Senior Teaching Fellow, Counselling and Psychotherapy
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Dr Mike Gallant joined the Centre for Lifelong Learning in 2012 and is a tutor on the Foundation/BA Hons Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy in addition to supervising postgraduate research students.
Mike is accredited by the BACP and the BABCP, and works in the NHS as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Person-Centred Counsellor (CfD) and supervisor. He has significant experience in Substance Misuse Services and Primary Care ‘talking therapies’ including running psycho-educational courses. He has a special interest in moments of meeting and relational depth in therapeutic relationships, and also in collaborative and creative methods of practitioner inquiry.
Gallant, M. (2005) My ‘Feelings of Forgiveness’. Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 5(3), pp.132-144
Gale, K., Gallant, M., Gannon, S., Kirkpatrick, D., Malthouse, M., Percy, M., Perrier, M., Porter, S., Rippin, A., Sakellariadis, A., Speedy, J., Wyatt, J., Wyatt, T. (2013) Inquiring into Red / Red Inquiring. Humanities, 2, pp.253-277
Bridges, N. E., Brown, L. C., Ferguson, J., Gale, K., Gallant, M., Hung, Y., Martin, V., Porter, S., Reece, J., Sakellariadis, A., Speedy, J., & Wyatt, J. (2013). Riffing off Laurel Richardson: Taking three words to twitter. International Review of Qualitative Research, 6(4), pp.585-603
Gallant, M. et al. (2014) Retreating out of ourselves: sharing and spilling the lifeblood of collaborative writing. In J. Wyatt & J. Speedy (Eds.), Collaborative Writing as Inquiry. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars.
Gallant, M. (2014) A battered fish out of water. In J. Speedy & J. Wyatt (Eds.), Creative Practitioner Inquiry in the Helping Professions. Rotterdam: Sense.
Speedy, J. & Gallant, M. (2014) Between the visual and the textual. In J. Speedy & J. Wyatt (Eds.), Creative Practitioner Inquiry in the Helping Professions. Rotterdam: Sense.
Recent Conference Presentations:
2015 Warwick Lifelong Learning One Day Conference – Research? What do you mean, research? An exploration of ‘non-traditional’ students' experiences of undergraduate research
2015 5th Emotional Geographies Conference – And red slipped in..... and Mapping the ethical terrain of personal narrative
2015 BACP Research Conference – Research? What do you mean, research? An exploration of Counselling and Psychotherapy students' experiences of undergraduate research and
Somatic knowledge and the unthought known: A creative practitioner inquiry into ‘Moments of Meeting’ in psychotherapeutic relationships
2013 Newport Counselling Research Conference – Surelines: moments of meeting in psychotherapeutic relationships