Counselling: The BACP Counselling Reader Volume Two

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Pat Milner, Stephen Palmer
SAGE Publications, Dec 18, 2001 - Psychology - 680 pages
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This, the Second volume of Counselling: The BACP Counselling Reader is a unique collection of articles which convey the breadth and variety of counselling theory and practice. It brings together many of the key papers to have been published in Counselling, the journal of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy over the past decade.

Counselling provides direct access to the main theories, practices and issues which have underpinned and which continue to shape, the development of counselling today. Combining accessible research studies with professional and personal reflections, the reader draws on a diverse and authoritative range of articles to cover the key aspects of counselling, inc

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About the author (2001)

Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching and Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University.


He has authored over 225 articles and 40 books on counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, coaching and coaching psychology, and stress management. He is UK Coordinating Editor of International Coaching Psychology Review, Executive Editor of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, and Consulting Editor of the International Journal of Health Promotion of Health Promotion & Education.


He is actively involved in a number of professional bodies. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association (UK); President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. He is a Former President and now Honorary Vice President of the Institute for Health Promotion & Education. He was the 1st Chair of the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and was the 1st Honorary President of the Association for Coaching.


His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking.

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