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A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology : Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions - Vanja Orlans

A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology

Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions

Paperback Published: 1st December 2008
ISBN: 9781412946421
Number Of Pages: 144

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"Covering key issues in the development of counselling psychology, this text is ideal for psychologists considering entering counselling psychology training or those who have already started on this path" Stephen Palmer, Professor of Psychology, City University. "This book provides a thorough yet accessible introduction to counselling psychology. Written in a highly engaging manner, this timely publication will undoubtedly provide an invaluable resource to all that read it" Ewan Gillon, Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology brings together a wide range of information on the theory and practice of counselling psychology, written through the lens of direct practitioner experience and incorporating a global perspective. The authors offer views on cutting-edge issues in counselling psychology, discussing: - the social and historical context - philosophical considerations - the professional knowledge base - training requirements and paths, careers and practice - the tasks, challenges and debates that practitioners deal with in different settings. This accessible introduction is of special interest to students considering a career in counselling psychology, and to professionals involved in the training and supervision of counselling psychologists. As both an up-to-date review of professional developments in relation to the field of counselling psychology and also more broadly, senior practitioners should welcome this resource as a reference covering all aspects of the present professional setting.

Social and Historical Context of Counselling Psychology
Counselling Psychology in the Family of Applied Psychologies
The Professional Knowledge Base of Counselling Psychology
Professional Training in Counselling Psychology
Careers and Practice in Counselling Psychology
Professional Developments in Counselling Psychology
Debates and Challenges for Counselling Psychologists
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ISBN: 9781412946421
ISBN-10: 1412946425
Series: Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st December 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.21