• Themes in the countertransference when envy is experienced by the client in psychotherapeutic work: a thematic analysis

      Holding, Fiona (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Psychotherapists are familiar with the powerful and destructive forces of envy and with the benefits of examining and reflecting on countertransference experiences. This dissertation is an analysis of the clinical material ...
    • Theo: the production and promotion of a microfilm exploring the experience of a Chinese immigrant in Auckland

      Dai, Wenrui (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The film Theo is my filmic exploration of one unique facet of New Zealand society – the lives of Chinese immigrants overseas. Motivated by the question: ‘Are you happy in New Zealand?’ the experiences of a young Chinese ...
    • A Theoretical Approach to Conceptualize Information Quality in Social Media

      Emamjome, Fahame (ACIS, 2014)
      While organizations strive to leverage the vast information generated daily from social media platforms, and decision makers are keen to identify and exploit its value, the quality of this information remains uncertain. ...
    • Theories of practice: an ethics of film analysis

      O'Connor, M (Centre for Lacanian Analysis, 2009)
      With film theory the “text” that is film has at times encountered diverse readings that account for potential relations to and of the subject. Marxism, feminism, formalism, structuralism, phenomenology and psychoanalysis ...
    • Theorising the internet and its governance

      Baloch, Fuad Khan (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The assumption found in the literature that the Internet is a well-defined entity is challenged in this study. It is argued that despite apparent agreement on aspects of the Internet, such as the technological components, ...
    • Theorizing the Use of Multiple Conceptual Models in Combination

      Recker, Jan (ACIS, 2014)
      Conceptual modelling continues to be an important means for graphically capturing the requirements of an information system. Observations of modelling practice suggest that modellers often use multiple conceptual models ...
    • Theory & Observation of High-Order Radio Recombination Lines

      Alexander, Jordan (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This dissertation resolves a mystery in cosmic radio recombination line observations reported by Bell et al. (2000). This is accomplished by rigorously “reverse-engineering” the novel data processing technique they used ...
    • Theory as process: “Keiko” and co-creative movement

      Thomassen, A; Bradford, M; Thomassen, A; Bradford, M (International Association of Societies of Design Research, 2009)
      This paper sets out to provide insight into the current debate on art, science, and the need for rigor in providing a framework for the interpretation of creativity within design. A literature overview will outline the ...
    • Theory Into Practice

      McNamara, Catherine (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The Gift of Doubt is a contemporary novel set in a rural coastal region of New Zealand, the far north. Two characters are juxtaposed in their concern for aspects of the community around them, most significantly in their ...
    • Therapeutic art-making: an adaption of the Pennebaker expressive writing model to assess the effectiveness of art-making as a therapeutic intervention

      Henry, Jessica Lee (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Introduction: Expressive therapies are commonly thought to benefit psychological and physical wellbeing. Pennebaker and Beall (1986) first demonstrated that emotional expression through writing may alleviate the adverse ...
    • The therapeutic relationship: A literature review with clinical illustrations: A Foucaultian view of power within masculinity and psychotherapy

      Wilson, Julian (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This dissertation investigates the low participation of men in psychotherapy. It is a literature review focusing on power, masculinity and therapy, illustrated by clinical work to shed light on this phenomenon. A ...
    • Therapeutic Tact: Being-with As Having the Right Touch

      Sutton, D (AUT University, 2008)
      The archetypical picture of a person in the midst in the midst of a mental health crisis is perhaps curled up in fetal position, doing nothing. Daniel Sutton explored the transition from such a doing nothing phase towards ...
    • The therapist's container in practice

      Soloviava, Natalia Petrovna (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The practice of psychotherapy involves the interaction of two personalities and realities. This dissertation focuses on the experiences of the therapist; largely his ability to contain and his contribution to his own ...
    • The therapist's difficult emotional experience and racism: A modified systematic literature review

      Abels, Carlyn (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This dissertation is a modified systematic literature review on the topic of difficult countertransferential feelings and racism in the therapeutic dyad. This paper explores and synthesizes the literature relating to the ...
    • The therapist's experience of disbelief in working with dissociative identity disorder

      Thomas, Susie (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Disbelief of patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder remains a common, yet relatively unexplored phenomenon within psychotherapeutic literature. In treating DID, therapists and healthcare professionals alike are subject ...
    • The therapist's experience of working with the anorexic client

      Green, Emma (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The anorexic client is often seen as difficult to engage and as evoking intense negative feelings, including anger, frustration, helplessness and hopelessness, in those trying to help (Satir et al, 2009). This can interfere ...
    • A Therapist's Journey from Naivete to Knowing

      Yates, Michelle (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Using a heuristic method, this dissertation develops a personal narrative of my experiences of emotional contact with trauma and my post-traumatic growth while doing volunteer work. Through the lens of this personal ...
    • The therapist's love

      Thomas-Antilla, Kerry (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This dissertation explores the ways in which the therapist’s love is described in psychoanalytic literature and the value of this for clinical work. The methodology used is a modified systematic literature review with ...
    • Therapists' experience of working with suicidal clients

      Rossouw, Gabriel Johannes (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This study explores therapists' experience of working with suicidal clients. Using a Hermeneutic-phenomenological method informed by Heidegger [1889 – 1976] this study provides an understanding of the meaning of therapists' ...
    • Therapists' Experiences of Shame: An Heuristic Study

      Hammond, Marian (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Shame is a crucial issue frequently overlooked in the therapeutic context because it has many hiding places and inevitably reverberates with experiences of shame in the therapist. Therapists can be vulnerable to shame from ...