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School of Psychology

Dr Godfrey Barrett-Lennard::

Primary and representative publications
(Single-author research monograph and books, in bold)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1962). Dimensions of therapist response as causal factors in therapeutic change. Psychological Monographs, 76 (43, Whole No. 562).

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1963) Significant aspects of a helping relationship. Mental Hygiene, 47, 223-227. Republished as the Supplement [whole # 47] in Canada's Mental Health, 1965, 13.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1964). The Relationship Inventory: Forms OS-M-64/OS-F-64 and MO-M-64/MO-F-64. Printed at University of New England, Armidale, NSW. Principal revision of the original ‘Client’ and ‘Therapist’ RI forms – see Barrett-Lennard, 1978 – later collapsed into [gender-neutral] Forms OS–64 & MO–64. (Additional forms are noted in Barrett-Lennard 1986, 2002a & 2003b: Ch. 8.)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1965). Professional psychology and the control of human behaviour. Australian Journal of Psychology, 17, 24-34. Republished (1970) in J. T. Hart & T. M. Tomlinson (Eds.), New directions in client-centered therapy (442-452). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T., Kwasnik, T. M., & Wilkinson, G. R. (1973/74). Some effects of participation in encounter group workshops: An analysis of written follow-up reports. Interpersonal Development, 4, 35-41. (Related additional report in same journal, 1974/75.)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1974). Experiential learning groups. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 11, 71-75.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1975). Process, effects and structure in intensive groups: A theoretical-descriptive analysis. In C. L. Cooper (Ed.), Theories of Group Processes (pp. 59-86). London: Wiley. (Corrected soft-cover edition, 1976).

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1976). Empathy in human relationships: Significance, nature and measurement. Australian Psychologist, 11, 173-184.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1978). The Relationship Inventory: Later development and adaptations. JSAS Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 8, 68 and MS 1732 (55 pgs). (Includes a full report on the main, 64-item revision of the RI.)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1979). A new model of communicational-relational systems in intensive groups. Human Relations, 32, 841-849.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1981). The empathy cycle: Refinement of a nuclear concept. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 28, 91-100.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1984). The world of family relationships: A person-centered systems view. In R. F. Levant & J. M. Shlien (Eds), Client-centered therapy and the person-centered approach: New directions in theory, research and practice (222-242). New York: Praeger.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1985). The helping interview in counselling and psychotherapy. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 33, 287-290.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1985). The helping relationship: Crisis and advance in theory and research. The Counseling Psychologist, 13, 279-294.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1986). The Relationship Inventory now: Issues and advances in theory, method and use. In L. S. Greenberg and W. M. Pinsof (Eds.), The psychotherapeutic process: A research handbook (439-476). New York: Guilford.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1988). Listening. Person-Centered Review, 3, 410-425. (Arranged and republished, under the title ‘The listening process in everyday and helping modes’, as Chapter 2 in Barrett-Lennard, 2003b – see below.)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1990). The therapy pathway reformulated. In G. Lietaer, J. Rombauts and R. Van Balen (Eds.), Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy in the nineties (pp. 123-153). Louvain, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1993). The phases and focus of empathy. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 66, 3-14.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1993) Viewing the person in context: A systemic model of change. Network, 8(2), 13-25, Australian Psychological Society.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1994). Toward a person-centered theory of community. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 34 (3), 62-86.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1996). Therapy and groups in context: A study of developmental episodes in adulthood. In R. Hutterer, G. Pawlowsky, P. F. Schmid, & R Stipsits (Eds.), Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy: A paradigm in motion (185-198). Vienna: Peter Lang. (Article revised and rearranged, under the title ‘Eventful episodes and change in adulthood’, as Chapter 2 in Barrett-Lennard, 2005.)

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1997). The recovery of empathy – toward others and self. In A. C. Bohart & L. S. Greenberg (Eds), Empathy reconsidered: New directions in psychotherapy (103-121). Washington, DC: APA Books.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1998). Carl Rogers’ helping system: Journey and substance. London: Sage.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2001). Levels of loneliness and connection: Crisis and possibility (with summary in German). PERSON. Zeitschrift für Klientenzentrierte Psychotherapie und personzentrierte Ansätze, 5(1), 58-64.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2002a). Perceptual variables of the helping relationship: A measuring system and its fruits. In Wyatt, G. & Sanders P. (Eds.), Rogers’ therapeutic conditions. Evolution, theory and practice. Vol. 4: Contact and Perception (25-50). Ross-on-Wye, England: PCCS Books.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2002b). The helping conditions in their context: Expanding change theory and practice. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. 1, 144-155.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2003a). Zooming in and standing back from a compendium of person-centered contributions. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. 2 (1), 67-70. (Review of Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy in the 21st century. edited by J. C. Watson, R. N. Goldman and M. S. Warner. Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2002.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2003b). Steps on a mindful journey: Person-centred expressions. Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2003c). Foreword in Sanders, P. (Ed.), To lead an honorable life: Invitations to think about client-centred therapy and the person-centred approach – a collection of the work of John M. Shlien (pp. i-iii). Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books.

Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (2005[but released in late 2004]). Relationship at the centre: Healing in a troubled world. London and Philadelphia: Whurr.

Interested colleagues can also access a supplementary list of additional publications and research instruments, circulated reports and conference papers, and other resource materials.

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