Judith’s projects are sourced in her genuine interest in ideas, her motivation to follow ideas through, an intuitive nature, creativity and love of the written word. She consults to researchers on the theory and practice of family therapy, the ideas of Martin Buber, dialogical and creative research methodologies, and multimodal methods of presenting research.
Judith’s BSW Honours research explored recurrent grief of mothers of young adults with intellectual disability, with findings detailed in the paper: ‘Grief is grief’…or is it? An exploratory study into recurrent grief in mothering a child with a disability through to adulthood.
Judith’s PhD research - A qualitative exploration of psychological and emotional abuse within the whole family: A dialogue in response to silence - explored the experience and effect of psychological abuse and emotional abuse within whole families.
Most recently, Judith collaborated with fellow Finnish therapist Anni Haase to research trainer and trainees’ experience of the 2-year psychotherapist’s training in Open Dialogue and dialogical practice. research findings are detailed in the paper: Trainers’ Training in Open Dialogue and dialogical practices: Liminal spaces in the process of learning and teaching.