Integrative Counselling Skills in Action


Author: Sue Culley,Tim Bond
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1848601522
Category: Psychology
Page: 224
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'As a counsellor, supervisor and trainer I find this book such an excellent resource. It is invaluable in my teaching as well as supporting learning in supervision. Culley and Bond use their extensive experience as practitioners to demystify potentially complex ideas, instead presenting them in an accessible and engaging way. Counselling skills are described clearly and case study material is relevant to practice. The third edition brings new and contemporary content that further enhances the value of the book. Buy it now!' - Dr Andrew Reeves, Counsellor, Supervisor, Trainer and Editor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal. Integrative Counselling Skills in Action, third edition, is a bestselling introduction to the core counselling skills. It takes you step-by-step through the skills and strategies needed at each stage of the counselling process -- beginning, middle and end - using illustrative case examples and providing practical checklists and summaries. New to the third edition: · Negotiating and managing a counselling contract · Using self-disclosure · Preparing for and using supervision · An example of supervision included in extended case study · A new preface Integrative Counselling Skills in Action is used by many thousands of students and practitioners who need guidance on using counselling skills in a variety of helping settings.

Integrative Counselling Skills in Action


Author: Sue Culley,Tim Bond
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857023535
Category: Psychology
Page: 224
View: 5659
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'As a counsellor, supervisor and trainer I find this book such an excellent resource. It is invaluable in my teaching as well as supporting learning in supervision. Culley and Bond use their extensive experience as practitioners to demystify potentially complex ideas, instead presenting them in an accessible and engaging way. Counselling skills are described clearly and case study material is relevant to practice. The third edition brings new and contemporary content that further enhances the value of the book. Buy it now!' - Dr Andrew Reeves, Counsellor, Supervisor, Trainer and Editor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal. Integrative Counselling Skills in Action, third edition, is a bestselling introduction to the core counselling skills. It takes you step-by-step through the skills and strategies needed at each stage of the counselling process -- beginning, middle and end - using illustrative case examples and providing practical checklists and summaries. New to the third edition: · Negotiating and managing a counselling contract · Using self-disclosure · Preparing for and using supervision · An example of supervision included in extended case study · A new preface Integrative Counselling Skills in Action is used by many thousands of students and practitioners who need guidance on using counselling skills in a variety of helping settings.

Integrative Counselling Skills in Action


Author: Sue Culley,Tim Bond
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243176
Category: Psychology
Page: 224
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'As a counsellor, supervisor and trainer I find this book such an excellent resource. It is invaluable in my teaching as well as supporting learning in supervision. Culley and Bond use their extensive experience as practitioners to demystify potentially complex ideas, instead presenting them in an accessible and engaging way. Counselling skills are described clearly and case study material is relevant to practice. The third edition brings new and contemporary content that further enhances the value of the book. Buy it now!' - Dr Andrew Reeves, Counsellor, Supervisor, Trainer and Editor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal. Integrative Counselling Skills in Action, third edition, is a bestselling introduction to the core counselling skills. It takes you step-by-step through the skills and strategies needed at each stage of the counselling process -- beginning, middle and end - using illustrative case examples and providing practical checklists and summaries. New to the third edition: · Negotiating and managing a counselling contract · Using self-disclosure · Preparing for and using supervision · An example of supervision included in extended case study · A new preface Integrative Counselling Skills in Action is used by many thousands of students and practitioners who need guidance on using counselling skills in a variety of helping settings.

Person-Centred Counselling in Action


Author: Dave Mearns,Brian Thorne
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206084
Category: Psychology
Page: 264
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Watch Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne's video on YouTube to hear the story behind the writing of the Third Edition, and to find out about Dave's time spent under the stewardship of Carl Rogers. SAGE celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Counselling in Action series in November 2008. To view the video - click here ---------------------------------------------------------- REVIEWS `Thank you for revising the bible! I am a tutor on a so-called "integrative counselling course" and I thoroughly endorse the idea that Carl Rogers would have welcomed this honesty and new interpretatation of his model. Your SAGE book is indeed a bible and I have repeatedly recommended it to the students' - lecturer, YouTube `For students and those new to person-centred counselling, there is a clear exposition of person-centred theory. For experienced practitioners, there are new and challenging theoretical developments within the person-centred approach. If new to counselling, this is a 'must have'. If wondering whether to invest in this edition when there is a already a copy of the earlier one on the shelf, the challenge of the new theoretical material is persuasive, but if that is not enough, then the updated practice guidance, the practical questions and answers, and the comprehensive references must make this new edition another bestseller' - Therapy Today ---------------------------------------------------------- It is now almost twenty years since the first edition of Person-Centred Counselling in Action appeared. In that time this SAGE bestseller has maintained enormous popularity with trainees and practitioners and has achieved world-wide acclaim. This substantially revised Third Edition provides an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of person-centred counselling while incorporating exciting new developments in the approach. Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne have preserved the compelling and accessible style of its predecessors. At the same time they provoke reflection on many of the key issues which concern not only person-centred practitioners but those across the whole counselling and psychotherapy field. New to this edition is: - the inclusion of "relational depth", a key development for the person-centred approach and counselling generally - extended discussion of the counsellor's use of self - a new chapter containing the authors' answers to frequently-asked-questions - the inclusion of diversity issues covering religion, gender and sexual orientation - further reading suggestions. Much has changed in the person-centred orientation since the death of Carl Rogers in 1987. Not only have new schools of thought emerged with different emphases and therapeutic possibilities but the authors of this book have themselves been responsible for significant advances in key areas of person-centred theory and practice. These developments are fully reflected in the revised text. Continuing to offer a clear exposition of the theory and practice of the approach, Person-Centred Counselling in Action, Third Edition will be invaluable for those embarking on their first stages of training. Well-established practitioners and even seasoned scholars will continue to find much to interest and stimulate them. Praise for previous editions: `An important book... a most sophisticated text. Mearns and Thorne have written a book for all counsellors and psychotherapists. The reader will be left both grateful and hungry for more' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `The discussion of empathy, acceptance and congruence is central and should be required reading for all trainees working to understand the richness of these core concepts... outstanding' - Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy `Without doubt the clearest description of the person-centred approach to counselling that I have read, apart from Carl Rogers' own writings. I felt that I had got to know both Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne through their offering the reader their own congruence and I found this aspect of the book at times quite moving' - Social Work Today `Gives real insight into person-centred counselling... This is a gentle book; an absolute delight to read (I couldn't put it down) as it held me in the realm of my own feelings. I would like to thank both authors for sharing so much of their intimate selves. I recommend this book to trainee counsellors, trained counsellors, clients and those involved in the helping professions. It is a book that has influenced me and that I would not want to be without' - BPS Counselling Psychology Review `Excellent "all rounder" for practitioners to learn and build upon counselling skills with young offenders' - lecturer, Guidance, Youth and Youth Justice, Nottingham Trent University `An excellent text. Student friendly and covering all main issues' - lecturer, Psychology Swansea Institute of HE `Stimulates a re-exploration of the doctor-patient relationship' - British Medical Journal `I felt understood by this book!' - Ann Weiser, PCA Letter Network `This book could very sensibly be placed on the reading lists of all counselling trainers and trainees.... this is the most informative and useful book I have read in a long time and I have no doubt that if Carl Rogers were still alive today, he would not only agree but also acknowledge experiencing some envy' - Changes `The skilful conveying of tenderness and building of trust are well explained and described with lots of case study examples' - Guidance Matters `Excellent book - a useful and practical way to underpin current emphasis on humanism in nursing' - lecturer, West London NHS Mental Health Trust `Continues to be an excellent, easy introduction but with depth. Deserves to be a bestseller!' - lecturer, Preston College `The book conveys the profound respect for the person, for his/her autonomy and uniqueness, which is inherent in the Rogerian approach' - British Journal of Medical Psychology `A marvelous book; highly recommended. Someone has finally written an easily accessible book about the theory and practice - mostly practice - of the kind of therapy that makes the most sense to many focusers. Hurrah!' - The Focusing Connection `Truly allows the reader to enter the world of the person-centered counsellor' - Contemporary Psychology `Person Centred Counselling in Action, written by Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne was originally published in 1988 about a year after the death of Carl Rogers. It has helped to maintain and stimulate interest in this approach and has become a best-seller in the Counselling in Action series' - The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy

Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action


Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857026763
Category: Psychology
Page: 248
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SAGE celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Counselling in Action in November 2008. To view the video - click here ----------------------------------------------------- Praise for the First Edition: `Ian Stewart has made the difficult link between theory and practice clear without being patronizing. This is valuable for everyone interested in TA since many concepts can only be fully assimilated when linked to actual examples. Even if you are not in clinical practice, this book would be a useful addition to your library and, for anyone in training or beginning practice, this is required reading' - Group Relations Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action, Third Edition meets a demand for a clearly-written step-by-step account of the process and practice of using transactional analysis to promote personal change. --------------------------------------------------------- This book retains the successful overall structure and organisation of the popular earlier editions, but has been fully revised. Key features of this new edition include: " concise, "hands-on" descriptions of current techniques and concepts in transactional analysis, presented in an accessible style that is immediately useful to the practitioner " the sequence of chapters ordered to reflect successive stages in the typical process of therapeutic change using transactional analysis. This assists in building understanding and application of transactional analysis step by step, in the order that is likely to arise during actual psychotherapy or counselling " expanded discussion of the protective procedure known as "closing the escape hatches" (no-suicide, no-homicide, no-go-crazy decision), including possible contra-indications " a single extended case history that runs through the book to illustrate practice and theory " "Key Ideas" panels which provide summaries of the main ideas that are described in each section or chapter " "Self-supervision sequences" offering suggested checklists of questions that readers can use in appraising their own work with clients. In this revised Third Edition of his bestselling guide, Ian Stewart offers trainee and practising psychotherapists and counsellors an introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of transactional analysis. Ian Stewart is Co-Director of The Berne Institute, Nottingham. He is accredited by the ITAA and the EATA as a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst.

The Stresses of Counselling in Action


Author: Professor of Psychotherapuetic Studies Windy Dryden,Windy Dryden
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446237144
Category: Counseling psychologists
Page: 224
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Seminars by Professor Windy Dryden. See the man live and in action. To find out more and to book your place go to www.cityminds.com _______________________________________ SAGE celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Counselling in Action in November 2008. To view the video - click here --------------------------------------------------------- Counsellors frequently work with people who are under stress or who are distressed - but counselling them can itself be a highly stressful activity. This supportive book examines the sources of stress for counsellors and the practical strategies that they can use to overcome it. Stress may emerge in the work that counsellors do with specific client groups, in the contexts in which counselling takes place and in the educational process both for counsellor educators and for counsellors in training. In this book, practising counsellors with first-hand experience of dealing with stress examine the nature of the stresses that counsellors face in these different areas, detail the typical responses (both healthy and unhealthy) that counsellors make and suggest methods for improved coping. An opening chapter sets these personal experiences into context by reviewing the research literature on counsellor stress.

Integrative Psychotherapy in Action


Author: Richard G. Erskine,Janet P. Moursund
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 185575830X
Category: Psychology
Page: 311
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What is integrative psychotherapy? How effective is the integrative approach to therapy? And what are its limitations? Answering these and other significant questions, this insightful volume provides the working clinician with a practical guide to using an integrative approach to psychotherapy. Erskine and Moursund, both experienced psychotherapists, begin their discussion with a masterful theoretical overview that integrates diverse concepts from various therapy techniques, such as psychoanalysis, client-centred therapy, and Gestalt therapy. The authors then use transcripts of actual therapeutic sessions (with explanatory comments interjected) to provide the reader with a broader understanding of both the theory and its application in therapy - and to capture some of the elusive essence of the ongoing therapy interview. Unique in its attention to detail, as well as to the therapist's own decisionmaking process, advanced students and therapists will find this volume an invaluable resource.

Cognitive Behavioural Counselling in Action


Author: Peter Trower,Jason Jones,Windy Dryden
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473952549
Category: Psychology
Page: 280
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This best-selling, practical, evidence-based guide to the cognitive behavioural approach takes you step-by-step through the process of counselling, from initial contact with the client to termination and follow up. The book follows a skills-based format based around the Bordin and Dryden model of bonds, goals, tasks and views, with expanded case material to further illustrate links between theory and practice. This third edition includes new content on: · the working alliance – what it is and why it is so important · challenges and pitfalls in the counselling process · when to challenge and when not to challenge clients beliefs · emotional problems such as shame, guilt and jealousy as well as anxiety, depression and anger. Drawing on their own extensive experience and contemporary research, the authors provide a concise overview of the cognitive behavioural approach, with new material on emotional problems rarely covered in practitioner guides, a strong emphasis on the therapeutic alliance, and updated bibliographic references throughout. Praise for the Previous Edition: "An elegant and informative guide to the practice of cognitive behavioural counselling … recommended for all CBT practitioners." - Mick Power, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh "A deserved best-seller for over 20 years. Peter Trower and colleagues have completely revised and updated the book in light of the enormous scientific achievements of CBT in this time. This brilliant book is essential reading for all cognitive behavioural practitioners." - Max Birchwood, Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Birmingham ?"An absolutely wonderful book on cognitive behavioural counselling. It includes not only the basic information but also recent conceptual advances in the field. Truly, I cannot recommend this book highly enough!" - E. Thomas Dowd, International Editor, Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy

Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action


Author: Tim Bond
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473917883
Category: Psychology
Page: 352
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Get 24 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN9781473913974) To find out more visit: https://study.sagepub.com/counsellingethics Textbook with free access to counselling videos and other digital resources! The fourth edition of this classic text includes FREE access to an interactive eBook edition, which gives you on-the-go access to a wealth of digital resources supporting the print edition. It includes: · 16 counselling scenario videos · 16 author discussion videos · an interactive glossary · journal articles · interactive multiple choice questions · live links to useful websites, including ethical codes and frameworks relevant to the UK and internationally. The 16 counselling scenario videos illustrate key ethical topics, issues and dilemmas arising in counselling practice, including: contracting, confidentiality, working with a client with suicidal intent, counselling in a digital age, counsellor self-care - and much more. In the 16 author discussion videos, leading expert Tim Bond gives his reflections on each counselling scenario, to support you in your ethical practice. Other updates to the new edition include three new chapters on Working with Social Diversity, Counselling in a Digital Age and Being Accountable: Evidence-based Practice and Monitoring and new content on reflective practice to encourage ethical mindfulness. This is the ultimate guide to standards and ethics in the psychological therapies and a must read for all trainees and practitioners. Tim Bond is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Bristol and Visiting Professor to the University of Malta. We are putting the finishing touches on all of the carefully crafted tools and resources that will soon be available to you on the interactive ebook. Please check back soon to see what the interactive ebook has to offer! *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook 9781473913974

Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy

A Relational Approach
Author: Ariana Faris,Els van Ooijen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446253708
Category: Psychology
Page: 192
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This is an accessible and user friendly guide to the theory and practice of relational counselling and psychotherapy. It offers a meta-theoretical framework for the integration of the three most popular counselling and psychotherapy modalities: humanistic, psychodynamic and Cognitive-behavioural including mindfulness and compassion based approaches This exciting new text: - outlines the history of integration in the field of psychotherapy and counselling - clarifies the nature of psychotherapeutic integration - defines different models of integration - provides a clear and rich discussion of what it means to work relationally - outlines a coherent and flexible framework for practice, in terms of theory as well as technique - demonstrates how this framework can be successfully utilised both in brief and long term therapy for a wide range of client issues and problems - provides a detailed guide to working with the Relational-Integrative Model (RIM) for a range of professional issues, including ethics, research, supervision, therapist self-care and personal development Brimming with vivid case examples, mind-maps and therapeutic dialogue, this invaluable book will help develop the theoretical knowledge and skills base of students, trainers and practitioners alike.

Skills in Gestalt Counselling & Psychotherapy


Author: Phil Joyce,Charlotte Sills
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1847876005
Category: Psychology
Page: 288
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This Second Edition is a practical introduction to the application of the Gestalt approach at each stage of the therapeutic process. Taking the reader through these stages, the book focuses on skills which arise out of Gestalt theory as well as those invoked by the therapeutic relationship. As well as offering guidance on practice issues affecting counselors such as assessment and treatment considerations, using a variety of Gestalt techniques, and developing client awareness, this fully updated edition has been expanded to represent recent developments in the psychotherapy field.

Skills in Transactional Analysis Counselling & Psychotherapy


Author: Christine Lister-Ford
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761956976
Category: Social Science
Page: 226
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`An important book that deserves reading by both trainees and experienced therapists of all approaches and models' - Counsellingbooks.com Skills in Transactional Analysis Counselling & Psychotherapy is a practical introduction to a uniquely comprehensive therapeutic approach, which combines theories of the mind, emotions, behaviour and bodily experience. Following the typical pattern of working with a client, the book describes the key features of Transactional Analysis (TA) and its basic building blocks - ego states, transactions, games and scripts. Each concept or technique is introduced at the stage in the counselling process at which it is required. Backed up by exercises, this enables readers to build their knowledge and skills base in tandem with their understanding of the counselling process itself. Part One focuses on the development of the therapeutic alliance between therapist and client and gives guidance on how to create structures in which the work can begin. Part Two explains how to build the client's awareness with the aim of strengthening their capacity to think more clearly and solve problems. Part Three looks at deepening the work with the client by helping them to discover the history behind the problems and make contact with their inner child. Part Four explores how to enable the client to move toward personal autonomy through integrating and synthesizing the work undertaken with the counsellor. This book vividly demonstrates the art of TA practice, considering fully the experience of both the counsellor and the client. For all those training in TA, this will be essential reading.

Personal Development in Counselling and Psychotherapy


Author: Sofie Bager-Charleson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857259369
Category: Psychology
Page: 184
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There is an increased emphasis on self awareness and self care in counselling and psychotherapy training, with a focus on how the therapist as a person affects the therapeutic outcome. This timely book responds to these complex issues and is designed to help counselling students, trainees and graduates with integrating their personal development into their professional planning. There are chapters on bringing the Self into therapy, choosing the right training and how to succeed as an accredited practitioner. Activities and research summaries throughout give this book a fully-integrated approach ideal for busy students.

Counselling Skills for Health Professionals


Author: Philip Burnard,Jo Campling
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1489933344
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
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This is the second edition of a book that I hope continues to be of practical value. For counselling must always be that: practical. No amount of talking, on its own, can really make a difference if people do not end up doing something as a result of counselling. The practical thread remains an important one throughout this edition. Counselling Skills for Health Professionals is not just a 'how to do it' book: people are probably too complicated for that approach to be of much use. Counselling is never simply a matter of learning a range of skills which you then apply in a range of settings. In the end, counselling is about facing the person in front of you, listening to them carefully and then supporting them as they work through their problems. For many problems, there are no easy answers and counselling doesn't offer any 'quick fixes'. It is essentially a supportive process. There are many things it cannot do. It cannot change certain social and political situations. It cannot cure diseases. On the other hand, what it can do is offer people more hope. Often, just the fact that there is somone who is prepared to hear your story and to listen to you is all that is needed. I remain convinced that the key issue in all types of counselling is the ability to listen.

Action in Perception


Author: Alva Noë
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262140881
Category: Medical
Page: 277
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An argument that perception is something we do, not something that happens to us: not a process in the brain, but a skillful bodily activity.

Beyond Empathy

A Therapy of Contact-in Relationships
Author: Richard Erskine,Janet Moursund,Rebecca Trautmann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134872976
Category: Psychology
Page: 396
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Clarkson: Fritz Perls (paper)


Author: Petruska Clarkson,Jennifer Mackewn
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803984530
Category: Psychology
Page: 205
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`A well-researched, clearly written book... Clarkson and Mackewn did a splendid job organising the theoretical material... Their judicious use of graphics enhances their discussions... The chapter on Perls' contributions to practice is nicely peppered by samples of his actual therapy work and this is true for other chapters. This, I imagine, is how Fritz would have liked it: to let his work speak for itself... Clarkson and Mackewn have carefully crafted and produced a powerfully informative book. Its pages are crammed with up-to-date facts and issues relating to Perls... The work is lean, not one word is wasted. Congratulations!' - The British Gestalt Journal Fritz Perls was the co-founder of Gestalt

Training and Supervision for Counselling in Action


Author: Windy Dryden,Brian Thorne
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803983366
Category: Psychology
Page: 182
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`An excellent compilation... Given the explosion in the demand for both counselling and supervision, this book should be required reading for all those putting a toe in these complex waters. However, I think it is also a salutary guide for those already practised as trainers and supervisors. I found the issues raised stimulated me to think again about my own practice and to profit from that exercise' - Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling This accessible book explores the issues involved in both the training and supervision of counsellors and in the preparation of those who are to undertake supervisory and training roles. The number of training courses is growin

Integration in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Developing a Personal Approach
Author: Phil Lapworth,Charlotte Sills
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1848604440
Category: Psychology
Page: 200
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Now in its Second Edition, this book is established reading for any practitioner or trainee wishing to develop their own personal style of working. As well as examining contemporary integrative approaches, the authors show how to develop an individual approach to integrating theories and methods from a range of psychotherapies. Offering clear strategies for integration rather than a new therapeutic model, this practical new edition puts added emphasis on the integrative framework, and procedural strategies, extending discussion of the individual practitioner as integrator.

Basic Counselling Skills

A Helper's Manual
Author: Richard Nelson-Jones
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473943981
Category: Psychology
Page: 216
View: 9868
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This practical bestseller from leading expert Richard Nelson-Jones introduces the essential counselling skills for the helping professions. Now in its fourth edition, it guides you through the key skills for helping work across a range of settings, such as counselling, nursing, social work, youth work, education and many more. It explores 17 key counselling skills, including: -asking questions -monitoring -facilitating problem solving -negotiating homework Each chapter describes a particular skill, illustrates it using clear case examples across a range of settings and then helps you consolidate and practise what you've learned through a set of creative activities. Further chapters cover professional issues including a new chapter on managing crises and chapters on ethical dilemmas, supervision, working with diversity and more.