Introduction to Counselling Skills and Theory

Also for psychologists and anyone working with public services that wants to enhance their skills in working with people.Linda is a therapist, clinical supervisor, trainer and author, with a unique style of writing that makes the journey ...

Introduction to Counselling Skills and Theory

A Unique and easy to read book for anyone doing their counselling training. It covers all theory and skills learned on introduction and certificate level. It also includes some personal development tools, to support your emotional growth. Also for psychologists and anyone working with public services that wants to enhance their skills in working with people. Linda is a therapist, clinical supervisor, trainer and author, with a unique style of writing that makes the journey through this academic course, both interesting and enlightening.

Counselling Skills and Theory

This new edition, now in full colour, provides up-to-date research on topics such as ethics in counselling and the importance of both supervision and person-centred care in residential and hospital settings.

Counselling Skills and Theory

Trust this bestselling resource to provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling. Written by expert counsellor and bestselling author Margaret Hough, this textbook provides the clearest overview and introduction to the subject. It covers the major approaches to the field, how they interrelate and how you can put them into practice. Suitable for a wide range of qualifications from Foundation courses to Higher Education, it will help you to understand the nature of counselling, the skills you will need to develop and how to overcome the challenges you might face in this rewarding profession. This new edition, now in full colour, provides up-to-date research on topics such as ethics in counselling and the importance of both supervision and person-centred care in residential and hospital settings. - Navigate your way easily with the book's clear language and structure. - Translate theory into practice with realistic case studies, exercises and other useful features. - Develop your knowledge with extended coverage of cognitive behavioural therapy, Brief therapy and online counselling. - Further your understanding with expanded coverage of working with younger clients, counselling for trauma and disaster and psychodynamic theories

Introduction to Counselling Skills and Theory

It includes skills needed at this level, exercises, personal development tools and techniques and professional development support.This book is an excellent resource for both counsellors in training (suitable for level 1 and 2 students) and ...

Introduction to Counselling Skills and Theory

Linda Spencer is an experienced therapist, clinical supervisor, family therapist, author and trainer. She has taught counselling and psychotherapy for over twenty years, giving her a good insight into the needs of counsellors in training. Her writing style mirrors her teaching style in that she explains the concepts and skills in a way that learners will understand.The training manual discusses three counselling modalities: CBT, Psychodynamic and Humanistic. It includes skills needed at this level, exercises, personal development tools and techniques and professional development support.This book is an excellent resource for both counsellors in training (suitable for level 1 and 2 students) and for psychologists when studying counselling skills and models of therapy.

Introduction to Counselling Skills

From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this bestselling book is the ideal companion for any trainer or trainee wanting to acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective therapeutic relationships.

Introduction to Counselling Skills

From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this bestselling book is the ideal companion for any trainer or trainee wanting to acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective therapeutic relationships. Using an easy to follow, three-stage model, this fourth edition provides the answers to those all important questions: - what are counselling skills and why are they important? - how can I become more skilled and put the skills I have learnt into practice? - what skills will help me manage crises and work effectively with diversity, ethical issues and dilemmas? - how can I help my client to develop their own self-helping skills and maintain change after the counselling relationship has terminated? Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition is packed full of up-to-date case examples, more material on self-care and diversity, as well as a brand new chapter on "Using Technology in Counselling". This is the ideal text for introductory courses in counselling skills, counselling and other professional areas including health care, management, education and social work. Richard Nelson-Jones has many years' experience as a counsellor, trainer and psychotherapist. His books have helped train thousands of counsellors and helpers worldwide. He is a Fellow of the British and Australian Psychological Societies and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Counselling Skills and Theory 4th Edition

This new edition, now in full colour, provides up-to-date research on topics such as ethics in counselling and the importance of both supervision and person-centred care in residential and hospital settings.

Counselling Skills and Theory 4th Edition

Trust this bestselling resource to provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling. Written by expert counsellor and bestselling author Margaret Hough, this textbook provides the clearest overview and introduction to the subject. It covers the major approaches to the field, how they interrelate and how you can put them into practice. Suitable for a wide range of qualifications from Foundation courses to Higher Education, it will help you to understand the nature of counselling, the skills you will need to develop and how to overcome the challenges you might face in this rewarding profession. This new edition, now in full colour, provides up-to-date research on topics such as ethics in counselling and the importance of both supervision and person-centred care in residential and hospital settings. - Navigate your way easily with the book's clear language and structure - Translate theory into practice with realistic case studies, exercises and other useful features - Develop your knowledge with extended coverage of cognitive behavioural therapy, Brief therapy and online counselling - Further your understanding with expanded coverage of working with younger clients, counselling for trauma and disaster and psychodynamic theories

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

This book is an authoritative introduction to everything you need to know to become a professional therapist.

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

This book is an authoritative introduction to everything you need to know to become a professional therapist. It takes you through the entire therapeutic process, introducing the theory and applying it to real-life practice. Drawing on years of experience as a counselling practitioner and researcher, Andrew Reeves links counselling and psychotherapy theory to the development of appropriate skills, and locates it within the context of therapeutic practice today. Engagingly and accessibly written, the book is packed with learning features including Chapter Overviews, Summaries and a Glossary -helping you navigate the book and get the most out of it. Discussion Points, 'Skills Practice' and 'Pause for Reflection' sections, helping you critically engage with and reflect on what you have learned. Case Studies and scenarios, helping you apply key ideas in practice across settings and modalities. Indicated Further Reading and Important Websites - supporting your continued learning. This groundbreaking textbook represents a benchmark in understanding - and applying - the principles and practice of counselling and psychotherapy. It's accompanied by a companion website featuring a wealth of chapter-by-chapter resources for both students and lecturers to use alongside the book. From extended case studies through to web resources, links and PowerPoint presentations, these extra resources will help aid and enhance your learning and understanding. Andrew Reeves is a counsellor at the University of Liverpool and Editor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal.

EBOOK An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy Theory Researc h and Practice

This is ‘the’ book on counselling and psychotherapy.” Ladislav Timulak, PhD, Course Director, Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, Trinity College Dublin “John McLeod has a talent for bringing readers into intimate contact with the ...

EBOOK  An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy  Theory  Researc h and Practice

John McLeod’s bestseller provides a comprehensive, research-informed overview of the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy. This new edition has been expanded to cover emerging aspects of contemporary practice, such as debates around neuroscience and integration; third-wave cognitive–behavioural therapies such as ACT, mindfulness and FAP; the experience of being a client; motivational interviewing; interpersonal psychotherapy; social dimensions of therapy; leaving therapy; gender and sexuality; spirituality; and key counselling and therapeutic skills and techniques. This sixth edition has been fully updated and revised throughout and is separated into a four-part structure for easy navigation. Each chapter also enhances learning with the following resources: • Case studies • Landmark and contemporary research studies • Topics for reflection and discussion • Suggested further reading An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy has been the book of choice for students and tutors on introductory courses for over 25 years. “Professor John McLeod’s Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy is a classic text. In providing a comprehensive perspective on the field, it goes well beyond being a mere ‘introduction’. Not only does it deliver an encyclopaedic amount of information, but it also presents this information in an incredibly captivating manner. There is simply no other book on the topic to match it. This new edition, truly faithful to its predecessors, maps new innovations in the context of previous generations’ viewpoints. This is ‘the’ book on counselling and psychotherapy.” Ladislav Timulak, PhD, Course Director, Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, Trinity College Dublin “John McLeod has a talent for bringing readers into intimate contact with the experience of another person's experience. Through his evocative descriptions, accessible language, and plentiful examples you will find yourself looking through the eyes of both clients and therapists and developing a depth of understanding about important processes in psychotherapy. His position at the vanguard of psychotherapy research allows him to bring to life the practice of psychotherapy while posing research questions and stimulating curiosity about findings. His valuing of varied approaches to psychotherapy invites the reader to connect with diverse perspectives and consider their own beliefs.” Heidi M. Levitt, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new research, examples from practice, case studies and a matrix of psychotherapeutic practice.

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

John McLeod's bestseller provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy. This new edition covers core areas like current debates around neuroscience and integration; third-wave cognitive-behavioural therapies such as ACT and mindfulness; motivational interviewing techniques; and the importance of the therapeutic relationship, while also exploring key counselling and therapeutic skills and techniques. This sixth edition has been fully updated and revised throughout and is separated into a four-part structure for easy navigation. Each chapter also enhances learning with the following resources: . Case studies . Landmark and contemporary research studies . Cross-referencing notes . Topics for reflection and discussion . Suggested further reading An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy has been the book of choice for students and tutors on introductory courses for over 25 years.

Counselling Skills and Theory 5th Edition

Introduction Acknowledgements About the author 1 Key aspects of counselling Introduction Responses to questions raised in this unit and some definitions Therapeutic counselling and counselling skills Problems of advice giving Issues ...

Counselling Skills and Theory 5th Edition

Trusted author Margaret Hough updates this bestselling resource that will provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling. Easy to read, clear and concise, this full colour updated edition will take you from learning to application with a variety of group tasks and case studies to explore and evaluate. - Explore the new extended sections on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Neuroscience, and Cultural Diversity and Counselling to highlight new approaches, developments and research. - Consolidate learning with new student exercises - now over 70! - Translate theory into practice with new case studies, including some that will illustrate the problems clients experienced during Covid-19, with special reference to emotional and psychological effects of lockdown - Understand the ways in which neuroscience helps us understand the beneficial effects of counselling and psychotherapy with the regular references throughout the book.

Counselling Skills A Practical Guide For Counsellors And Helping Professionals

This second edition is a step by step practical guide to counselling skills for trainees and practitioners. It presents key skills clearly and concisely.

Counselling Skills  A Practical Guide For Counsellors And Helping Professionals

This second edition is a step by step practical guide to counselling skills for trainees and practitioners. It presents key skills clearly and concisely.

A Short Introduction to Counselling

Demonstrating the far-reaching influence of counselling, the book will show you how its concepts have been applied beyond the consulting room and examine the recent place of counselling in the NHS and wider mental health care.

A Short Introduction to Counselling

Are you thinking of embarking on professional counselling training and in need of a clear overview of the therapy profession? Well look no further! This down-to-earth guide will provide you with the ideal ‘way-in’ by explaining what it really means to become a professional counsellor – what is involved in training and real-life practice. Sally Aldridge, Director of Registers at BACP, will take you step-by-step though what ‘counselling’ actually is; introducing its basic concepts, historical development, research base and structure of the profession. Demonstrating the far-reaching influence of counselling, the book will show you how its concepts have been applied beyond the consulting room and examine the recent place of counselling in the NHS and wider mental health care.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Training Level 4 And 5

This is a training manual for those studying counselling at level 4 or 5.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Training   Level 4 And 5

This is a training manual for those studying counselling at level 4 or 5.

A Short Introduction to Counselling

These QCF registered courses have been reviewed and standardised to a certain extent and are offered by seven ... Such a course will include core units such as counselling skills, an overview of the main theoretical approaches, ...

A Short Introduction to Counselling

Are you thinking of embarking on professional counselling training and in need of a clear overview of the therapy profession? Well look no further! This down-to-earth guide will provide you with the ideal ‘way-in’ by explaining what it really means to become a professional counsellor – what is involved in training and real-life practice. Sally Aldridge, Director of Registers at BACP, will take you step-by-step though what ‘counselling’ actually is; introducing its basic concepts, historical development, research base and structure of the profession. Demonstrating the far-reaching influence of counselling, the book will show you how its concepts have been applied beyond the consulting room and examine the recent place of counselling in the NHS and wider mental health care.

Groupwork Skills and Theory

The text includes examples and exercises which will monitor progress and stimulate discussion and is suitable for NVQ, diploma and certificate level.

Groupwork Skills and Theory

This excellent introduction to groupwork concentrates on the development of students' skills in relation to working in, or with, a group. Exercises, case studies and examples are included to develop the students' practical skills. The text describes the theory underpinning group dynamics and processes in clear, jargon-free language.

Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

Stephen Palmer is joint award winner of the Annual Counselling Psychology Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Counselling Psychology in Britain for 2000. `An Introductory Text that applies a down-to-earth ...

Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

Stephen Palmer is joint award winner of the Annual Counselling Psychology Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Counselling Psychology in Britain for 2000. `An Introductory Text that applies a down-to-earth approach to a diversity of 23 therapeutic approaches within couselling and psychotherapy, it was actually a pleasure conducting the review and having to read over the oulined models....It is a definate entry for counselling training courses and will offer pleanty of ideas for those teaching as well as training. It is fun to read and offers numerous ideas of how to put into place counselling techniques' -Counselling Psychology Review This essential guide t

Basic Counselling Skills

This Third Edition of Basic Counselling Skills remains the most accessible and practical introduction to the basic counseling skills essential for the helping professions.

Basic Counselling Skills

This Third Edition of Basic Counselling Skills remains the most accessible and practical introduction to the basic counseling skills essential for the helping professions. Steeped in vivid case examples, experimental activities and therapeutic dialogue, this multidisciplinary book provides a thorough, step-by-step guide to the subject, working through each stage of the helping process. The key skills covered include starting, structuring and summarizing the helping process, active listening, offering challenges and feedback, facilitating problem solving, improving clients' self-tale, rules and perceptions, coaching, demonstrating and rehearsing, managing resistance and changing referrals, and conducting and terminating help. Accessible, practical and concise, this bestselling book also discusses ethical issues and dilemmas, multicultural and gender aware helping, providing a master class for anyone using counseling skills in the course of their work.

EBOOK Counselling Skills A Practical Guide for Counsellors and Helping Professionals

Written in an accessible, engaging style, with numerous case examples, this book is suitable for students taking courses or modules in counselling skills, counsellors in training, and any professionals who may provide counselling support ...

EBOOK  Counselling Skills  A Practical Guide for Counsellors and Helping Professionals

"For anyone in a caring, facilitative or managing role, Counselling Skills provides a uniquely comprehensive, accessible and practical guide to interpersonal helping. It introduces a way of working that is both focused and personalised: tailored to an individual client's specific goals and preferences. The book will be invaluable to anyone who wants to help others deal with their problems." Mick Cooper, University of Strathclyde, UK "Not everyone possesses the skills required to ensure that professional communication is compassionate and supportive, but the skills can be learned and this book on Counselling Skills provides just the resource needed. Its authors have the experience as practitioners and teachers to imbue the text with wisdom derived from life, academia and counselling. The book is carefully crafted and beautifully written; it includes exercises and examples that enhance learning; it is comprehensive and completely relevant for anyone who seeks to use counselling skills competently in their work." Professor Sue Wheeler, University of Leicester, UK "The book offers a sound and accessible introduction for anyone considering formal counselling skills training ... As a bereavement counsellor I will gladly keep a place for this book on my bookshelf, as it offers a useful refresher in basic skills. I would certainly recommend it to colleagues within pastoral caring roles and other caring professions." Sally Smith, Counselling Psychology student at The University of Wolverhampton, UK This bestselling book is designed to help counselling trainees acquire and develop the skills and techniques needed to have therapeutic impact with their clients. It also provides those in the helping professions with an easy-to-follow model of 'embedded counselling' that provides tools and strategies for offering counselling relationships within a diversity of work settings. The new edition is thoroughly revised and features nine new chapters, addressing such topics as: an A-Z of practical counselling skills, dealing with difficult relationships, issues caused by cultural diversity or life transitions, and issues in loss and bereavement. The book also covers: Key counselling skills such as caring, listening, questioning and reframing, reflection, attunement to a client, challenging and giving advice Building a counselling relationship Developing understanding of clients' issues Resolving difficult feelings and emotions Ethical principles of counselling practice Working together to change behaviour Counselling Skills, 2nd edition is packed with exercises and information on recent studies, to help readers relate theory to their own practice. Written in an accessible, engaging style, with numerous case examples, this book is suitable for students taking courses or modules in counselling skills, counsellors in training, and any professionals who may provide counselling support within their roles, including teachers, doctors, community workers, social workers and nurses.

Counselling Skills and Theory 3rd Edition

context. INTRODUCTION. The theoretical models of counselling described in earlier chapters are applicable to group as well as to individual counselling. Indeed it is probably true that the group approach is increasingly favoured by many ...

Counselling Skills and Theory 3rd Edition

This is where you can find an overview of the major approaches in counselling, how they fit together, and how you can integrate them into your practice. It's also your guide to the nature of counselling, the skills needed to be a counsellor and managing the challenges of the counselling relationship! This new edition is suitable for a wide range of courses, including Foundation, Certificate, Diploma and Higher Education studies in Counselling. There is discussion of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme with expanded coverage of CBT approaches. It also references the latest BACP guidelines for counsellor training and best practice. The book reflects the impending requirement for statutory regulation of counsellors and psychotherapists via the Health Professions Council. Every year the Case Studies, Exercises , Handouts, and Resources tips in this book help thousands of trainees and established practitioners develop their understanding of the theories and practical skills required in this challenging and rewarding profession!

An Introduction To Counselling

The theory component of courses may include models of counselling, basic psychological theories in areas such as developmental psychology, interpersonal behaviour and group dynamics, an introduction to psychiatric terminology and some ...

An Introduction To Counselling

This bestseller provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy.