Publication: Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Position: Peer-reviewer, URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cbjg20/current

Publication: Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, Position: Peer-reviewer, URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcpr20/current

Publication: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Position: Peer-reviewer

Publication: National Institute for Health Research Board, Position: Peer-reviewer, URL: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/about/Pages/about_advisory_board.aspx

Publication: Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning (JAEOL), Position: Editor now Editorial Board Member, URL: http://www.outdoor-learning.org/Default.aspx?tabid=138

External collaboration:

Institution: Centre Parcs UK, Collaborator: Kaye Richards, LJMU

External committees:

Committee name: International Consortium of Expertiential Learning, Organisation: International Consortium of Expertiential Learning, Position: Co-Chair

Committee name: Outdoor Adventure Therapy Special Interest Group, Organisation: Institute for Outdoor Learning, Position: Chair

Committee name: International Adventure Therapy Committee, Organisation: International Adventure Therapy Committee, Position: UK representative

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Fellow, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Industrial connections:

Company: Bangor University, Position or project: External Examiner

Company: University of Cumbria, Position or project: External Examiner

Company: University of Worcester, Position or project: External Examiner: BSc Outdoor Adventure Leadership

Membership of professional bodies:

Executive Member, International Society of Psychotherapy Research (UK Division)

Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning, Board Member (With Expertise in Adventure Therapy)

Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society

Research Grants Awarded:

World Challenge, Psychologist Lead / Research Partnership Development, Grant value (£): 3,500, Duration of research project: Ongoing, extra funding on a yearly basis

Mersey Forest, Match Funded PhD: Examining health benefits of engagement in outdoor interventions and developments of a Natural Health service across the North West, in partnership with Mersey Forest., Dr Zoe Knowles, Dr Lisa Newson, Grant value (£): £30,000, Duration of research project: 3 years

LJMU Teaching Enhancement, How do I handle this? The development of a model of supervision which supports academics with vulnerable students, Dr Lizzie Smears, Grant value (£): £3,000, Duration of research project: 6 months

Welsh Assembly Government, Counselling in schools: A research study into services for children and young people, Dr Mick Cooper, Dr Sue Pattison, Nancy Rowland, Dr Peter Jenkins, Dr Polat., Grant value (£): £65,000, Duration of research project: 9 months

LJMU, A pilot study into the psychological and physiological effects of expeditions on children and young people., Dr Lynne Boddy & Dr Liz Mahon, Grant value (£): £13,4000, Duration of research project: 5 months

Equality and Huma Rights Commission(EHRC), Increasing participation and attainment of disabled children: development of a national resource, Chris Mackintosh, Professor Phil Vickerman, Baraba Walsh, Track Dinning, Darren Carr et al., Grant value (£): £110,000, Duration of research project: 2 years

Bury Council / Sport England, The measurement of women and girls sport behaviour and attitude change in Bury, Kaye Richards, Matthew Reeves, Simon Roberts, Grant value (£): 96,000, Duration of research project: 18 Months

ESRC Researcher Development Initiative Grant, Training the trainers: developing and enhancing research capacity in counselling and psychotherapy., University of Leicester, Grant value (£): 10,000

Systematic Research Review, Reasearch on the Impact of clinical supervision on counsellors and therapists., University of Leicester, Grant value (£): 10,000

Welsh Assembly Government, Counselling in schools: A research study into services for children and young people., Britih Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Grant value (£): 65,000

Children's Workforce Development Council (CWDC) Research Practitioner Grant, How do secondary school counsellors work with other professionals?, Grant value (£): 4,500

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Randomised controlled trial of school-based humanistic counselling for emotional distress in young people: Feasibility study and preliminary indications of efficacy., University of Strathclyde, University of Newcastle, Grant value (£): 40,000

The Camping and Caravan Club, The Social and Psychological Benefits of the Camping Experience, Grant value (£): 3,500