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Dr. Olga Pykhtina

P.O. Box: 503000, Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 4 4499303
Email: olga.pykhtina@aue.ae
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Area of Research Interest

  • Effectiveness of University Counselling
  • The Use of Non-Directive Therapy with Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Emotional Trauma and Brain Development

Projects/Grants

  1. Multitouch technology in non-directive therapy (part of Social Inclusion of Digital Economy Project, Newcastle University, 2008-2012)

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. ‘Computers and therapeutic relationship: Concerns and Effects’, Olga Pykhtina, (24th May, 2016), Harvard University Medical School.
  2. ‘Extending Practice: New Horizons’, Sue Pattison, Terry Hanley, Olga Pykhtina in the Handbook of Counselling Children and Young People by Sue Pattison, Maggie Robson & Ann Beynon (2014), Sage Publications
  1. ‘Computerized toys: to play or not to play?’ Olga Pykhtina (2014) CACPT Playground Fall.
  2. Magic Land: Overcoming Design Challenges in Non-Directive Play Therapy (2012) Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Sue Pattison, Gavin Wood, Patrick Olivier, Proc. DIS ’12 Workshop on Designing Wellbeing, Newcastle, UK: ACM.
  3. Magic Land: the design and evaluation of an interactive tabletop supporting therapeutic play with children (2012) Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Sue Pattison, Gavin Wood, Patrick Olivier, Proc. DIS ’12 Full Paper, Newcastle, UK: ACM – Designing Interactive Systems 2012 Best Paper Award.
  1. A thematic analysis of young people’s experience of counselling in five secondary schools in the UK (2012) Rosemarie Lynass, Olga Pykhtina, & Mick Cooper, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research 12/1, pp.53-63
  1. Magic Land: Play Therapy on Interactive Tabletops (2012) Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Sue Pattison, Gavin Wood, Patrick Olivier, Proc. CHI EA ’12, p, Austin, Texas: ACM
  1. Magic Land: Promoting Children’s Emotional Well-being in Play Therapy (2012) Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Sue Pattison, Gavin Wood, Patrick Olivier, Proc. CHI ’12 Workshop on Interaction Design and Emotional Wellbeing, Austin, Texas: ACM
  1. Investigation of the perceptions of successful leadership held by practicing educators in the UK English language centres, Olga Pykhtina (2011), ARECLS, 8, pp.46-74
  2. Designing for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in therapy: the case of Magic Land (2012) Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Sue Pattison, Gavin Wood, Patrick Olivier, Proc. DIS ’12 Workshop on Designing for Cognitive Limitations, Newcastle, UK

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