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An introduction to counselling

Author: John McLeod
Publisher: Buckingham : Open University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of counselling and therapy. This book covers various core approaches to counselling, and takes a critical, questioning approach to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McLeod
ISBN: 0335211909 9780335211906 0335211895 9780335211890
OCLC Number: 59368397
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: 464 pages
Contents: Preface An introduction to counselling The cultural and historical origins of counselling Counselling theories: diversity and convergence Themes and issues in the psychodynamic approach to counselling From behaviourism to constructivism: the cognitive-behavioural approach to counselling Theory and practice of the person-centred approach Working with systems Feminist approaches: the radicalization of counselling Narrative approaches to counselling:working with stories Multiculturalism as an approach to counselling Philosophical counselling The counselling relationship The process of counselling The politics of counselling: empowerment, control and difference Morals, values and ethics in counselling practice The organizational context of counselling Alternative modes of delivery The role of research in counselling and therapy The skills and qualities of the effective counsellor Training and supervision in counselling Beyond an introduction: continuing the conversation References Index.
Responsibility: edited by John McLeod.


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what are the aim of counselling? define the term counselling. what is the difference between 'advising' and 'counselling'?


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