Counselling Skills: A Practical Guide For Counsellors And Helping Professionals: A practical guide for counsellors and helping professionals

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2011 - Psychology - 368 pages
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This second edition is a step by step practical guide to counselling skills for trainees and practitioners. It presents key skills clearly and concisely.
 

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Contents

1 An invitation to counselling
1
2 A model of embedded counselling
11
basic building blocks of embedded practice
31
4 An AZ of counselling skills
42
goals tasks and methods
68
6 Negotiating organizational realities
87
7 Ethical principles for embedded counselling
103
building a counselling relationship
125
14 Finding analysing and acting on information
233
15 Undoing selfcriticism and enhancing selfcare
243
16 Negotiating life transitions
256
17 Dealing with difficult relationships
270
18 Coming to terms with bereavement and loss
282
19 Dealing with difficult situations in counselling
296
20 Taking account of cultural diversity
307
using supervision and consultation to do good work
318

9 Exploring issues to make meaning and develop understanding
151
10 Making sense of a specific problematic reaction
173
11 Resolving difficult feelings and emotions
184
12 Working together to change behaviour
202
13 Problemsolving planning and decisionmaking
222
References
335
Index
351
Adverts
357
Back cover
363
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John McLeod is Professor Emeritus of Counselling at the University of Abertay Dundee, UK. He has a national and international reputation within the field of counselling and psychotherapy, and is author of bestselling book An Introduction to Counselling (4th edition, Open University Press, 2009).

Julia McLeod is a Lecturer in Counselling at the University of Abertay Dundee, UK. She is an experienced counsellor and trainer, and has a special interest in the role of counselling for people with long-term health conditions.

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