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Research Profile

  • Rachel Evenden is a certified Integrative Counsellor, full time lecturer and research associate within the centre for the Study of Exceptional Experiences and Consciousness Studies (EECS), at the University of Northampton. Her research and lecturing covers a broad range of subject areas surrounding Counselling and Positive Psychology domains. Her most recent research focuses on Clinical parapsychology in the UK to investigate the range and incidence of clients seeking advice for anomalous experiences (AE’s) in a secular counselling service, and the training needs of student counsellors and clinical psychologists.

  • Rachel is teaching on the following modules:

    • PSY2007 The Psychology of Well-being
    • PSY2018 Counselling from theory to practice
    • PSYM088 Counselling Skills and Process
    • PSYM107 Counselling Theory and Practice
    • PSYM108 Self-awareness and Reflectiveness
    • PSYM086 Dissertation and Research Methods
    • PSYM067 Counselling Children and Young People in Practice
  • Research Interests (Qualitative Methods)

    • Positive Psychology: Hope, Wisdom, Resilience
    • Counselling Specialisms: Spirituality, Bereavement, Creative therapies
    • Spiritual/Anomalous/Exceptional experiences
    • Mediumship: Therapeutic values/practice
  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Rachel Evenden’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.