HESIAN Blog

Enactive research digest Feb/Mar 2016 - 09 Sep 2016

The Feb/Mar 2016 HESIAN enactive research review contains news of an important issue of Constructivist Foundations on “Exploring the Diversity within Enactivism and Neurophenomenology”, edited by Tom Froese, Sebastjan Vörös & Alexander Riegler, a fascinating paper from Di Paolo and De Jaegher describing an enactivist approach as 'neither individualistic nor interactionist', and more.


Solution-Focused research digest Feb/Mar 2016 - 09 Sep 2016

The HESIAN Solution-Focused research update for Feb/Mar 2016 (sorry about the delay!) includes SF work with brain injuries, a Master's thesis on ~what's better' conversations, a look at positivity as an interactional phenomenon in teams, and a typically provocative piece from Nick Drury in New Zealand.


Enactive research digest Dec 2015/Jan 2016 - 12 Apr 2016

This enactive research digest from December 2015 and January 2016 includes the latest from Dan Hutto and Shaun Gallagher and Louise Barrett, an enactivist account of abstract language, the Phd thesis of our own Zuzanna Rucinska and a very nice Masters thesis from Robin Bongers (NL) on Psychiatry and Subjectivity.


Solution-Focused research digest Dec 2015/January 2016 - 12 Apr 2016

This Solution-Focused research update includes 25 items ranging from differences in problem- and solution-focussed coaching, SF risk management, three papers from Iran on SFBT with women in various situations, art therapy and educational settings.


The logic of brief therapy - 08 Mar 2016

We continue our exploration of 'what constitutes enough therapy' with a closer look at who gets to decide - the therapist or the client?


Enactive research digest Oct/Nov 2015 - 29 Dec 2015

The enactive research update for October and November 2015 includes new work from Myriam Kyselo on an enactive take on schizophrenia, an interesting paper from Evan Thompson on mindfulness and the enactive paradigm, work from Peter Hacker and our own Daniele Moyal-Sharrock and Chon Tejedor on Wittgenstein's 'Forms of Life', and a typically forthright paper from Louise Barrett on embodiment and psychology.


When is enough therapy? Or the Strange Case of the Self-Fulfilling Therapists - 08 Dec 2015

There is a broad perception among the therapy community that ‘longer is better’. We hear again and again about clients whose trauma was ‘so severe, it took years of therapy to address it’, or of the lengthy period necessary to go ‘deep’ into long-held beliefs and psychosocial wounds.


Solution Focused research digest Oct-Nov 2015 - 08 Dec 2015

There are 18 new pieces added to the solution-focused research database this time, including a key new book.


Enactive research digest Aug-Sept 2015 - 08 Oct 2015

Interesting work appearing in August - September 2015 includes Erik Myin and Kevin O'Regan connecting sensorimotor perception into psychopathology, more on Sanneke de Haan and Erik Reitveld's work on Deep Brain Stimulation and affordances, Dan Hutto has two important papers - on an enactive account of 'imagining' and new work with narrative therapy (a key area for us here at HESIAN).


Solution Focused research update Aug-Sept 2015 - 06 Oct 2015

We have nineteen very interesting items in the digest this time around, from a very international array of authors and researchers.