Counselling People with Disfigurement
April 1996, Wiley-Blackwell
The book addresses both the psychological and social effects of disfigurement. Key aspects of the book include developing 'helping skills', building relationships, identifying problems and working together to meet aims.
1. Disfigurement and its treatment.
2. The psychological and social effects.
3. Helping processes.
4. Qualities of a skilled helper.
5. Building relationships.
6. Identifying problems.
7. Working together to meet the aims.
8. Help for the helper.
Dr Eileen Bradbury is a clinical counsellor in the department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK, and a lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of Manchester, UK. She is on the Royal College of Surgeons Steering Group on Audit in Cleft Lip and Palate.