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Journal Article Published!

Journal Article Published!

Our first article for this research study has been published in Perspectives in Public Health, a link to which is below. The article details how we developed the framework for a new pluralistic ‘meta-approach’ of therapy for depression, based on; an interdisciplinary thematic synthesis of active ingredients, considered specific features implemented in therapy, and client-reported helpful factors considered to be the broad features or experiences in therapy from both talking therapies and creative approaches. This framework led to to the…

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NHS Pilot of Creative Intervention

NHS Pilot of Creative Intervention

November 2018 saw the first NHS pilot of the creative therapy intervention. A workshop was held in Manchester for IAPT staff members who experienced the intervention as a participant. Afterwards, a focus group was held to gain insight into the workshop, to determine what was helpful or not and how the intervention could be improved for service user participants. Following the staff intervention, a further workshop and focus group was held in December for service users. We received lots of…

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