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Counselling and Helping, 2nd Edition

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Counselling and Helping, 2nd Edition

Richard Velleman, Sarajane Aris

ISBN: 978-1-444-31748-0 December 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 320 Pages

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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

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xiv

1 Introduction: What This Book is About 1

Part I: Foundations and Core Processes for Counselling and Helping 11

2 Counselling and Helping 15

3 The Basic Features of Counselling Relationships 29

4 Being Helped: Creating the Right Conditions and Expectations 53

5 Helping the Helpers 68

Part II: The Range of Styles and Approaches 85

6 Helping People to Cope 91

7 Helping People to Do Things Differently 109

8 Helping People with their Thinking 127

9 Helping People with their Feelings 147

10 Helping People with their Bodies 165

11 Helping People with their Unconscious Processes 182

12 Helping People with their Spirituality 197

13 Helping People by Coaching 213

Part III: Social Processes 229

14 Helping People to Use their Networks 233

15 Helping People in Groups 251

16 Summary and Conclusions 268

Notes 273

Further Reading, Websites and Organisations 274

Index 283

"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