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Susan Stephen, PhD

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Susan Stephen, PhD is a person-centered therapist, supervisor, trainer and researcher based in Glasgow, Scotland. She is a lecturer in counselling at the University of Strathclyde and director of the Strathclyde Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Clinic. Her research interests include investigating the development and cross-cultural relevance of congruent functioning in person-centered therapy, exploring methodological innovations in measure development and case study research, and supporting practitioners to develop an informed approach to measurement in counselling. An active member of the national and international person-centred community, Susan was Secretary of PCT Scotland (2004-7), Chair of the Board of the World Association for Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapy & Counseling (2010-2013; Board Member, 2008-14), and is currently a co-editor of the international peer-reviewed journal, Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies. Susan is also a co-editor of the third edition of the Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling (2023).

On board/ 2012-2014/ 2010-2012/ 2008-2010

Current Board