Hazel Reid


Hazel Reid. Hazel is Professor of Education and Career Management and the Director of Research in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. She researches in the area of career and guidance theory and practice and clinical supervision. She also supervises and examines students undertaking Doctoral research and works with the Auto/biography and Narrative Research Theme Group in the Faculty of Education.

Hazel is a Fellow of the Career Development Institute and of the Higher Education Academy. She is a member of the International Association of Educational & Vocational Guidance, a NICEC Fellow (National Institute of Careers Education & Counselling) and was co-editor of the NICEC journal. She is a reviewer for five international academic journals and serves on the editorial board of the (international) British Journal of Guidance & Counselling.  She is involved in European projects related to the work of career guidance counsellors (NICE). Her previous research was concerned with the meanings given to the function of supervision within guidance and youth support work and the experiences of long term unemployed young people in areas of social and economic disadvantage. Currently she is exploring the development of narrative career counselling, and has a book contract for presenting the results, alongside an Erasmus ‘careers’ project on migration.  She presents her work at national and international conferences, at invited symposia and key note addresses. Her books, written in collaboration with Jane Westergaard, include Effective Counselling with Young People (2011); Effective Supervision for Counsellors – an introduction (2013); with Linden West (eds) (2015) Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change: a transdisciplinary approach to researching lives, published by Routledge (and now available in paperback, 2016), and An Introduction to Career Counselling and Coaching (2016) London: Sage.