Dr Miriam Isaac

Head of Applied Social Sciences

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: m.isaac@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 85 5472

City and Guilds 730 Adult Teaching

BA Hons. Sociology, York University, 1989;

PG Dip Counselling, Warwick University 1993;

MA Counselling and Psychotherapy, Birmingham University 2002

Certificate in Leadership and Management, University of Worcester, 2010

Teaching & Research

Research Interests

PhD research The Class Dynamic in the Therapeutic Relationship; The Social and Political Context of Counselling


Professional Interests

Social and Political Theory; ‘Families’; Social Policy; Counselling Theory and Practice; Social Context of Counselling and Psychotherapy; Theory as a methodology; Research and Epistemology;

Professional Experience

Counselling in Primary Care, Further Education and Youth Services


Clients’ and Counsellors’ Perceptions of Confidentiality in Counselling (2003) BACP Conference paper.

Isaac, M. (2006) Psychodynamic Counselling and Class; Chapter in Wheeler, S. Ed. (2006) Difference and Diversity in Counselling: Contemporary Psychodynamic Perspectives Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

External Responsibilities