Publications

Textbooks

cropped-97811190873042Relational Integrative Psychotherapy: Engaging Process and Theory in Practice

Finlay, L. (2015)
Wiley-Blackwell

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Phenomenology for psychotherapists: Researching the lived worldPhenomenology for psychotherapists:  Researching the lived world

Finlay, L. (2011)
Wiley-Blackwell

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0470997761Relational-centred research for psychotherapists: Exploring meanings and experience

Finlay, L and Evans, K (2009)
Wiley-Blackwell

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31T4COo-yjL._SL500_SY300_Starting with psychology

Spoors, P, Finlay, L and Dyer, E (2007)
Milton Keynes, The Open University

 

 

Qualitative Research for Allied Health Professionals: Challenging ChoicesQualitative research for health professionals: challenging choices

Finlay, L. and Ballinger, C. (eds) (2006)
Chichester, John Wiley Publishers

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Understanding HealthUnderstanding Health

Finlay, L., Pearson, C. and Ram, S. (2005)
Milton Keynes, The Open University

 

 

The practice of psychosocial occupational therapyThe practice of psychosocial occupational therapy 3rd edition

Finlay, L. (2004)
Cheltenham, Nelson Thornes

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Reflexivity: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Health and Social SciencesReflexivity: a practical guide for researchers in health and social science

Finlay, L. and Gough. B. (eds.) (2003)
Oxford, Blackwell Publishing

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Changing Practice in Health and Social CareChanging practice in health and social care

C. Davies, L. Finlay and A. Bullman (eds) (2000)
London, Sage

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The practice of psychosocial occupational therapyThe practice of psycho-social occupational therapy 2nd edition

Finlay, L. (1997)
Cheltenham, Nelson Thornes

 

 

Groupwork in Occupational TherapyGroupwork  in occupational therapy

Finlay, L. (1993)
London, Chapman and Hall

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Occupational Therapy Practice in PsychiatryOccupational therapy practice in psychiatry

Finlay, L. (1988)
London, Croom Helm.

 

 

 


Chapters

  • Finlay, L. (2015). Probing Between: Reflexive-relational approaches to human science research, in C. Fischer, L.Laubscher & R. Brooke, (Eds.). An Alternative Vision for Psychology: An Invitation to the Human Science Approach. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.
  • Finlay, L. (2014). Qualitative Methodologies in A.Vossler and N.Moller (Eds) The Counselling & Psychotherapy Research Trainee Handbook, Sage.
  • Finlay, L. (2012) Debating phenomenological research methods, N.Friesen, T.Saevi & C.Henriksson (Eds.)Hermeneneutic Phenomenology in Education: Method and Practice, Sense Publishers.
  • Finlay, L. (2012)  Five Lenses for the reflexive interviewer, in J.Gubrium, J.Holstein, A.Marvasti & J.Marvasti (Eds.) Handbook of Interview Research, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Finlay, L. (2011) Building evidence-based practice: qualitative approaches and triangulation. In  L.Jones & J.Douglas (Eds.) Public Health: Building innovative practice, Sage.
  • Finlay, L. (2011) Research: An existential predicament for our profession? In L.Barnett and G.Maddison (Eds.) Existential Therapy: legacy, vibrancy and dialogue, Routledge.
  • Craig, C. and Finlay, L. (2009) Groupwork in physical rehabilitation, in M. Curtin, M. Molineux and E. Supyk (Eds.) Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction‘, Elsevier.
  • Finlay, L. and Ballinger, C. (2007) The challenge of working with teams, in A.W.Fraser and S.A. Matthews (Eds.) The Critical Practitioner in Social Work and Health Care, London, Sage.
  • Finlay, L. and Langdridge, D. (2007)  Embodiment, in W.Hollway, H. Lucey and A.Phoenix (Eds.) Social Psychology Matters, Maidenhead, Open University Press.
  • Finlay, L. (2007) Qualitative research towards public health, Theory and research in promoting public health, London, Sage.
  • Finlay, L. (2006) Going exploring: the nature of qualitative research, in L.Finlay and C.Ballinger (eds)Qualitative research for health professionals: challenging choices, Chichester, Sussex, John Wiley Publishers.
  • Finlay, L. (2006) Mapping methodology, in L.Finlay and C.Ballinger (eds) Qualitative research for health professionals: challenging choices, Chichester, John Wiley Publishers.
  • Finlay, L. and Steward, B. (2006) Disseminating the research: towards making knowledge, in L.Finlay and C.Ballinger (Eds.) Qualitative research for health professionals: challenging choices, Chichester, John Wiley Publishers.
  • Birch, M., Gallagher, A. and Finlay, L. (2005) Positioning the learner: how work-based, open and distance learning can develop professional competencies in pre-registration mental health nurse education, in K.Rounce and B.Workman (Eds.) Work-based learning in health care: applications and innovations, Middlesex, Kingsham.
  • Finlay, L. (2003) Feeling powerless: therapists’ battle for control, in S.Barrett et al. (eds.) Communication, relationships and care: a reader, Routledge.
  • Finlay, L. (2003) The reflexive journey: mapping multiple routes, in L. Finlay and B. Gough (eds.) Reflexivity: a practical guide for researchers in health and social science, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing.
  • Finlay, L. (2003) Through the looking glass: inter-subjectivity and hermeneutic reflection, in L. Finlay and B. Gough (Eds.) Reflexivity: a practical guide for researchers in health and social science, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing.
  • Finlay, L. (2001)  Groupwork, in Creek, J. (ed.) Occupational therapy and mental health 3rd  Edition,  Edinburgh, Harcourt Brace Publishers.
  • Finlay, L. (2000)  When actions speak louder: groupwork in occupational therapy. In Manor, O. (Ed) Ripples :  Applying groupwork in different settings. London: Whiting and Birch.
  • Finlay, L (2000) The challenge of professionalism, in Davies, C., Brechin, A. and Eby, M. (Eds.) Critical practice in health and social care, London, Sage.
  • Finlay, L (2000) The challenge of teamwork, in Davies, C., Brechin, A. and Eby, M. (eds.) Critical practice in health and social care, London, Sage.
  • Finlay, L (2000) Safe haven and battleground : collaboration and conflict within the team, in Davies, C., Brechin, A. and Eby, M. (Eds.) Changing practice in health and social care, LondonSage.
  • Finlay, L.(1997)  Groupwork, in Creek, J. (ed.), Occupational therapy and mental health 2nd Edition, New York, Churchill Livingstone.

 Journal articles 

  • McFerran, K.S.& Finlay, L. (Pending). Resistance as a ‘Dance’ between Client and Therapist, Dance Therapy.
  • Finlay, L. & McFeeran, K.S. (Pending). Exploring phenomenon through ‘Reflexive dialogue’. Qualitative Research in Psychology.
  • Finlay, L. (2016). Clarifying the Adult Ego State: Toward an Integrating – Integrated ‘Adult’, International Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy, 7, 60-84.
  • De Santis, M. & Finlay, L. (2015 Forthcoming). Therapeutic work in the midst of grief: a literature review. European Journal of Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy.
  • Finlay, L. (2016). ‘Therapeutic Presence’ as embodied, relational ‘being’. International Journal of Psychotherapy, 20(2).
  • Finlay, L. (2016). Championing ‘Reflexivities’. Editorial. Qualitative Psychology (Special Issue on Reflexivity). Oct 27, 2016, No Pagination Specified: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/qup0000075.
  •  Smaller, N. & Finlay, L. (2016). Becoming a pilgrim: The lived experience of men becoming therapists following a former career. Self & Society, 44(3), 215-225.
  •  Blank, A., Finlay, L, & Prior, S. (2016). The lived experience of people with mental health and substance misuse problems: Dimensions of belonging. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Vol. 79(7), 434–441.
  •  Finlay, L.(2016). Being a therapist-researcher; doing relational-reflexive research. The Psychotherapist (UKCP) (Special issue on Research & Reflexivity), Issue 62 Spring 2016.
  •  Finlay, L.(2015). The experience of ‘Entrapped Grief’ following traumatic abortion. International Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy, Vol. 6, 26-53.
  •  Finlay, L. (2015). Sensing and making sense: Embodying metaphor in relational-centred psychotherapy. The Humanistic Psychologist, Vol. 43(4), pp.338 – 353.
  •  Finlay, L. (2014). Engaging phenomenological analysis. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 11(2), pp.121-141.
  •  Finlay, L. (2014). Embodying Research. Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies (special issue on ‘Embodiment’ edited by K. Krycka), 13(1), pp. 4-18.
  •  Finlay, L. (2013). Book Review: Journeying into Qualitative Research Worlds. The Humanistic Psychologist,41(1), 75-86.
  •  Finlay, L. (2013).  An Existential-Phenomenological approach to Integrative Psychotherapy. British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. Vol.9, Issue 2, 17-32.
  •  Finlay, L. (2013).  Unfolding the phenomenological research process: Iterative stages of “seeing afresh”. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 53(2), 172-201.
  •  Finlay, L. and Payman, B. (2013). “This Rifled and Bleeding Womb”: A Reflexive-Relational Phenomenological Case Study of Traumatic Abortion Experience. Janus Head. (Special Issue edited by Eva Simms on ‘feminist phenomenology’), 13(1),144-175.
  •  Finlay, L. and Eatough, V. (2012). Understanding the Experience of Discovering a Kindred Spirit Connection: A Phenomenological Study Phenomenology & Practice, 6 (1), 69-88.
  •  Finlay, L. (2012). ‘Writing the Pain’: Engaging first-person phenomenological accounts. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, Vol.12, 1-9.
  •  Finlay, L. (2011) Editorial:  Celebrating new voices.  European Journal of Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy.
  • Finlay, L. (2010) Book review: Todres, L. (2007) ‘Embodied enquiry: Phenomenological touchstones for research, psychotherapy and spirituality’.  The Humanistic Psychologist, 38(4), 375-381.
  • Finlay, L. (2010) ‘Being-with’: A phenomenology of relational dimensions within a psychotherapy session, British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Vol. 7(2), 33-48.
  • Finlay, L. (2009) Debating phenomenological research methods, Phenomenology & Practice. Volume 3, 6-25.
  • Finlay, L. (2009)  Exploring lived experience: principles and practice of phenomenological research. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, Vol.16(9), 474-81 (commissioned article).
  • Finlay, L. (2009) Reflexively probing relational ethical challenges, Qualitative Methods in Psychology, 7, 30-34.
  • Finlay, L. (2009) Ambiguous encounters: a relational approach to phenomenological research, Indo-pacific Journal of Phenomenology, Vol.9(1).
  • Finlay, L. (2009) Embracing researcher subjectivity in phenomenological research, European Journal for Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy, Issue 4.
  • Finlay, L. (2009) To be or not to be…registered: a relational phenomenological exploration of what State Registration means to psychotherapists, European Journal for Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy, Issue 4.
  • Finlay, L. (2008) A dance between the Reduction and Reflexivity: explicating the “Phenomenological Attitude”, Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 39, 1-32.
  • King, N., Finlay, L., Smith, JA, Ashworth, P., Langdridge, D., Butt, T. (2008) ‘Can’t really trust that, so what can I trust?’: A polyvocal, phenomenological analysis of the psychology of mistrust, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 5, 80-102.
  • Fitzpatrick, N and Finlay, L (2008) ‘Frustrating disability’: the lived experience of coping with the rehabilitation phase following flexor tendon surgery, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 3, 143-154.
  • Finlay, L and Molano-Fisher, P (2008) ‘Transforming’ self and world: a phenomenological study of a changing lifeworld following a cochlear implant, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 11(1), 255-267 (online version available 2007).
  • Robertson, C. and Finlay, L. (2007) Making a difference, teamwork and coping: the meaning of practice in acute physical settings, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(02), 73-80.
  • Finlay, L. (2006) Dancing between embodied empathy and phenomenological reflection, Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, volume 6 August.
  • Finlay, L. (2006)  ‘Rigour’, ‘ethical integrity’ or ‘artistry’?  Reflexively reviewing criteria for evaluating qualitative research, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(7), 319-326.
  • Finlay, L. (2006) Editorial: The Body beyond the material-discursive divide, Qualitative Research in Psychology3(1), 1-2.
  • Finlay, L. (2006) The body’s disclosure in phenomenological research, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3(1), 19-30.
  • Finlay, L. (2005) Reflexive embodied empathy: a phenomenology of participant-researcher intersubjectivity,Methods Issue: The Humanistic Psychologist, 33(4), 271-292.
  • Finlay, L (2004) From ‘gibbering idiot’ to ‘iceman’ – Kenny’s story; A critical analysis of an occupational narrative, British Journal of Occupational Therapy67(11), 474-480.
  • Finlay, L. (2004) The intertwining of body, self and world: a phenomenological study of living with recently diagnosed multiple sclerosis, Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 34 (2), 157-178.
  • Finlay, L.(2002) “Outing” the researcher: the provenance, process and practice of reflexivity, Qualitative Health Research, 12(3), 531-545.
  • Finlay, L.(2002) Negotiating the swamp: the opportunity and challenge of reflexivity in research practice,Qualitative Research, 2(2), 209-230.
  • Finlay, L. (2001)  Holism in occupational therapy: elusive fiction and ambivalent struggle, The American Journal of Occupational Therapy55(3), 268-278.
  • Finlay, L. (2000)  Multiple voices, multiple paths : Choosing between qualitative traditions, The British Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Finlay, L. (2000) The OT role: meanings and motives in an uncertain world, British Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation7(3), 124-9.
  • Finlay, L. (1999) When actions speak louder: groupwork in occupational therapy, Groupwork: an interdisciplinary journal for working with groups, 11(3), 19-29.
  • Finlay, L. (1999)  Applying Phenomenology in research: problems, principles and practice, The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(7), 299-306
  • Finlay, L. (1999)  Capturing ambiguity: riches from a phenomenological study, Mental Health OT4(2), 5-9.
  • Finlay, L. (1999)  Editorial: The challenge of teamwork, British Journal of Occupational Therapy62(9), 393.
  • Finlay, L. (1999) Journey towards a PhD: a personal account, BJOT62(9), 430.
  • Finlay, L. (1998) Reflexivity: an essential component for all research?  British Journal of Occupational Therapy61(10), 453-456.
  • Finlay, L. (1997) Good patients and bad patients: how occupational therapists view their patients/clients, British Journal of Occupational Therapy60(10): 440-446.
  • Finlay, L. (1997) Evaluating research articles, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 60(5):205-208.

Commissioned papers, chapters and Learning Guides produced in association with the Open University

  • Finlay, L. (2009) Reflecting on reflective practice (Commissioned discussion paper) accessible from: http://www.open.ac.uk/cetl-workspace/cetlcontent/documents/4bf2b48887459.pdf
  • Finlay, L. (2007)  Learning Guide: Qualitative research towards public health, in K311 Promoting Public Health, Milton Keynes, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L. (2005) Learning Guide on Dual diagnosis, Pre-registration nursing (Mental Health) Open University.
  • Finlay, L. (2004) Learning Guide on Self-defeating behaviours, Pre-registration nursing (Mental Health) Open University
  • Finlay, L. (2003) Challenging ‘Power-full’ relationships, Communication and Relationships in Health/Social Care, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L. (2003) ‘Difficult’ helping encounters, in Communication and Relationships in Health/Social Care, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L. (2002)  Study Guide: DSE212 Exploring Psychology, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L.(2002) Preparing for the Exam booklet, DSE212 Exploring Psychology, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L., Kaye, H., Kynan, S. and Thompson, A. (2002)  Workbook: DSE212 Exploring Psychology, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L. and Ram, S. (2002) Prep pack: preparing yourself for DSE212 Exploring Psychology, The Open University.
  • Finlay, L. (2001) Introduction to the project: Issues for qualitative research, Social Psychology 3rd level, The Open University.
  • Henry, J. with Finlay, L. (2001) The interview project: capturing experience and meaning,  The Open University.
  • McGhee, P. with Finlay, L. (2001) The diary project: everyday experience of social interaction and relationships, The Open University.
  • Morant, N. with Finlay, L. (2001) The gender project: social representations of gender in the media, Social Psychology, The Open University.
  • Tindall, C. with Finlay, L. (2001) The Kelly project: glances into personal worlds, the personal construction of action and experience, Social Psychology, The Open University.

 Other guides not produced by Open University:

  • Finlay, L. (1996)  Evaluating Research :  a study guide,  University of Teeside
  • Finlay, L. (1994)  Psycho-social occupational therapy :  a study guide,  University College of Ripon and York St John
  • Finlay, L.(1993)  Four Perspectives of psycho-social development : competing theoretical explanations of human behaviour,  University College of Ripon and York St John.