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Questions and Answers on Counselling in Action : Counselling in Action - Windy Dryden

Questions and Answers on Counselling in Action

Counselling in Action

By: Windy Dryden (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st August 1993
ISBN: 9780803988590
Number Of Pages: 192

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Does counselling have to be long-term to be helpful? Should only women counsel women? How can you evaluate counselling? Is it easy to start your own private practice? In this text, some of Britain's experts offer answers to these and many other frequently-asked questions. The resulting discussion ranges over all aspects of counselling, from practical and theoretical issues to personal and ethical matters. Some questions have straightforward solutions, others prove more controversial. In both instances, the views represented in this text are intended to encourage deeper consideration of the the principles and practice of counselling. This text is designed as a resource for both trainee counsellors and more experiences practitioners of all approaches and disciplines.

`This book probably answers all the questions you often wanted but never dared to ask about counselling. It covers numerous aspects of the counselling process from specific aspects of practice, orientation, ethical and professional... The section on personal issues regarding the counsellor is very interesting as it is an opportunity to hear what the experts have to say on such issues as the counsellor's life crisis, spirituality and what happens when values clash. Overall, this book provides a flavour of the problems which may be encountered by those involved in counselling' - The International Journal of Social Psychiatry



`This is a welcome addition to the series... On a couple of occasions, two practitioners present different views on the same issue: I found this particularly stimulating... Most of the counselling issues covered are of equal interest to clinical psychologists. I was especially struck by J E Wilson's chapter in response to the question, "What factors do I need to consider in developing a personal model of counselling?" Substitute clinical psychology for counselling, and the views expressed on finding a personal theory of meaning are just as important and applicable to our profession' - Clinical Psychology Forum





`The kind of book where any time you open it, you're likely to find something of current interest that relates to your practice and to issues you've been thinking about... If we regard the questions and answers as serving to stimulate thought and discussion... then the collection serves a useful purpose indeed' - Self & Society





`Covering a very wide range of topics... the book contains useful, interesting chapters' - International Review of Psychiatry

Introduction
Specific Aspects of Practice
The Core Conditions
The Use of Audio-Tapes in Counselling
Against Self-Disclosure
Using Hypnosis in Counselling
Counselling for a Brief Period
Client Resistance
The Ending Phase of Counselling
Issues of Matching in Counselling
Advising on the Most Suitable Counselling Arena
Women Counselling Women
Ethnic Matching in Counselling
Trainee Counsellors' Clients
The Personal and The Practical
The Counsellor's Life Crisis
When the Counsellor Shares the Client's Problem
Spirituality and the Counsellor
When Values Clash
Beyond Specific Orientations
Choosing an Eclectic, Not Syncretic, Psychotherapist
Reservations about Eclectic and Integrative Approaches to Counselling
Beyond Egan
Towards a Personal Model of Counselling
Ethical Issues
Counsellor/Client Sex
Reporting a Colleague's Misconduct
Body and Spirit
When to Protect a Client from Self-Destruction
Professional Issues
Psychology and Counselling
Research and Practice
Evaluating Counselling
Guidelines for Practice
Starting Your Own Private Practice
Objections to Private Practice
Against Indemnity Insurance
Making a Living as a Counsellor
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ISBN: 9780803988590
ISBN-10: 0803988591
Series: Counselling in Action
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st August 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.25