Understand Counselling will give you a clear understanding of the main counselling theories and help you develop vital counselling skills. It will introduce you to the three main branches of counselling - psychodynamic therapy, person-centred therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy - and familiarize you with the key features of each one. Whether you are interested in training as a counsellor, are considering counselling yourself or simply want to become a better communicator, this book will give you confidence and understanding. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
About The Author
Aileen Milne is a trained and highly experienced counsellor. She has her own private practice and currently works for a counselling agency which provides short-term counselling - both face-to-face and over the telephone - for many companies and organizations throughout the UK. She has worked in both short-term and long-term counselling and with a wide range of issues, giving her a truly comprehensive knowledge base. She both attends and facilitates numerous workshops.
introduction Chapter 1 - the counselling role Chapter 2 - the counsellor's role Chapter 3 - skills used in counselling Chapter 4 - the benefits of acquiring counselling skills Chapter 5 - practice makes you competent Chapter 6 - enjoying the exploration Chapter 7 - course components Chapter 8 - the three major approaches Chapter 9 - demystifying the jargon Chapter 10 - dealing with anger Chapter 11 - underlying issues Chapter 12 - cultural issues glossary taking it further index
ISBN: 9781444100884 ISBN-10: 1444100882 Series: Teach Yourself Educational Audience:
Number Of Pages: 368 Published: 29th January 2010 Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1