Dr Daphne Josselin
Dr Daphne Josselin is a Registered Counselling Psychologist, chartered with the British Psychological Society. She works as a lecturer, tutor and research supervisor on the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
Daphne spent many years working as a lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics (LSE). She then completed her psychology training as a mature student, first at the Institute of Education where she gained a Master’s degree in Child Development, and then in City’s doctoral programme.
A native French speaker and long-time Londoner, Daphne works in both English and French in her North London practice, where she sees adults and adolescents.
- DPsych in Counselling Psychology, City, University of London, United Kingdom
- MSc in Child Development, UCL Institute of Education, United Kingdom
- PhD in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
- Lecturer in Counselling Psychology, City, University of London, 2015 – present
- Visiting Lecturer and Research Supervisor, City, University of London, 2013 – 2015
- Associate Lecturer in Psychology, Open University, 2010 – 2015
- Lecturer in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1996 – 2010
Daphne’s research interests include the construction of meaning around severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, and the use of pluralistic qualitative approaches in counselling psychology research. She draws on a range of qualitative approaches, especially phenomenological and narrative, and is particularly interested in work exploring self-harm and obsessionality.
- Josselin, D. and Willig, C. (2015). Making sense of self-injury: A pluralistic case-study. British Psychological Society, Counselling Psychology Section: Counselling Psychology Review, 30(4), pp. 5–15.
- Josselin, D. and Willig, C. (2014). Layering the wounded self: Using a pluralistic qualitative approach to explore meaning-making around self-injury. QMiP Bulletin, 17(Spring) .
Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
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