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Counselling and Helping, 2nd Edition

Counselling and Helping, 2nd Edition

Richard Velleman, Sarajane Aris

ISBN: 978-1-444-31748-0

Dec 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

320 pages

$47.99

Description

This new edition is an indispensable introduction to the core principles of counselling for those interested in counselling  and those considering training. It describes the main styles of counselling, provides an excellent framework for helping, and introduces some of the approaches and key tools used within a counselling relationship
  • 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

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Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

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.

Notes.

Further Reading, Websites and Organisations.

Index.

"I think that the authors have clearly and skilfully illuminated the basic principles and processes of counselling. I found it a valuable way to remind myself of the basics and make some small amendments to my own mental map of the counselling journey." (NZAC Counselling Today, 1 December 2010)
  • 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