Training in the Pluralistic Approach

Mick Cooper, University of Roehampton One of the questions that I’m asked on a fairly regular basis is how you should go about training in a pluralistic approach, and whether it’s possible if you’ve already got a first training in another modality and don’t want to re-train. Julia McLeod and…

Using measures

By John Mcleod A theme that often comes up in conversations with pluralistic is the challenge of using feedback tools (CORE, ORS, etc) in therapy sessions. I would like to suggest three points here, for further consideration and possible discussion. First, it is helpful to look at what is happening…

Working together

By John McLeod I think it is important to be very careful around describing pluralistic therapy as ‘client-lead’. This is not wrong, but neither is it sufficient. It is correct in that pluralistic therapy is based on an assumption that to be human is to have sense of directionality (or…

Meta-theories

By John Mcleod If you look at the history of how therapy has developed, it is clear that it comprises a fairly continuous set of arguments around the relative importance of psychological constructs such as cognition, emotion, behaviour, relationships, and biology. These debates are fascinating but in the end have…

2019 Blog

We’re excited that John McLeod and other members of the network will be adding to this blog over 2019. Would you like to contribute to our blog? We would welcome your input. Please email us at pluralisticpractice@gmail.com