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Basic counselling skills : a helper's manual

Author: Richard Nelson-Jones
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Sage Publications, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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For all who use counselling skills as part of their role, this manual offers a step-by-step guide. Divided into concise learning units, the book describes each skill and gives examples of its use in practice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN: 9781412947466 1412947464 9781412947473 1412947472
OCLC Number: 163334143
Description: viii, 193 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Who are counsellors and helpers? --
What are basic counselling skills? --
Approaches to counselling and helping --
Helpers and clients as diverse persons --
The helping relationship --
The helping process --
Specific counselling skills --
Understanding the internal frame of reference --
Showing attention and interest --
Paraphrasing and reflecting feelings --
Starting and structuring --
Asking questions --
Monitoring --
Offering challenges and feedback --
Self-disclosing --
Managing resistances and making referrals --
Facilitating problem solving --
Coaching, demonstrating and rehearsing --
Training clients in relaxation --
Improving clients' self-talk --
Improving clients' rules --
Improving clients' perceptions --
Negotiating homework --
Conducting middle sessions --
Terminating helping --
Further considerations --
Multicultural and gender-aware helping --
Ethical issues and dilemmas --
Getting support and being supervised --
Becoming more skilled.
Other Titles: Basic counseling skills
Responsibility: Richard Nelson-Jones.

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Presents an introduction for those using counselling skills in the course of their work. This book covers topics such as: starting and structuring the helping process; active listening; offering  Read more...

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Part I. Introduction -- 1. Who are counsellors and helpers? -- 2. What are basic counselling skills? -- 3. Approaches to counselling and helping -- 4. Helpers and clients as diverse persons -- 5. The helping relationship -- 6. The helping process -- Part II. Specific counselling skills -- 7. Understanding the internal frame of reference -- 8. Showing attention and interest -- 9. Paraphrasing and reflecting feelings -- 10. Starting and structuring -- 11. Asking questions -- 12. Monitoring -- 13. Offering challenges and feedback -- 14. Self-disclosing -- 15. Managing resistances and making referrals -- 16. Facilitating problem solving -- 17. Coaching, demonstrating and rehearsing -- 18. Training clients in relaxation -- 19. Improving clients' self-talk -- 20. Improving clients' rules -- 21. Improving clients' perceptions -- 22. Negotiating homework -- 23. Conducting middle sessions -- 24. Terminating helping -- Part III. Further considerations -- 25. Multicultural and gender aware helping -- 26. Ethical issues and dilemmas -- 27. Getting support and being supervised -- 28. Becoming more skilled -- Appendix 1. Annotated bibliography -- Appendix 2. Professional associates in Britain, Australia and America.

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