CBPR in counselling and psychotherapy research

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My colleague and I have recently written an article (under review) about CBPR in counselling and psychotherapy research – the main areas of ethical challenges we identified in this particular field relate to data management and confidentiality, potential distress to co-researchers (including academic co-researchers) and participants – especially if they are current counselling clients. The nature of ethical issues in CBPR will be different for every project depending on the topic and the arrangement – for example, are participants also co-researchers or are co-researchers and participants separate? Are co-researchers part of the same community as participants?