Janet May

Janet May

Senior Academic Staff Member

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Phone
+64 7 834 8800 extension 8974
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Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Health Science, Auckland University of Technology, current.
  • Master of Science in Counselling, Supervision and Training, Bristol University, England, 1996.
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Massey University, 1984.

Industry experience, affiliations and achievements

  • Member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors.

Areas of expertise and research

  • Professional/clinical supervision.
  • Counselling.

Research activity

  • Participatory action research with a team of counsellor educators collectively considering pedagogy’. Doctoral research.
  • ‘Evaluation of professional supervision in Aotearoa/New Zealand’. Industry research project.
  • ‘The evaluation of professional supervision: An interprofessional perspective’. Presented at the Te Ao Maramatanga NZ College of Mental Health Nurses Conference, Wellington, 2015, with Burns, B., Davys, A. M., and O’Connell, M.
  • ‘Internal coherency in counsellor education – is it desirable and/or achievable?’ Presented at the Inaugural New Zealand Association of Counsellors Educators Conference, Weltech, Wellington, 2011.

Select publications

  • Davys, A. M., O’Connell, M., May, J., & Burns, B. (2016). Evaluation of professional supervision in Aotearoa/New Zealand: An interprofessional study. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. doi:10.1111/inm.12254
  • May, J. (2013). The rise of pluralism: Issues for educators in a theoretically and culturally diverse climate of practice. In Southern Institute of Technology Journal of Applied Research (SITJAR) National Tertiary Teaching and Learning Conference Special Edition, pp. 31-43.
  • May, J. (2011). Internal coherency in counsellor education – is it desirable and/or achievable? In Crocket, A. (Ed.). Conference Proceedings, 51-60. Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand: Weltech.
  • May, J., & Stanfield, D. (2010). Experienced supervisors reflect on the impact for supervision of an increasingly ‘legislatively managed’ health and social services field. In Beddoe, L. & Davys, A. (Eds.). Conference Proceedings Professional Supervision: Common threads different patterns, pp. 18-31. Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand: University of Auckland Faculty of Education.

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