10.09.2018

Kykyri Virpi-Liisa, Yliopistotutkija/ Senior Researcher

Kykyri Virpi-Liisa, Yliopistotutkija/ Senior Researcher
Short number:
4445
Room:
KÄRKI Aa351.

 

Biography

PhD (Psychology) 2008
LicA (Psychology, Professional Postgraduate Degree on Work and Organizational Psychology) 2005
MA (Psychology) 1990
Vocational Teacher Education (60 ECTS) 2010

Research Areas:

Psychotherapy process reseach, embodiment, vocal and bodily synchrony in clinical interactions, multi-method and discursive approaches within multi-actor settings (couple therapy, management consulting/ process consulting, psychological assesment feedback conversations).

Research Projects:

Relational Mind in Events of Change in Multi-Actor Therapeutic Dialogues
Interaction in Psychological Assesment Feedback Conversations

My Research Gate Page

Recent Publications:

Kykyri, V-L., & Puutio, R. (2018) Conflict as it happens: affective elements in a conflicted conversation between a consultant and clients. Journal of Organizational Change Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-10-2016-0222 (Published online ahead of print 17.7.2018)

Seikkula, J., Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V-L., Penttonen, M. & Nyman-Salonen, P. (2018). The Relational Mind in Couple Therapy: A Bateson‐Inspired View of Human Life as an Embodied Stream. Family process. doi: 10.1111/famp.12382 (Published online ahead of print 22.6.2018)

Laitila, A., Vall, B., Penttonen, M., Kykyri, V.L., Karvonen, A., Tsatsishvili, V., Kaartinen, J., & Seikkula, J. (2018). The added value of studying embodied responses in couple therapy research: A case study. Family Process. doi:10.1111/famp.12374 (Published online ahead of print 22.6.2018)

Kykyri, V.-L., Karvonen, A., Wahlström, J., Kaartinen, J., Penttonen, M., & Seikkula, J. (2017). Soft Prosody and Embodied Attunement in Therapeutic Interaction: A Multimethod Case Study of a Moment of Change. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 30 (3), 211-234. doi:10.1080/10720537.2016.1183538

Lampinen, E., Karolaakso, T., Karvonen, A., Penttonen, M., Kaartinen, J., Kykyri, V.L., & Seikkula, J. (2017). Electrodermal activity, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, and heart rate variability in a relationship enrichment program, Mindfulness, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0843-6.

Paananen, K., Vaununmaa, R., Holma, J., Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V-L., Tsatsishvili, V., Kaartinen, J., Penttonen, M., & Seikkula, J. (2017) Electrodermal activity in couple therapy for intimate partner violence, Contemporary Family Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-017-9442-x.

Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V-L., Kaartinen, J., Penttonen, M., & Seikkula, J. (2016). Sympathetic nervous system synchrony in couple therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(3), 383–395.

Päivinen, H., Holma, J., Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V. L., Tsatsishvili, V., Kaartinen, J., Penttonen, M. & Seikkula, J. (2016). Affective Arousal During Blaming in Couple Therapy: Combining Analyses of Verbal Discourse and Physiological Responses in Two Case Studies. Contemporary Family Therapy, 38(4), 373-384. doi:10.1007/s10591-016-9393-7

Seikkula, J., Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V-L, Kaartinen J., & Penttonen, M. (2015). The Embodied Attunement of Therapists and a Couple within Dialogical Psychotherapy: An Introduction to the Relational Mind Research Project, Family Process, 54(4), 703-15. doi: 10.1111/famp.12152.

 

Itävuori, S., Korvela, E., Karvonen, A., Penttonen, M., Kaartinen, J., Kykyri, V.L., & Seikkula, J. (2015). The significance of silent moments in creating words for the not-yet-spoken experiences in threat of divorce. Psychology, 6, 1360-1372. doi:10.4236/psych.2015.611133.
All Publications since 2007