The Skilled Helper: A Problem-Management and Opportunity-Development Approach to Helping
Internationally recognized for its successful problem-management and opportunity development approach to effective helping, THE SKILLED HELPER emphasizes the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship and uses a practical, three-stage model that drives client problem-managing and opportunity-developing action. The author effectively guides readers through this proven step-by-step counseling process that teaches them how to become a more confident and competent helper, as well as giving them a feeling for the complexity inherent in any helping relationship. In this new ninth edition, Egan continues to build upon the positive psychology, solution-focused theme by adding insightful new discussions on evidence-based practice, research, and philosophical perspectives.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaulsu - LibraryThing
I found this book a good introduction to positive psychology. It affirms that it is not WE, the HELPER who fixes anyone, but that our role is to help our clients come to an understanding of how they ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - leesclubhaarenjb - LibraryThing
very usefull, among which formula's for the severety of a problem. Read full review