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Dr Rita Glover

Nursing and Human Sciences

Name: Dr Rita Glover
Department: Nursing and Human Sciences
Role: Academic Staff - Psychotherapy
Phone Number: 01 700 7936
Email Address: rita.glover@dcu.ie
Room: H267
Campus: DCU Glasnevin Campus

Biographical Details

Dr. Rita Glover lectures on the Doctorate in Psychotherapy programme and the M.Sc. in Psychotherapy programme in Dublin City University, Ireland. Dr Glover has responsibility for the delivery of the psychotherapy supervision strand of the Doctorate programme and for the couple therapy and psychosexual therapeutic practice strands of the M.Sc. programme. Specialist teaching and lecturing interests (nationally and internationally) include clinical supervision, integrative psychotherapy, personal and professional development, couple therapy, psycho-sexual therapeutic practice and domestic violence. As a researcher, Dr Glover's PhD studies involved a Heideggerian hermeneutic phenomenological study on 'Being-Responsible in Psychotherapeutic Supervision'. Additional research interests and projects include clinical supervision, intimate violence, intra-familiar and stranger sexual violence, relationship/ sexual difficulties, addiction and counselling interventions in prison based addiction treatment. Dr Glover has supervised research projects with Masters level students, Doctorate and PhD candidates, involving Hermeneutic (Interpretive) Phenomenology, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, Descriptive Phenomenology, Grounded theory and Mixed Methods. Dr Glover is an experienced, accredited relationship and psychosexual therapist and an accredited supervisor who currently maintains a practice base in these disciplines in the Counselling and Psychotherapy Service, in the Healthy Centre in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences in Dublin City University.                          


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