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I've recently joined the Forum, initially because I'm hoping to find participants for my MSc research project: 'How do person-centred therapists respond to their clients’ uses of metaphor, and what assumptions or beliefs, about metaphor and approach, inform these responses?'. I've found little existing research in this area – i.e., describing what actually happens around the occurrence of metaphor (rather than proposing/analysing its deliberate use), and focusing specifically on person-centred practitioners. I'm hoping to exploit the potential of a mixed-method approach: one data set is an archive of therapy session transcriptions, the other arises from questionnaire, interview and focus-group responses. The questionnaire, for those who see themselves as person-centred practitioners or are PC students currently in placement, can be completed anonymously and/or doesn't commit respondents to any further participation. I'd be really interested to have responses from Forum members or, indeed, to hear your views in general. For a questionnaire, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org It can be completed electronically and mailed back to me.