- Ahmed, B., Challenor, J., Gerada, M., Lavie Ajayi, M., O’Driscoll, A., Willig, C. … Eatough, V. (2023). Feeling at home in an experiential research group: reflections on the research process in collaborative pluralism. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 20(1), pp. 155–171. doi:10.1080/14780887.2022.2118090.
- Aloneftis, R. and Challenor, J. (2021). ‘We’re not all dangerous and crazy’. Negotiating the voice hearing identity: A critical discursive approach. Journal of Health Psychology, 26(8), pp. 1258–1270. doi:10.1177/1359105319869807.
- Challenor, J. (2017). ‘Not dead … abandoned’ – a clinical case study of childhood and combat-related trauma. European Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling, 19(1), pp. 6–21. doi:10.1080/13642537.2017.1289967.
- Challenor, J. (2015). The Topic of Cancer: new perspectives on the emotional experience of cancer. Psychodynamic Practice, 21(2), pp. 173–180. doi:10.1080/14753634.2015.1025096.
- Challenor, J. and Watts, J. (2014). ‘It seemed churlish not to’: How living non-directed kidney donors construct their altruism. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 18(4), pp. 388–405. doi:10.1177/1363459313501358.
- Challenor, J. (2013). Working with the unworkable – a trainee’s case of maternal mourning and ulcerative colitis. Psychodynamic Practice, 19(4), pp. 406–411. doi:10.1080/14753634.2013.772441.
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Julianna is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DPsych). She joined City in 2012, first as a visiting lecturer, and then as a lecturer from 2014 - 2019 in the Psychology Department, teaching on the counselling psychology programme and supervising doctoral research. She also contributed to and led modules on the BSc Psychology programme. Julianna is a registered practitioner psychologist with the HCPC and is an Associate Fellow of the BPS.
Julianna has published research and clinical case studies in peer reviewed journals and as book chapters. Her research interests lie in the use of qualitative methodology for studying counselling psychology interventions, theory and practice. She has experience of supervising and examining qualitative methods, particularly discourse analytic approaches, thematic analysis and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Case study methodology for counselling and psychotherapy practice is another area of interest.
Julianna has held clinical roles in NHS primary care and clinical health teams, charitable, university and private settings and trained as a Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) practitioner at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.
Before she qualified as a counselling psychologist, Julianna worked in television production for many years. Julianna completed her doctoral training in Counselling Psychology at City, University of London. She has a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from the University of West London (formerly Thames Valley University) and a BA(Hons) in Politics and International Relations from the University of Reading.
- Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Sep 2008 – Feb 2012
- Director of Studies (Research), Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy by Professional Studies, Metanoia Institute, Oct 2019 – Sep 2021
- Lecturer, City, University of London, Sep 2014 – Sep 2019
Publications by category
- Challenor, J., Georgaca, E., Aloneftis, R., Dlodlo, N. and Curran, H. (2021). Listening for What Is Not Being Said: Using Discourse Analytic Approaches in Mental Health Research. Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health (pp. 105–133). Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-030-65330-9.