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Dr Deborah A. Lee

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Sociology

Role

Dr Deborah A. Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Sociology. She teaches on the BA Sociology and BSc Psychology with Sociology courses.

Research areas

Sociological and political person-centred and experiential psychotherapy

Existentially-informed sociological and political person-centred and experiential psychotherapy

Connecting sociology and psychotherapy

Critical explorations of 'psychopathology'

Psychotherapy and counselling training

#MeToo for counselling and psychotherapy

Arts-based approaches to person-centred case studies

Heuristic research

Autoethnography, autobiography, memoir

Recent publications include:

Lee, DA (2019). “@emmyzen liked your Tweet!” (and other stories): The antidote to case studies. Self and Society.

Lee, DA (2017) Enter centre stage the case study. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Reprinted in Bazzano, M. (ed) (2018) Revisioning Person-Centred Therapy: The Theory and Practice of a Radical Paradigm. London: Routledge.

Lee, DA (2017) A person-centred political critique of current post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth discourses. Psychotherapy and Politics International. Reprinted in Bazzano, M. (ed) (2018) Revisioning Person-Centred Therapy: The Theory and Practice of a Radical Paradigm. London: Routledge.

External activity

Dr Deborah A. Lee is an associate editor and co-editor for reviews at the academic journal Psychotherapy and Politics International. She is guest editor for the May 2020 special issue of the journal: Therapists' Lived Experiences.

Dr Deborah A. Lee is a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Ethics Committee.

Dr Deborah A. Lee is a qualified person-centred psychotherapist.

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