20072020

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Personal profile

Qualifications

PsychD in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology (Surrey); PGDip Counselling Psychology (Roehampton); BSc (Hons) Psychology (Open University); Dipl.-Uebers English and Dutch (Heidelberg)

Research interests

Bereavement, particularly 'continuing bonds'; extraordinary/anomalous experiences; meaning-making, post-traumatic growth; Thematic Analysis (Braun & Clarke, 2006); phenomenological research methods including IPA; interpretative pluralism

Professional affiliations

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS); Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol); Full Member of the Division of Counselling Psychology; Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA); Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council; International Member of the American Psychological Association (Division 17); Member of the BPS Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section; Member of the BPS Community Psychology Section; Member of the EMDR Association UK & Ireland; Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS); Member of the Association for Death Education and Counselling (ADEC); Member of the Scientific and Medical Network (SMN)

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External positions

Glasgow Caledonian University

20182020

University of Manchester

20152019

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Projects

Research Output

Affirming the positive in anomalous experiences: A challenge to dominant accounts of reality, life and death

Steffen, E., Wilde, D. & Cooper, C., 2018, The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology. Brown, N. J. L., Lomas, T. & Eiroá-Orosa, F. J. (eds.). London: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Continuing bonds between the living and the dead in contemporary Western societies: Implications for our understandings of death and the experience of death anxiety

Steffen, E. M. & Kasket, E., Aug 2018, Curing the dread of death: Theory, research and practice. Australian Academic Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Continuing Bonds in Bereavement: New Directions for Research and Practice

Steffen, E. (ed.) & Klass, D. (ed.), 2018, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group. (Death, Dying and Bereavement)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Culture, contexts and connections: A conversation with Dennis Klass about his life and work as a bereavement scholar

Steffen, E. M. & Klass, D., 28 May 2018, In : Mortality. 23, 3, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Activities

  • 6 Invited talk
  • 2 Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups
  • 2 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Membership of peer review panel or committee

Working with Continuing Bonds in Grief Therapy

Edith Steffen (Presenter)

13 Mar 2019

Activity: Public engagement and outreachPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Keynote: Interacting with the Afterlife: Continuing Bonds with Deceased Loved Ones

Edith Steffen (Organiser)

5 Sep 2019

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk

Invited talk and visit to 'Hearing the Voice' Research group

Edith Steffen (Speaker)

1 Mar 2019

Activity: Public engagement and outreachContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Working Group Co-Lead on Sensory and Quasi-Sensory Experiences of the Deceased (SED)

Edith Steffen (Chair)

Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Public engagement and outreachContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Keynote: Working with continuing bonds in meaning-oriented grief therapy.

Edith Steffen (Speaker)

30 Mar 2019

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk