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Ladislav Timulak
Course Director, M.Sc Counselling Psych, Psychology

Biography

Ladislav Timulak, PhD is Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin. He is Course Director of the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Ladislav (or short Laco; read Latso) is involved in the training of counselling psychologists and various psychotherapy trainings as well. Laco is both an academic and practitioner. Apart from studying and working in his native Slovakia, he has also an international research experience at academic clinical psychology departments in Belgium and United States. His main research interest is psychotherapy research, particularly the development of emotion-focused therapy. He currently is developing this form of therapy for generalised anxiety disorder (two projects funded by the Health Research Board). His other projects involve assessment of effectiveness of online therapies, assessment of effectiveness of counselling in routine care, etc. He has written five books, over 50 peer reviewed papers and various chapters in both his native language, Slovak and in English. His most recent books include Research in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Sage, 2008), Developing Your Counselling and Psychotherapy Skills and Practice (Sage, 2011), and Transforming Emotional Pain in Psychotherapy (Routledge, 2015). He serves on various editorial boards and provides expert reviews of academic papers and research grants internationally.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Timulak, L., McElvaney, J., Keogh, D., Martin, E., Clare, P., Chepukova, E., & Greenberg, L.S., Emotion-focused therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: An exploratory study., Psychotherapy, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Timulak, L. & Keogh, D., The client's perspective on (experiences of) psychotherapy: A practice friendly review., Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Katie O'Brien, Nora O'Keeffe, Hannah Cullen, Aoife Durcan, Ladislav Timulak & James McElvaney, Emotion-Focused Perspective on Generalised Anxiety Disorder: A Qualitative Analysis of Clients' In-Session Presentations., Psychotherapy Research, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Earley, C., Joyce, C., McElvaney, J., Richards, D., & Timulak, L. , Preventing depression: Qualitatively examining the benefits of depression-focused iCBT for participants who do not meet clinical thresholds, Internet Interventions, 9, 2017, p82 - 87 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Supervision in pluralistic counselling and psychotherapy in, editor(s)M. Cooper & W. Dryden. , The Handbook of Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy, London, Sage, 2016, pp314-325 , [Creaner, M. & Timulak, L. ] Book Chapter, 2016

Richards D., Richards D., Murphy T., Viganó N., Timulak L., Doherty G., Sharry J., Sharry J., Hayes C., Acceptability, satisfaction and perceived efficacy of "Space from Depression" an internet-delivered treatment for depression, Internet Interventions, 5, 2016, p12-22 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Timulak, L., & McElvaney, J. , ). Emotion-Focused Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: An Overview of the Model., Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 46, 2016, p41-52. Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Dillon, A., Timulak, L., & Greenberg, L. S. , Transforming core emotional pain in a course of emotion-focused therapy for depression: A case study. , Psychotherapy Research, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Richards, D., Richardson, T., Timulak, L., Viganò, N., Mooney, J., Doherty, G., Hayes, C., Sharry, J. , Predictors of depression severity in a treatment-seeking sample., International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 16, (3), 2016, p221 - 229 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Richards, D., Timulak, L., Rashleigh, C., McLoughlin, O., Colla, A., Joyce, C., ... & Anderson-Gibbons, M. (2016)., Effectiveness of an internet-delivered intervention for generalized anxiety disorder in routine care: A randomised controlled trial in a student population. , Internet Interventions, , 6, 2016, p80 - 88 Journal Article, 2016

L'Estrange, K., Timulak, L., Kinsella, L., & D'Alton, P. , Experiences of Changes in Self-Compassion Following Mindfulness-Based Intervention with a Cancer Population. , Mindfulness, 7, 2016, p734-744 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Murphy, J., Rowell, L., McQuaid, A., Timulak, L., O'Flynn, R., & McElvaney, J. , Developing a Model of Working with Worry in Emotion-Focused Therapy: A Discovery- Phase Task Analytic Study, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research., 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Derek Richards, Tom Richardson, Ladislav Timulak, James McElvaney, The efficacy of internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Internet Interventions, 2, (3), 2015, p272 - 282 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

Ellis, M.V., Creaner, M., Hutman, H. & Timulak, L. , A comparative study of clinical supervision in the Republic of Ireland and the US., Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, (4), 2015, p621-631 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Richards, D., Timulak, L., O'Brien, E., Hayes, C., Vigano, N., Sharry, J., & Doherty, G. , A randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered treatment: Its potential as a low-intensity community intervention for adults with symptoms of depression, iProceedings, Connected Health, Boston, MA, 20th October 2015, edited by G Eysenbach, T Hale , 1, (1), 2015 Published Abstract, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Richards, D., Richardson, T., Timulak, L., McElvaney, J., The efficacy of internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Internet Interventions, 2, (3), 2015, p272 - 282 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Ladislav Timulak & Antonio Pascual-Leone, New developments for case conceptualisation in emotion-focused therapy, Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 22, 2015, p619-636 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Ladislav Timulak, Transforming Emotional Pain in Psychotherapy: An Emotion-Focused Approach, London, Routledge, 2015 Book, 2015

Richards, D., Timulak, L., O'Brien, E., Hayes, C., Vigano, N., Sharry, J., Doherty, G., A Randomized Controlled Trial of an internet-delivered treatment: its potential as a low-intensity community intervention for adults with symptoms of depression, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 75, 2015, p20 - 31 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Angus, L., Watson, J. C., Elliott, R., Schneider, K., & Timulak, L., Humanistic psychotherapy research 1990-2015: From methodological innovation to evidence-supported treatment outcomes and beyond., Psychotherapy Research, 25, 2015, p330-347 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Poradenská psychológia v medzinárodnom kontexte in, editor(s)H. Smitková , Kapitoly z poradenskej psychológie, Bratislava, Univerzita Komenského, 2014, [Timuľák, L., Halamova, J., & O'Brien, O] Book Chapter, 2014

McNally, S., Timulak, L., & Greenberg, L. S., Transforming emotion schemes in emotion focused therapy: A case study investigation., Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies., 13, (2), 2014, p128 - 149 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Richards, D., Timulak, L., Doherty, G., Sharry, J., Colla, A., Joyce, C., & Hayes, C. , Internet-delivered treatment: its potential as a low-intensity community intervention for adults with symptoms of depression: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. , BMC Psychiatry, 14, (147), 2014, p1-11 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Meta-analysis of qualitative studies: A tool for reviewing qualittative research findings in psychotherapy in, editor(s)W. Lutz & S. Knox , Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research, London, Routledge, 2014, pp309 - 324, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2014

Biescad, M., & Timulak, L., Measuring psychotherapy outcomes in routine practice: Examining Slovak versions of three commonly used outcome instruments., European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling., (2), 2014, p140 - 162 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Introduction to research methodology in, editor(s)A. Vossler & N. Moller , The Counselling & Psychotherapy Research Handbook., London, Sage, 2014, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2014

Richards, D., Timulak, L., Doherty, G. & Joyce, C, Low-intensity internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety symptoms in routine care: protocol for a randomized controlled trial., Trials, 15, (1), 2014, p145- Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Timulak, L., Witnessing clients' emotional transformation: An emotion-focused therapist's experience of providing therapy, Journal of Clinical Psychology/In Session, 70, (8), 2014, p741 - 752 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McElvaney J., & Timulak, L., Clients' experience of therapy and its outcomes in quantitatively "good outcome" and "poor outcome" psychological therapy in a primary care setting. , Counselling and Psychotherapy Research., 13, 2013, p246 - 253 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Timulak, L. & Creaner, M. , Experiences of conducting qualitative meta-analysis, Counselling Psychology Review, 28, (4), 2013, p94-104 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Timulak, L., Buckroyd, J., Klimas, J., Creaner, M., Wellsted, D., Bunn, F., Bradshaw, S. & Green, G. , Helpful and unhelpful aspects of eating disorders treatment involving psychological therapy., Lutterworth, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2013 Report, 2013 URL

Qualitative meta-analysis in, editor(s)U. Flick , The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis , London, Sage, 2013, pp481 - 495, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2013

Halamová, J., Timulak, L. & Adamovová, L., Kvalitatívna analýza výpovedí účastníkov verejných workshopov o pre ívaní budovania komunity, Československá psychologie, 57, (1), 2013, p15 - 29 Journal Article, 2013

Timulak, L., & McElvaney, R., Qualitative meta-analysis of insight events in psychotherapy, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 26, 2013, p131 - 150 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Richards, D., Timulak, L., & Hevey, D. , A comparison of two online cognitive-behavioural interventions for symptoms of depression in a student population: the role of therapist responsiveness., Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. , 13, (3), 2013, p184 - 193 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Research on humanistic-experiential psychotherapies. in, editor(s)Lambert, M. J. , Bergin & Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behaviour Change. 6th Ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons., New York, John Wiley & Sons, 2013, [Elliott, R., Greenberg, L. S., Watson, J. C., Timulak, L., & Freire, E.] Book Chapter, 2013

Richards, D., & Timulak, L., Satisfaction with therapist-delivered vs. self-administered online cognitive-behavioural treatments for depression symptoms in College Students, British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41, (2), 2012, p193 - 207 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text DOI

Murphy, K. P., Rashleigh, C. M., & Timulak, L., The relationship between progress feedback and therapeutic outcome in student counselling: A randomised control trial. , Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 25, (1), 2012, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Richards, D., & Timulak, L. , Client-identified helpful and hindering events in therapist-delivered vs. self-administered online cognitive-behavioural treatments for depression in college students, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 25, (3), 2012, p251-262 Journal Article, 2012 DOI TARA - Full Text

Ladislav Timulak, Developing your counselling and psychotherapy skills and practice., London, Sage, 2011 Book, 2011

Qualitative meta-analysis of outcomes of person-centred/experiential therapies. in, editor(s)M. Cooper, J. C. Watson, & D. Holledampf (Eds.), , Person-Centred and Experiential Psychotherapies Work., Ross-on-Wye: ., PCCS Books, 2010, [Timulak, L. & Creaner, M. ] Book Chapter, 2010

Timulak, L., Miler, M., & Belicova, A. , Client identified significant events in a successful therapy case: the link between the significant events and outcome. , Counselling Psychology Quarterly., 23, (4), 2010, p371 - 386 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Psychoterapie zamìøená na osobu a pro itková terapie. [Person-centred and experiential psychotherapy] in, editor(s)Z. Vybíral & J. Roubal , Souèasná psychoterapie. [ Current psychotherapy.]., Praha, Portal, 2010, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2010

Timulak, L. , Significant events in psychotherapy: An update of research findings. , Psychology and Psychotherapy., 83 , 2010, p421 - 447 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Jak víme, e je psychoterpie úèinná. [How do we know that psychotherapy works.]. in, editor(s)Z. Vybíral & J. Roubal (Eds.), , Souèasná psychoterapie. [Current psychotherapy], Praha: Portál. , 2010, [Timulák, L. & Vybíral, Z. ] Book Chapter, 2010

Kazuistika - Integratívní terapie zamìøená na emoce. [Case study - Integrative emotion-focused therapy]. in, editor(s)Z. Vybíral & J. Roubal , Souèasná psychoterapie [Current psychotherapy, Praha: , Portál, 2010, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2010

Práce s emocemi v souèasné psychoterapii. [Working with emotions in current psychotherapy] in, editor(s)Z. Vybíral & J. Roubal , Souèasná psychoterapie. [Current psychotherapy.]., Praha: l, Portá, 2010, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2010

Psychoterapie podlo ená výzkumem. [Research-informed psychotherapy] in, editor(s)Z. Vybíral & J. Roubal , Souèasná psychoterapie. [Current psychotherapy.]., Praha, Portal, 2010, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2010

Richards, D., Timulak, L., Tone, Y., Rashleigh, C., Naughton, A., Flynn, D., McLoughlin, O., The Experience of Implementing, Recruiting and Screening for an Online Treatment for Depression in a Naturalistic Setting, Counselling Psychology Review, 24, (2), 2009, p52 - 63 Journal Article, 2009

Ladislav Timulak, Qualitative meta-analysis: a tool for reviewing qualitative research findings in psychotherapy, Psychotherapy research, 19, 2009, p591 - 600 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Ladislav Timulak, Research in Psychotherapy and Counselling, London, Sage, 2008 Book, 2008

Timulak, L., Identifying core categories of client identified impact of helpful events in psychotherapy - a qualitative meta-analysis, Psychotherapy Research, 17, 2007, p305 - 314 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Gampe, K., Bie čad, M., Balúnová - Labaničová, Ľ., Timuľák, L., Evans, C., Slovenská adaptácie metódy CORE-OM (Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation - Outcome Measure).[A Slovak adaptation of CORE-OM (Clinical Outcome in Routine Evaluation - Outcome Measure], Česká a slovenská psychiatrie. [Czech and Slovak Psychiatry]., 103, 2007, p4 - 13 Journal Article, 2007

Timulák, L., Bie èad, M. (2007). Výskum v psychoterapii, jeho prepojenie s psychoterapeutickou praxou a jeho miesto v príprave budúcich psychoterapeutov. In E. Klèovanská, E. Nani tová (Eds.), Psychológia pre ivot (s. 281-284). Trnava: Typi Universitas Tyrnaviensis, Trnava.(ed.), Psychológia pre ivot , Trnava, Slovakia, October 2006, 2007 Proceedings of a Conference, 2007

Timulák, L., Bie èad, M., Vplyv terapeuta na efekt psychoterapie - preh"ad empirických túdií, Psychiatria, 13, (3-4), 2006, p112 - 118 Journal Article, 2006

Timulak, L., Zaklady vedeni psychoterapeutickeho rozhovoru [Basics of conducting psychotherapy interview]., Prague, Portal, 2006, 182pp Book, 2006

Ladislav Timulák, Souèasný výzkum psychoterapie, Prague, Triton, 2005, 280pp Book, 2005

Metodologické otázky merania psychoterapeutickej zmeny. in, editor(s)Solár, T., Ritomský, A., , Metódy empirickej psychológie I., Nitra , Univerzita Kon tantína Filozofa, 2005, [Timulak, L., Biescad, M.] Book Chapter, 2005

Timulak, L., Motiváciu posilòujúca terapia závislostí: predstavenie, úèinnos a mo nosti jej vyu itia na Slovensku [Motivation enhancement therapy of addictions: introduction, efficacy, and possibilities of its use in Slovakia], 56, 2005, p52-56 Journal Article, 2005

Descriptive and interpretative approaches to qualitative research in, editor(s)J. Miles & P. Gilbert , A handbook of research methods in clinical and health psychology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005, pp147 - 160, [Robert Elliott & Ladislav Timulak] Book Chapter, 2005

(ed.), Hodnoty v psychoterapii a práca s nimi [Values in psychotherapy and how to work with them], Trnava: Trnavská univerzita, 2004, 130 - 136 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2004

Timulák, L., Eininge Ergenbisse der Forschung uber Significant Events in der Psychotherapie, Person, 8, 2004, p5 - 12 Journal Article, 2004

Existenciálne stretnutie v psychoterapii [Existential encounter in psychotherapy] in, editor(s)Timulak, L. , Zborník z konferencie, Trnava: Trnavská univerzita, 2003, [Timulak, L.] Book Chapter, 2003

Timuľák, L. & Elliott, R., Empowerment events in process-experiential psychotherapy of depression, Psychotherapy Research, 13, 2003, p443 - 460 Journal Article, 2003

Timuľák, L., Súčasné trendy vo výskume psychoterapie: I. Výskum efektu psychoterapie, Česká a Slovenská Psychiatrie, 99, 2003, p146 - 154 Journal Article, 2003

Timuľák, L., Súčasné trendy vo výskume psychoterapie: II. Výskum procesu psychoterapie, Česká a Slovenská Psychiatrie, 99, 2003, p194 - 202 Journal Article, 2003

Timuľák, L., Person-centered therapy as a research-informed approach: Evidence and possibilities, Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies, 2, 2003, p227 - 241 Journal Article, 2003

Timuľák, L., Výskum dôle itých momentov v procese psychoterapie - prehľad doteraj ích zistení, Československá Psychologie, 46, 2002, p536 - 548 Journal Article, 2002

Timuľák, L., Niektoré problémy kvantitatívnej analýzy údajov vo výskume psychoterapie, Československá psychologie, 45, (1), 2001, p19 - 33 Journal Article, 2001

Timuľák, L. & Lietaer, G., Moments of empowerment: A qualitative analysis of positively experienced episodes in brief person-centred counselling, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 1, (1), 2001, p62 - 73 Journal Article, 2001

Timuľák, L., Vyu itie grounded theory method vo výskume psychologického poradenstva a psychoterapie, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 35, (2), 2000, p156 - 173 Journal Article, 2000

Timuľák, L., Humility as an important attitude in overcoming a rupture in the therapeutic relationship, The Person-Centered Journal, 6, (2), 1999, p153 - 163 Journal Article, 1999

Timuľák, L., Niektoré súčasné trendy v psychoterapii zameranej na človeka, Československá psychologie, 43, (6), 1999, p481 - 489 Journal Article, 1999

Timuľák, L., Význam výskumu psychoterapie pre prax, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 33, (3), 1998, p258 - 263 Journal Article, 1998

Timuľák, L., Self, emócie, a organizmické pre ívanie v terapii zameranej na človeka, Československá psychologie, 42, (3), 1998, p227 - 234 Journal Article, 1998

Timuľák, L., Niektoré metodické otázky výskumu procesu psychoterapie, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 32, (1), 1997, p60 - 68 Journal Article, 1997

Timuľák, L., Self v teórii a praxi na klienta zameranej terapie, Československá psychologie, 41, 1997, p235 - 243 Journal Article, 1997

Timuľák, L., Zmeny a ich význam v procese na klienta zameranej terapie, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 31, (3), 1996, p262 - 270 Journal Article, 1996

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Timuľák, l., Sympózium o profesionálnej etike pre psychológov, Psychofórum, 1, (2005), 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Timuľák, L., Potreba koncepcie (aplikačných oblastí) poradenskej psychológie, Psychofórum, 2, (2004), 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Timuľák, L., Personzentrierte und Experienzielle Psychotherapie in der Slowakei, Person, 8, 2004, p63 - 65 Journal Article, 2004

Timuľák L., Review of Doing counselling research, by J. McLeod , Československá Psychologie, 2004 Review, 2004

Timuľák, L., Internetovské stránky s tematikou psychoterapie vo svete, Psychofórum, 1, (2004), 2004, p51 - 52 Journal Article, 2004

Timuľák, L., Recenzia na knihu L. Benjaminová: Interpersonal diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders, Československá Psychologie, 2004 Review, 2004

Timuľák, L., Pár poznámok k boloňskému modelu a k profilu absolventov túdia psychológie, Psychofórum, 1, (2004), 2004, p27 - 28 Journal Article, 2004

Timuľák, L., Empiricky podlo ené psychologické intervencie, Psychofórum, 2, (2004), 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Timuľák, L., Výročná konferencia Spoločnosti pre výskum psychoterapie, Česká a Slovenská psychiatrie, 99, 2003, p459 - 460 Journal Article, 2003

Timu"ák, L., Review of Ovlivòování a autonomie v psychoanalýze, by S. A. Mitchell , Psychofórum, 2, (2003), 2003 Review, 2003

Timuľák, L., Review of Psychotherapy relationships that work. Oxford University Press, by J. Norcross (Ed.) , Československá Psychologie, 2003 Review, 2003

Existenciálne stretnutie v psychoterapii [Existential encounter in psychotherapy] in, Výzvy pre psychológiu tretieho tisícročia: Perspektívy z pohľadu logoterapie. Zborník z konferencie, Trnava: Trnavská univerzita, 2003, [Timuľák, L.] Book Chapter, 2003

Vyu itie kvalitatívneho výskumu pri tvorbe terapeutických manuálov [Utilization of qualitative research in the creation of therapeutic manuals) in, editor(s)Miovský, M., Čermák, I. , Kvalitatívny výskum ve vědách o člověku. Zborník z konferencie [Qualitative Research in Human Sciences. Conference book.], 2002, [Timuľák, L.] Book Chapter, 2002

Timuľák, L., Niektoré výzvy pre identitu poradenskej psychológie [Some challenges for identity of counseling psychology], Rad ej osobnosť rozvíjať ako liečiť. Zborník z konferencie k 45. výročiu zalo enia KPPPsCVPP, Bratislava [Rather developing personality than curing it. Conference book from conference held at 45. anniversary of Child counseling center in Bratislava], edited by Gajdo ová, J. et al. , 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Timuľák, L., Etický rozmer v psychoterapeutickej práci [Ethical framework in psychotherapeutic work], Zborník z konferencie k 10. výročiu zalo enia Trnavskej Univerzity [Conference book from conference held at 10th anniversary of University of Trnava], 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Timuľák, L., Kvalitatívny výskum vo vedách o človeka na prahu tretieho tisícročia, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 35, 2002, p371 - 371 Journal Article, 2002

Timuľák, L., Etický rozmer v psychoterapeutickej práci, Zborník z konferencie k 10, Trnavskej Univerzity, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Niektoré výzvy pre identitu poradenskej psychológie in, editor(s)Gajdo ová, J. et al. , Rad ej osobnosť rozvíjať ako liečiť. Zborník z konferencie k 45. výročiu zalo enia KPPPsCVPP, Bratislava, 2002, [Timuľák, L.] Book Chapter, 2002

Timuľák, L., Recenzia na knihu J. Vymětal a V. Rezková: Rogersovský přístup k dospělým a dětem, Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 37, 2002, p189-192 Review, 2002

Timuľák, L., Klienti spôsobujú, e terapia funguje, Review of How client make therapy work, by A. C. Boharta a K. Tallmanovej , Konfrontace, 12, 2001, p208-21 Review, 2001

Timuľák, L., Medzinárodná konferencia na klienta zameranej a experienciálnej psychoterapie a 31. Výročné stretnutie spoločnosti pre výskum psychoterapie, Česká a Slovenská psychiatrie, 97, 2001, p38 - 40 Journal Article, 2001

Timuľák, L., Informácie o literatúre, Informačný bulletin pre pracovníkov poradenských zariadení v rezorte kolstva, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

Timu"ák, L., Recenzia na knihu A. Ritomský: Deskripcia dát pomocou SPSS: Sondy do súèasnej rodiny a domácnosti, Psychológia a patopsychológia die a a, 35, 2000, p381-383 Review, 2000

Timuľák, L., Pozitívne pre ívané momenty v procese psychoterapie [Positively experienced moments in psychotherapy process], Príspevok prednesený na konferencii Kvalitatívny výskum vo vedách o človeku, Brno, 1.- 2.6.2000, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

Timuľák, L., Pokora terapeuta ako príspevok k prekonaniu problémov v terapeutickom vzťahu, Konfrontace, 9, (4), 1999, pp24 - 27 Conference Paper, 1999

Rigorózny kvalitatívny výskum v psychologickom poradenstve a psychoterapii - spojenie výskumu a praxe in, Reflexie súčasnej psychológie na Slovensku (9. Zjazd Slovenskej psychologickej spoločnosti), Bratislava, Stimul, 1999, pp30 - 35, [Timuľák, L.] Book Chapter, 1999

Timuľák, L., Pokora terapeuta ako príspevok k prekonaniu problémov v terapeutickom vzťahu [Therapist's humility as a contribution to overcome of problems in therapeutic relationship], Konfrontace [Confrontations], 9, (4), 1999, pp24 - 27 Conference Paper, 1999

Terapeutove (poradcove) zdroje pre posilnenie terapeutického vzťahu in, Reflexie súčasnej psychológie na Slovensku (9. Zjazd Slovenskej psychologickej spoločnosti), Bratislava, Stimul, 1999, pp139 - 143, [Timuľák, L.] Book Chapter, 1999

Timuľák, L., Terapeutove (poradcove) zdroje pre posilnenie terapeutického vzťahu [Therapist's (counselor's) resources for strengthening of therapeutic relationship], Reflexie súčasnej psychológie na Slovensku (9. Zjazd Slovenskej psychologickej spoločnosti) [Reflexions of Current Psychology in Slovakia (9th Congress of Slovak Psychological Society)], Bratislava: Stimul, 1999, pp139 - 143 Conference Paper, 1999

Timuľák, L., Rigorózny kvalitatívny výskum v psychologickom poradenstve a psychoterapii - spojenie výskumu a praxe [Rigorous qualitative research in psychological counseling and psychotherapy], Reflexie súčasnej psychológie na Slovensku (9. Zjazd Slovenskej psychologickej spoločnosti) Reflexions of Current Psychology in Slovakia (9th Congress of Slovak Psychological Society)], Bratislava: Stimul, 1999, pp30 - 35 Conference Paper, 1999

Timuľák, L., Skúsenosti mladého psychológa pracujúceho so star ími pacientmi [Experiences of young psychologist working with elderly patients], Príspevok prezentovaný na 20. Česko-slovenskej psychoterapeutickej konferencii, Luhačovice, Česká republika, October, 1995 Conference Paper, 1995

Research Expertise

Description

Development of emotion-focused psychotherapy for particular disorders and difficulties (e.g., anxiety disorders, cancer patients). Development of research methodologies for studying psychological therapies. Process and outcome investigations of psychological therapies. Evaluation of online provision of psychological interventions, multidisciplinary collaboration with computer science. Assessment of psychological interventions in public health service.

Projects

  • Title
    • Emotion-focused therapy vs. cognitive-behavioural therapy in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board
  • Date From
    • 2016
  • Date To
    • 2019
  • Title
    • Counselling in Primary Care in Ireland - A National Evaluation of Clinical and Cost Effectiveness
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Research Council
  • Date From
    • 2015
  • Date To
    • 2018
  • Title
    • Low-intensity, internet delivered treatment for adults with depressive symptoms in Central and South America.
  • Summary
    • PhD Student Alicia Salamanca
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Research Council
  • Title
    • Emotion Focused Therapy for Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Summary
    • Development of a psychological therapy for GAD
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board (€100,800)
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Emotion-Focused Therapy for mixed anxiety and depression in cancer patients
  • Summary
    • A project run by my PhD student Allison Connolly that looks at the development of emotion-focused therapy for cancer patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
  • Funding Agency
    • St. Luke's hospital
  • Title
    • Online treatment for depression
  • Summary
    • A project examining effectiveness of an online treatment (CBT-based) for symptoms of depression. In collaboration with SilverCloud (Drs. Richards and Sharry) and Aware (Dr. Hayes)
  • Funding Agency
    • SilverCloud, Aware
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Online treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
  • Summary
    • A project examining an effectiveness of a CBT-based online intervention for anxiety disorders. Co-PI Dr. Derek Richards.
  • Funding Agency
    • SilverCloud (funding a post-doc researcher)
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Helpful and unhelpful aspects of eating disorder treatments
  • Summary
    • A qualitative meta-synthesis of qualitative studies examining helpful and unhelpful aspects of eating disorder treatments.
  • Funding Agency
    • BACP
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Online treatment for depression
  • Summary
    • a PhD supervisor (student Derek Richards) of the PhD project
  • Funding Agency
    • HSE
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • Recovery from eating disorders
  • Summary
    • the grant supports a PhD of Kielty Oberlin
  • Funding Agency
    • Bodywhys (€ 45,000)
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • Psychological change and provision of psychotherapy in routine practice
  • Funding Agency
    • grant of Slovak Ministry of Education VEGA è. 1/4520/07 (€ 9,000)
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • Significant events in psychotherapy process
  • Summary
    • main researcher
  • Funding Agency
    • Slovak Ministry of Education VEGA č. 1/1387/04
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2007
  • Title
    • Empowerment events in psychotherapy
  • Funding Agency
    • The Fulbright Commission ($ 18,000)
  • Date From
    • 2001
  • Date To
    • 2002
  • Title
    • Significant events in psychotherapy process of adolescents with conflictual family background
  • Summary
    • Main researcher
  • Funding Agency
    • P-76 Research task of Research Institute of Child Psychology and Pathopsychology
  • Date From
    • 2000
  • Date To
    • 2001
  • Title
    • Provision of methodical services and information for counseling centers in school sector
  • Summary
    • Co-worker (the chair of the task: PhDr. Dagmar Kopčanová)
  • Funding Agency
    • Institutional task of research Institute of Child Psychology and Pathopsychology
  • Date From
    • 2000
  • Date To
    • 2001
  • Title
    • Lifelong developmental counselling as a means of personal growth in educational context (focus on adult population)
  • Summary
    • Co-researcher; the main researcher Doc. PhDr. Tatiana Taročková, CSc.)
  • Funding Agency
    • Slovak Ministry of Education VEGA č. 1/1358/94
  • Date From
    • 1994
  • Date To
    • 1996

Keywords

Alcoholism Treatment; Behavioral Therapy; Drug Abuse Treatment; Emotional, behavioural and cognitive disorders; Emotional/Mental Health; Health, Clinical and Counselling; Mental Disorders; Mental Health Services; Psychosocial Therapy; psychotherapy research, evidence-based psychotherapy; Relaxation Techniques

Recognition

Representations

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Counselling Psychology Quarterly since 2013

member of editorial board Journal of Counseling Psychology since 2016

member of editorial board Journal of Psychotherapy Integration since 2017

member of Editorial Board of the journal Psychotherapy Research since 2013

member of Editorial Board of the journal Counselling and Psychotherapy Research

Member of International advisory board of Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. 2002-Present

A member of International Advisory Editorial Board of the journal Psychoterapie

Psychological Society of Ireland, past council member, honorary secretary 2006-2010

Division of Counselling Psychology, Psychological Society of Ireland, past committee member

External Examiner of Theses: City University London, UK; University of West England, Bristol, UK; Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK; University of Abertay, Dundee, UK; Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa; Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Programme External Examiner - Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology University of Surrey, UK 2014-2017

Chair of Commission (Humanistic Psychotherapies) for registration in The Register of Psychotherapists of Slovak Psychotherapeutic Society. 2004-2005

Chair of Division of Counseling Psychology of Slovak Chamber of Psychologists 2004

Member of the committee of Slovak Psychotherapy Society since 2006

peer reviewed for: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Canadian Psychology, Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice; Journal of Counseling Psychology; Psychoterapie; Counselling Psychology Quarterly; Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies; Counselling and Psychotherapy Research; Psychotherapy Research; European Journal of Counselling Psychology; Journal of Psychotherapy Integration; Journal of Affective Disorders; European Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling; Social Behavior and Personality

PSI Board of Professional Conduct 2008-2009

PSI Foreign Qualifications Expert Validation Committee 2008-2017

PSI Quality Assurance Group reviewing postgraduate training guidelines 2007 - 2008

PSI Quality Assurance Group reviewing postgraduate training guidelines in counselling psychology (since ) 2007 - 2008

A member of the PSI accreditation panel University College Cork MSc in Counselling Psychology. September 2007

Awards and Honours

European Association of Counselling Psychology - Award for contribution to the development of Counselling Psychology in Europe. 2014

Scholarship Fulbright visiting researcher, USA. 2001/2002

Scholarship Flemish Community, Belgium. 1997/1998

Memberships

Society for Psychotherapy Research 2003

Slovak Psychotherapy Society

the Slovak Chamber of Psychologists

Psychological Society of Ireland

Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration


Last updated 4 June 2015 School of Psychology (Email).