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Tracey Fuller

Position/Status

Affiliated Lecturer

E-mail Address

tf235@cam.ac.uk

Qualifications

  • PhD. (ESRC Funded) (2019) University of Sussex
  • GCT Intermediate Therapeutic Group Work Certificate (2007) University of Greenwich
  • M.Ed. in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling (2005)-University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education
  • PG Diploma Counselling and Guidance (1999) University of Cambridge, Faculty/School of Education
  • B. Ed (Hons) Primary Education (QTS) (1988. University of Cambridge, Homerton College

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy Registered Reg: 2011162840
  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling and Intersubjective Psychotherapy College
  • University of East London, External Examiner. Psychology Dept
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) 2005-2016
  • UK and European Association for Psychotherapeutic Counselling Reg. 2005-2012

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Profile

Dr Tracey Fuller is a UKCP registered Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Affiliated Lecturer and the Co-Lead of the Counselling Programme at the Faculty of Education. Tracey is highly experienced in working therapeutically with children and young people; including working for the NSPCC, working with children in care, as a school counsellor and in clinic-based private practice. She specialises in working with clients who have survived adverse childhood experiences and abuse. Her research interests include school counselling, therapeutic alliances with young people, safeguarding and exploring young peoples’ and practitioners’ phronesis. Tracey has contributed chapters to books on school counselling and on working therapeutically with young people in care as well as co-writing modules for the national BACP/IAPT Healthy Young Minds E-Learning programme. Tracey's ESRC funded case study research 'The Trust is the Work' focussed on young people’s alliances with school counsellors during safeguarding information sharing and was presented with the CPCAB/BACP Research Award. Tracey is also an Education Lecturer teaching on the BA in Childhood and Youth, at Sussex University. Tracey's first career was as a Key Stage 2 teacher.

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Research Topics

  • School-Based counselling, safeguarding, confidentiality and information sharing in working with young people, therapeutic alliances with young people, working creatively with adolescents, well-being in schools.
  • Young people’s views of counselling
  • Phronesis as a research approach in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Exploring young peoples’ and practitioners’ phronesis and decision-making.

Course involvement and PhD supervision


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Principal and Recent Publications

Fuller, Tracey (2019) The trust is the work: how school counsellors maintain alliances with young people when sharing information because of safeguarding concerns. A phronetic case study. Doctoral thesis (PhD), University of Sussex.

Fuller, T. and Smart, T. (2016) Working in partnership with adolescents in care who have experienced early trauma. In: Richardson, M. Peacock, F., Brown, G., Fuller, T., Smart, T. and Williams, J. Fostering Good Relationships: Partnership Work in Therapy with Looked After and Adopted Children. Karnac Books, London.

Fuller, T. (2014) Professional and ethical issues in the beginning and ongoing phases of therapy in schools. In: McLaughlin, Colleen and Holliday, Carol (eds.) Therapy with children and young people: integrative counselling in schools and other settings. Sage, London, pp. 169-189. ISBN 9781446208328

Fuller, T. (2014) Working with the developmental tasks of adolescence during the secondary school year. In: McLaughlin, Colleen and Holliday, Carol (eds.) Therapy with children and young people: integrative counselling in schools and other settings. SAGE, London, pp. 65-85. ISBN 9781446208328

Holliday, C., Fuller, T., Lewoski, C. & Peacock, F (2014) Contracting with CYP. Minded-E-Learning to Support Young Healthy Minds. BACP.

Holliday, C., Fuller, T., Lewoski, C. & Peacock, F (2014) Concluding the Counselling with CYP. Minded-E-Learning to Support Young Healthy Minds. BACP.