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Eileen Armstrong

Position/Status

Teaching Associate

E-mail Address

@cam.ac.uk

Phone

+ 44 (0)1223 767600

Qualifications

  • MEd Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling (University of Cambridge)
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (Westminster Pastoral Foundation)
  • Professional Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (University of Hertfordshire)
  • Advanced Diploma in Educational Studies (Cambridge Institute of Education)
  • PGCE (Leeds Polytechnic)
  • MA History (University of Edinburgh)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • BACP Accredited and Registered Member
  • Member of BACP Children and Young People Division
  • Member of BACP Children and Young Practice Research Network 

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Profile

Eileen is a qualified teacher who has worked in a variety of educational settings, including Special Schools, Further Education and the International Schools Sector. Since retraining in counselling, she has worked as a counsellor in voluntary and agency settings. For the past 8 years, she has worked as a peripatetic counsellor and Senior Counsellor within Safe Space, Hertfordshire's Counselling in Schools Service. Her interests include counselling in Primary Schools and Professional Issues and Ethics.

Academic Area/Links


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Research Topics

  • Confidentiality and Communication in Primary Schools Counselling

Current Research Project(s)


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Teaching

  • Postgraduate
    • Diploma and MEd courses in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling

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Principal and Recent Publications

Armstrong E., (2014) in Colleen McLaughlin and Carol Holliday (ed.) 'Just because we can't talk about the sessions, doesn't mean we can't talk': Professional and Ethical Issues in the Ongoing and Ending Stages of Therapy. Therapy with Children and Young People. Integrative Counselling in Schools and other Settings (Sage).