Complete Bibliography to date

Items underlined are available as downloadable PDF documents.


(2006). Psychotherapy and phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl and Heidegger. Lincoln: iUniverse

(2007). On justifying psychotherapy: Essays on phenomenology, integration and psychology. Lincoln: iUniverse.

(2009). Talk, action and belief: How the intentionality model combines attachment-oriented psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. Bloomington: iUniverse.

(2015). Phenomenology in action in psychotherapy: On pure psychology and its applications in psychotherapy and mental health care. Dordrecht: Springer.

(2017). On attachment: The view from developmental psychology. London: Karnac.
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Unpublished downloadable papers

(1995). Towards a fully integrated psychotherapy? deconstruction/reconstruction

(1995). Insight, Empathy and Alienation in Being and Time

(1988). The application of some ideas from anthropology to counselling, therapy and cross-cultural counselling.

(1999). Learning from twentieth century hermeneutic phenomenology for the human sciences and practical disciplines.

(1999) The phenomena of psychopathology And eidetics in action

(2001). An overview of the empirical evidence base for individual therapy.

(2001). Details of the empirical research base for individual psychotherapy.

(2002). Five portraits of the other.

(2003). An overview of the verbatim argument in Husserl’s Fifth Cartesian Meditation

(2003). The complete translated works of Edmund Husserl into English.

(2005). A secondary literature bibliography of the English language works of the directors of the Husserl Archives and other premier league writers on Husserl.

Contributions to Books

(1991). The application of some ideas from anthropology to counseling, therapy and cross-cultural counseling. In E.L. Herr & J. McFadden (Eds.) Challenges of cultural and racial diversity to counseling, Vol 1. (pp. 37-40). Alexandria: American Association for Counseling and Development.

(1996). Clean language: A linguistic-experiential phenomenology. In A.-T. Tymieniecka (Ed.) Analecta Husserliana, Vol. 48. (pp. 271-297). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic.

(1996). The person-centred approach in a cultural context. In S. Palmer, S. Dainow & P. Milner (Eds) Counselling: The BAC counselling reader. (pp. 187-194). London: Sage Publications.

(2011). The phenomenological psychology of gender: How trans-sexuality and intersexuality express the general case of self as a cultural object. In D.Lohmar & J. Brudzinska (Eds)Founding psychoanalysis phenomenologically: Phenomenological theory of subjectivity and the psychoanalytical experience, Phaenomenologica, Vol. 199. (pp. 199-212). Dordrecht: Springer Science & Business

Founding Psychoanalysis Phenomenologically


Contributions to Journals

(1989). Therapeutic Hypnosis. Self and Society, 19(1), 14-20.

(1989). Beyond Carl Rogers: The work of David Grove. Holistic Medicine, 4(4), 186-196.

(1990). Re-emphasising a person-centred approach. Counselling, 1(3), 92-94.

(1991). Using the sixth sense: The place and relevance of language in counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 19(3), 307-319.

(1992). What you say is what you do: A linguistic analysis of counselling interventions. Changes, 10(1), 35-40.

(1992). The Tower of Babel: Searching for core clinical, theoretical and ethical issues in psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 5(1), 67-78.

(1992). Using cultural theory to analyze psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 5(2), 199-212.

(1992). Three aspects of philosophy and analytical technique. Existential Analysis, 3, 94-104.

(1992). Unconscious aspects of Dasein. Newsletter of the Society for Existential Analysis, 12, 3-5.

(1992). Applying social constructionism to psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 5(4), 385-402.

(1993). Towards a sociology of psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Review, 8(1), 6-9.

(1993). Core skills for psychotherapy. Counselling Psychology Review, 8(2), 15-23.

(1993). An existential perspective on stress and anxiety. Stress News, 5(1), 11-14.

(1993). The personalities of psychotherapists. Counselling Psychology Review, 8(3), 10-14.

(1993). Towards the essence of the reflection about everything. Existential Analysis, 4, 70-83.

(1993). On desire: Its development and some clinical examples. The British Journal of Medical Psychology, 66(3), 229-238.

(1993). Assessment for counselling and the psychiatric services. Counselling, 4(4), 287-289.

(1994). On Being and Time, part 1: Method and overview. British Psychological Society Psychotherapy Section Newsletter, 15, 27-38.

(1994). Phenomenology - What is it? And what does it do? The Newsletter of the History and Philosophy Section of the British Psychological Society, 19, 18-24.

(1994). On Being and Time, part 2: Therapeutic consequences. British Psychological Society Psychotherapy Section Newsletter, 16, 21-35.

(1994). Introducing an existential-phenomenological approach: Basic theory and research - part 1. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 7(3), 261-273.

(1994). Introducing an existential-phenomenological approach: Part 2 - theory for practice. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 7(4), 347-358.

(1995). El construccionismo social y la teoria, practica e investigacion en psicoterapia: Un manifiesto psicologia fenomenologica. [Social constructionism and the theory, practice and research of psychotherapy: A phenomenological psychology manifesto.] (Trans I. Caro). Boletin de Psicologia, 46, 161-186.

(1995). Power, boundaries, and intersubjectivity. The British Journal of Medical Psychology, 68(2), 97-107.

(1995). Intersubjective constructionism Part 1: Husserl and Heidegger’s phenomenological psychologies. Manifold, 2, 29-35.

(1995). Intersubjective constructionism Part 2: The etymology, concept and experience of alienation. Manifold, 2, 36-44.

(1996). Are we before or after integration? Discussing guidelines for integrative practice via clinical audit. Counselling Psychology Review, 11(3), 12-18.

(1996). Distress as alienation: The psychotherapist's working assumption. The Newsletter of the BPS Psychotherapy Section, 20, 32-47.

(1997). Boundaries in the practice of humanistic psychology. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 25(2), 163-174.

(1997). On the status of psychological knowledge. Changes, 15, 100-106.

(1998). Reference, temporality and the defences. Existential Analysis, 9, 84-97.

(1999). Exploring the similarities and differences between person-centred and psychodynamic therapy. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 27(2), 165-178.

(1999). The special hermeneutic of empathy. Existential Analysis, 10(2), 21-40.

(1999). The future of psychotherapy in the UK: Discussing clinical governance. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 16(2), 197-207.

(1999). Husserl and Heidegger in comparison to Frankl. Bulletin Logotherapie en Existentiale Analyse, 9(4), 10-19.

(1999). Using the experience of gender to show the differences between Husserlian and Heideggerian phenomenology. Phenomenological Inquiry, 23, 86-106.

(2000). Husserl’s theory of empathy: Meaning arrives with the other. Existential Analysis, 11(2), 11-31.

(2000). The links between Husserl and Heidegger on semiotics. Dasiensanalyse: Jahrbuch fur phanomenologische Anthropologie und Psychotherapie, 16, 99-106.

(2001). The attitudes and aims of Husserlian pure psychology and transcendental phenomenology. Existential Analysis, 12(2), 287-321.

(2001). Ethics and multidisciplinary practice. Journal of Mental Health, 10(4), 363-365.

(2001). Treatments of choice, quality and integration. Counselling Psychology Review, 16 (4), 16-22.

(2002). Towards an intentional analysis of consciousness? Existential Analysis, 13(2), 237-265.

(2004). On existential psychotherapy: A hermeneutic and meta-representational perspective. Existential Analysis, 15(2), 333-354.

(2006). Attachment and intersubjectivity. Existential Analysis, 17(1), 14-38.

(2006). The empirical evidence base as the re-appearance of the problem of psychologism. Existential Analysis, 17(2), 371-384.

(2007). Ian Owen, Psychotherapy and phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl and Heidegger, New York: (2006), Philosophy Today: Newsletter of the Society for Applied Philosophy, 19 (January), 10-11.

(2007). Understanding the ubiquity of the intentionality of consciousness in commonsense and psychotherapy. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 7.1.

(2009). Learning from twentieth century hermeneutic phenomenology for the human sciences and practical disciplines. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomneology, 8.1.

(2009). The intentionality model: A theoretical integration of psychodynamic talking and relating with cognitive-behavioral interventions. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 19, 173-186.

(2011). The dance of attachment.Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 21(3), 330-347.

(2012). The psychodynamics of attachment in everyday life. The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 9, 43-51.

(2013). Using mindfulness as a teaching aid for phenomenology. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology.

(2015a). In lieu of a review of the latest English translation of Ideas I: A reading of Husserl's original intent and its relevance for empirical qualitative psychology. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 15.

(2015b). On the received wisdom about complexity and the problems of understanding personalities and psychological problems. The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.

(2017). Attachment: A nest of vipers. The Psychologist, February 2017, 7.

(2017). The relationship between research and practice in contemporary attachment research. Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology Reflections, 2(1), 33-39.


(2001). Husserl and Heidegger in comparison to Frankl. Viktor Frankl - Stigting Journaal/Viktor Frankl Foundation Journal, 6(1), 28-41.

Book Reviews

(1993). On “The private life of the psychotherapist” and the psychology of caring. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 6(3), 251-264.

(1994). Heuristic research and Husserl. Existential Analysis, 5, 173-176.

(1997). An Introduction to Husserlian Phenomenology. Journal of the British Society of Phenomenology, 28(3), 330-332.

(1999). Self-awareness, temporality, and alterity. Existential Analysis, 10, 132-134.

(2000). Introduction to Phenomenology. History and Philosophy of Psychology, 2(2), 47-48.

(2001). The idea of phenomenology. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 32(3), 333-334.

(2002). Zollikon Seminars: Protocols - conversations - letters. Existential Analysis, 13(2), 343-345.

(2002). Zollikon Seminars: Protocols - conversations - letters. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 33(3), 341-342.

(2004). Mental representation and consciousness: Towards a phenomenological theory of representation and reference. Existential Analysis, 15(2), 412-414.

Co-authored Contributions to Journals

Owen, I.R. & Morris, N. (1999). The Husserlian phenomenology of consciousness and cognitive science: We can see the path but nobody is on it. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6(2/3), 269-272.

International Conference Paper

(1999). The links between Husserl and Heidegger on semiotics and what this means for therapy. Zeitgeist and the Millennium in Psychotherapy and Culture, Fourth Forum for Daseinsanalysis, Zurich, 6-8 May.

(2007). The intentionality model. 23rd Conference of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Lisbon, 5-8 July.


(2009). Skills workshop on integration and formulation. SEPI-UK, Regent's College, London, 2 May.

Masters Degree Dissertation

(1991). Cultural theory, the politics of desire, and the social construction of psychotherapy. London: Antioch University.

Doctoral Dissertation

(2003). What the analysis of empathy in the Fifth Cartesian Meditation reveals for psychotherapy. Regent’s College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, City University, London.

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