Mothertongue wins BACP Award
'Psychotherapy across languages: differences between monolingual and multilingual therapists' a paper written by Dr Beverley Costa and Professor Jean Marc Dewaele was the winner of the BACP Equality and Diversity Research award 2013.
The paper was presented at the BACP Research Conference in May 2013
One of the judges, Colin Lago, said this about all the contenders for the award:
'In terms of overall quality I must say I was very impressed by them all. All the proposals are to be commended, I found them thoughtful, wonderful, ambitious, required, clearly ethical, insightful and reflecting a studied attention to the complexity of counselling within transcultural milieu.'
The full paper can be read here. Download the PDF.
Here is a link to a blog that Jean Marc has written about the research.