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Dr Karen Frewin PhD, PGDipPP

Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Guidance

Institute of Education

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: Collinson
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Massey University (2003)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Practice - Massey University (2013)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Critical Discourse Analysis, Spirituality in Psychology, Counelling and Psychotherapy, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Animal-Assisted Therapies, Past-Life Regression, Counselling Practice, Psychotherapy Practice, Psychology, Psychological Practice, Domestic Violence, Men's Stopping Violence/Perpetrator Groups.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000): Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199): Social and Community Psychology (170113)

Keywords

Critical Discourse Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, Animal-Assisted Therapies, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Spirituality, Past-Life Regression, Counselling Practice, Psychotherapy Practice, Psychology, Psychological Practice, Domestic Violence, Men's Stopping Violence/Perpetrator Groups, Child Abuse Prevention.

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • August 2003 - August 2012 - Manawatu Alternatives to Violence (Manline)
    Mission: to help reduce all forms of violence and promote healthier lifestyles and relationships by: providing services to men within an individual, family / whanau and community context.
  • 2007 - 2009 - SPEAQ Service Practitioners Eliminating Abuse Queensland
    Working with men and their families to help stop abuse and domestic violence.
  • 2007 -2008 - Domestic and Family Violence Men's Perpetrator Program Service Providers Queensland
    Training Committee
  • 2004 - 2009 - Race Relations and Cultural Relations Group
    Massey University Research Group
  • 2004 - 2006 - ACC National Research Project Advisory Panel
    Raranga Whatumanawa: A national project examining the effects of sexual abuse on children and adults, and developing effective guidelines for the treatment of sexual abuse.
  • 2001 - 2007 - Institute of Counselling Psychology
    Professional Advisory Group
  • August 2015 - - Institute of Counselling Psychology
    Committee Member

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Victoria Clark - PhD
    Striking the right balance: a discursive psychological approach to understanding the social dynamics of shared domestic living arrangements among young adults in New Zealand

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