1. Introduction: What This Book is About.
Part I: Foundations and Core Processes for Counselling and Helping.
2. Counselling and Helping.
3. The Basic Features of Counselling Relationships.
4. Being Helped: Creating the Right Conditions and Expectations.
5. Helping the Helpers.
Part II: The Range of Styles and Approaches.
6. Helping People to Cope.
7. Helping People to Do Things Differently.
8. Helping People with their Thinking.
9. Helping People with their Feelings.
10. Helping People with their Bodies.
11. Helping People with their Unconscious Processes.
12. Helping People with their Spirituality.
13. Helping People by Coaching.
Part III: Social Processes.
14. Helping People to Use their Networks.
15. Helping People in Groups.
16. Summary and Conclusions.
Further Reading, Websites and Organisations.
- Offers a stimulating and highly accessible introduction to the key aspects of counselling
- Recurring case studies to illustrate clearly the practical application of the range of styles and approaches in counselling and experiential exercises are included in each chapter to facilitate the reader's learning and understanding
- Guides the reader, in a straightforward, readable style, through the main issues that arise within counselling/helping relationships
- A book to enthuse, excite and empower those contemplating counselling training, or those who have embarked on a course and want a broad introduction