Darren Langdridge
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Biography <p>I am Professor of Psychology and Sexuality at the Open University. I am also a UKCP accedited existential psychotherapist and Honorary Professor of Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. I was Head of Department from 2011 - 2014.</p>
Description <p>I am Professor of Psychology and Sexuality at the Open University. I am also a UKCP accedited existential psychotherapist and Honorary Professor of Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. I was Head of Department from 2011 - 2014.</p>
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Research overview <ul><li>Phenomenological methodology, in particular the role of power and politics in developing a psychosocial phenomenological perspective</li><li>Existential psychotherapy and mental health, notably work advancing theory and practice when working with sexual and gender minorities</li><li>Psychology of sexualities, including work on BDSM, ethical non-monogamies and understandings of sex, gender and sexuality</li><li>Psychology of health and well-being, including work on infertility and assisted conception, HIV/AIDS, and most recently anti-microbial resistance (AMR)</li><li>Affective evaluation and the use of art as a means of communicating research findings with publics</li></ul><p>I have completed qualitative (hermeneutic phenomenological) research on young gay men&rsquo;s expectations of fatherhood and research on families where there is sharing of genetic origins information following third-party assisted conception. I have also previously carried out research on the construction of sadomasochistic sexual identities, the motivation for parenthood, and also on HIV/AIDS. I am currently working on a project on anti-microbial resistance funded by NHS Health Protection Scotland with Prof Paul Flowers and other colleagues at Glasgow Caledonian University.</p><p>I also have interests in psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic research and am a UKCP accredited existential psychotherapist maintaining a small private practice in London as<a href="http://www.existenz.co.uk/" rel="nofollow">Existenz Psychotherapy</a>. This enables me to bring together my theoretical work on existentialism, phenomenology and hermeneutics with people practically engaged in constructing and reconstructing their identities.</p><p>I am particularly interested in supervising doctoral students wishing to conduct research on sexualities and/or who wish to employ phenomenological methodologies (particularly those informed by Ricoeur) in their work.</p><p>I founded and was co-editor of the Taylor&amp; Francis journal<a href="http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rpse" rel="nofollow">Psychology&amp; Sexuality</a>with Dr Meg John Barker until the end of 2016 where we handed over the editorial responsibilities.</p><p>A repository of research publications and other research outputs can be viewed at The Open University&#39;s<a href="http://oro.open.ac.uk/" title="Open Research Online">Open Research Online</a>.</p>
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