Papayianni, Fani

Dr Fani Papayianni

Associate Lecturer and Placement Tutor
Fani is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist. She works part-time for GCU as an Associate Lecturer and Placement Tutor for the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (D.Psych). Fani also work as a self-employed practitioner. Her interests - in the area of research, teaching and workshop design/delivery - include different features related to mental health and psychotherapeutic practice such as self-concept, assertiveness, transitions, resilience, post-traumatic growth, meta-therapeutic communication, pluralistic practice, therapists' personal material, diagnosis.

Recent presentations:
•'Counselling psychology and diagnosis: Working with a schizophrenia diagnosis'. Homeopathic Hospital, NHS Gartnavel, Glasgow (June 2013).
•'Pluralistic therapy for depression: Development of a multi-site research programme'. DCoP Annual Conference, Cardiff (July 2013).
•'The outcomes of pluralistic therapy for depression': BACP Research Conference, London (April, 2014) / DCoP Annual Conference, London (July, 2014).
•'What happens when therapists' personal material is activated in the counselling room? A cognitive behavioural perspective': DCoP Annual Conference, London (July, 2014).

Publications:
•2014: Manuscript in preparation: Meta-therapeutic communication: What, when and how do therapists talk to clients about the process of therapy? Papayianni, F., & Cooper, M.
•2015: Manuscript in preparation: What happens when therapists' personal material is activated in the counselling room? A cognitive behavioural perspective. Papayianni, F., & Golsworthy, R.
•2015: Book chapter in preparation: Cooper, M., Dryden W., Papayianni, F., & Martin, K. Meta-therapeutic dialogue and shared decision making. In C. Cooper & W. Dryden, Handbook of pluralistic practice in counselling and psychotherapy. London: Sage Publications.