Centre for Research in Human Flourishing (CRHF)
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CRHF Projects

The human flourishing group have substantial experience in relation to a range of research approaches and methodologies including qualitative and quantitative methods, mixed methods studies, longitudinal studies, case studies, and programme evaluations.

Centre staff and students work closely with the Nottingham-based Human Flourishing Project which provides therapy focused on personal growth and development.

Research projects
Project TitleDurationInvestigator(s)Funding Body
A comparison of good and poor outcome cases of person-centred and emotion-focused therapies to identify therapist variables that support socially anxious clients' engagement in the early stages of trauma focused work 2016-17 David Murphy BACP - (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
mPath: Supporting inter-personal reflection in counselling training Pilot Petr Slovak (Technical University of Vienna)

Elena Kousta (University of Nottingham)

Daniel Jackson (Open Lab, Newcastle University)

David Murphy (University of Nottingham)
DOC Fellowship from Austrian Academy of Sciences

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Gratitude and well-being in International Baccalaureate students Details TBC Stephen Joseph International Baccalaureate
Creative practice as mutual recovery: connecting communities for mental health and wellbeing 2013-17 Gary Winship - project being led by Dr Paul Crawford Arts and Humanities Research Council
Promoting effective psychological interventions following an adverse cardiac event 2013-14 David Murphy Nottingham City (NHS)
What factors contribute to effective, equitable Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service? 2013-14 David Murphy Nottingham City (NHS)
Scoping review of school-based counselling internationally 2013 Belinda Harris British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
ESRC Seminar Series: Inter-disciplinary perspectives on restorative approaches to conflict in schools 2010 Ed Sellman ESRC


Centre for Research in Human Flourishing

School of Education
University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

+44 (0)115 951 4543