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Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness

by Howard Clinebell William M Clements

Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness is an introduction to Wholeness Counseling (also called Growth Counseling), a whole-person approach to pastoral counseling, psychotherapy, and education as developed by Howard Clinebell. He begins the book by emphasizing how the role of healthy spirituality and reality-based hope is crucial to facilitate healing and growth in all dimensions of life. He encourages readers to apply the principles and methods in the book to their own growth and to develop their own growth-centered approaches--approaches that reflect their particular styles and personalities--to counseling, therapy, and education.This newly revised edition of Growth Counseling makes readily available an understanding of the Wholeness Counseling approach and its methods for both pastoral and secular counselors and professional and nonprofessional readers. Dr. Clinebell has a psychological understanding of the universal human need for healthy spirituality and, as he writes from this perspective, he opens doors for readers to distinguish healthy from unhealthy religion and provides them with methods to enhance their own spiritual health. Readers who desire to explore the Wholeness Counseling approach will find that Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness guides them through: insights and methods they can use to accelerate their personal and professional growth in each of the seven dimensions of life the roots in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures of this approach which helps readers grow and be healed the importance of playfulness to balance work in a healthy lifestyleThe primary target audience is theological seminary teachers and students, clergy in all denominations, members of congregations who work in the healing and helping professions, and laypersons interested in learning ways to enhance their own wholeness or being trained to serve on lay pastoral care teams. Others who will benefit from Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness include those in the counseling, healing, and teaching professions who wish to know more about a growth-oriented approach which includes a robust emphasis on the role of healthy spirituality for total well being.

Counseling For Spiritually Empowered Wholeness: A Hope-Centered Approach

by Howard J. Clinebell William M. Clements

Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness is an introduction to Wholeness Counseling (also called Growth Counseling), a whole-person approach to pastoral counseling, psychotherapy, and education as developed by Howard Clinebell. He begins the book by emphasizing how the role of healthy spirituality and reality-based hope is crucial to facilitate healing and growth in all dimensions of life. He encourages readers to apply the principles and methods in the book to their own growth and to develop their own growth-centered approaches--approaches that reflect their particular styles and personalities--to counseling, therapy, and education. This newly revised edition of Growth Counseling makes readily available an understanding of the Wholeness Counseling approach and its methods for both pastoral and secular counselors and professional and nonprofessional readers. Dr. Clinebell has a psychological understanding of the universal human need for healthy spirituality and, as he writes from this perspective, he opens doors for readers to distinguish healthy from unhealthy religion and provides them with methods to enhance their own spiritual health. Readers who desire to explore the Wholeness Counseling approach will find that Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness guides them through: insights and methods they can use to accelerate their personal and professional growth in each of the seven dimensions of life the roots in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures of this approach which helps readers grow and be healed the importance of playfulness to balance work in a healthy lifestyle The primary target audience is theological seminary teachers and students, clergy in all denominations, members of congregations who work in the healing and helping professions, and laypersons interested in learning ways to enhance their own wholeness or being trained to serve on lay pastoral care teams. Others who will benefit from Counseling for Spiritually Empowered Wholeness include those in the counseling, healing, and teaching professions who wish to know more about a growth-oriented approach which includes a robust emphasis on the role of healthy spirituality for total well being.

Counseling Latinos and La Familia: A Practical Guide

by Azara L. Santiago-Rivera Patricia Arredondo Maritza Gallardo-Cooper

This handbook for counselors offers an integrated approach to understanding Latino families. It provides background information concerning the Latino population and the family unit, its place in Latino culture, the diversity of Spanish- speaking groups, socio-political issues, and changing family forms. Practical counseling approaches are described, with an emphasis on the multicultural competencies approach. The authors include practicing psychologists, scholars of psychology, and scholars of Latin American studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Counseling Military Families

by Lynn K. Hall

According to the United States Department of Defense, by the end of 1993 there were 2,036,646 reservists and family members and 3,343,235 active duty and family members for a total of 5,379,781 people affected by the military. Since then, because of the conflict in Iraq, the numbers have dramatically increased. While we have always had military families in our midst, not since the Vietnam War have their struggles been so vivid, particularly with alarming rates of increase of both suicide and divorce among military personnel. The face of the military has changed; for the first time a volunteer army is serving in a major combat zone, the level of reservists serving is unprecedented, the percentage of women soldiers in virtually all positions is unprecedented and most of the soldiers have left spouses and/or families behind. The objectives of Counseling Military Families are to help the practicing counselor understand how the military works, what issues are constants for the military family, and what stressors are faced by the military member and the family. The book will begin with an overview of military life, including demographic information and examples of military family issues, before delving into specific chapters focused on the unique circumstances of reservists, career service personnel, spouses, and children. The final section of the book will present treatment models and targeted interventions tailored for use with military families. This book will help counselors tailor their interventions to work well with families who are in transition, who may have an ingrained resistance to asking for help and who will, more than likely, be available for counseling for a relatively short period of time.

Counseling Skills for Teachers

by Jeffrey A. Kottler Ellen Kottler

By necessity, today's teachers do much more than deliver instruction. In the classroom, on the playground, or even in the parking lot, teachers are often called upon to respond quickly and appropriately to students' social and emotional needs, drawing from instinct more than anything else. In this second edition of the bestselling Counseling Skills for Teachers, Jeffrey and Ellen Kottler expertly guide preservice and inservice teachers to be effective helpers in the context of today's most common challenges, highlighting issues related to homelessness, grief and loss, and bullying and harassment. The book also discusses: - Responding to a range of behaviors in formal and informal school settings - Building a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroom - Motivating disengaged students - Communicating effectively with counseling professionals and parents With an entirely new chapter on "Counseling Yourself," the book offers teachers surefire techniques for taking better care of themselves and the students in their schools.

Counseling Strategies and Interventions

by Sherry Cormier Harold Hackney

Counseling Strategies and Interventions, Sixth Edition, prepares students for the real world of counseling people in today's global society from an integrative perspective.

Counseling Strategies and Interventions (7th edition)

by Sherry Cormier Harold Hackney

Emphasizing the importance of interpersonal skills to counseling, this textbook contains ten chapters on topics such as recognizing communication patterns, managing the counseling session, responding to cognitive content, responding to affective content, conceptualizing issues and setting goals, interactive counseling strategies, and common challenges. The authors are affiliated with West Virginia University and Syracuse University. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Counseling the Culturally Diverse

by Derald Wing Sue David Sue

The most frequently cited, widely used, and critically acclaimed text on multicultural counselingIn addition to significant revisions and updates reflecting changes in the field, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Sixth Edition features new chapters on:Multicultural counseling competence for minority mental health professionalsMulticultural evidence-based practiceCulturally competent assessmentPoverty and counselingFilled with numerous examples, authentic vignettes, and practical case studies, Counseling the Culturally Diverse, Sixth Edition remains the best source of real-world multicultural counseling preparation for students and an influential guide for professionals."This edition adds the latest hot-button issues in the multicultural world .... Everything you ever wanted to know about multicultural counseling is included in this edition. It continues to be the standard for any mental health professional treating persons from racial/ethnic minority populations .... It is authoritative, illuminating, and clinically compelling."-Melba Vasquez, PhD, ABPP, Past President, of the American Psychological Association; independent practice, Austin, Texas"Counseling the Culturally Diverse, Sixth Edition is a phenomenal piece of work that is comprehensive in scope, penetrating in its insights, and pragmatic in the way it teaches the reader how to navigate the pathways of culture."-Thomas A. Parham, PhD, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, University of California, Irvine Distinguished Psychologist, Association of Black Psychologists"Counseling the Culturally Diverse continues its tradition of defining the field and charting a proactive course for training a new decade of counselors and therapists for culturally competent practice in our increasingly culturally diverse and globally interconnected society. If only one book was to be read in an entire master's or doctoral program in counseling or psychology, it should be Counseling the Culturally Diverse."-Joseph G. Ponterotto, PhD, Professor, Fordham University, and practicing multicultural psychologist

Counseling the Culturally Diverse (4th edition)

by Derald Wing Sue David Sue

The major thesis of this edition is that counseling and psychotherapy are rooted in and reflect the dominant values of the larger society.

Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice (5th edition)

by Derald Wing Sue David Sue

Sue and Sue's important work about counseling diverse populations.

Counseling the Emotionally Disturbed

by C. H. Patterson

Mental disturbance is frighteningly prevalent in our contemporary society. The number of those mentally disturbed who are or have been hospitalized should seriously concern every citizen in our country-especially all those working in such fields as medicine, education, psychology, social work, the courts, and the church. The devastating disease of mental disturbance strikes all ages and all levels of ability. To the untutored observer this malady seems to come without warning, although to the skilled in this field there are clearly identifiable danger signs that appear long before the popularly termed "nervous breakdown." Fortunately, there is widespread and telling evidence of the recognition of this situation in many directions. The necessity for effective counseling services for both young and old as a possible preventative against disastrous crack-ups is being considered and provided for by a wide array of institutions. Just as is true of any disease, mental disturbance demands treatment by personnel who are well grounded indeed in the nature and treatment of diseases of the mind. However, also just as is true of any disease, the highly skilled specialist must be bulwarked by many specialists in related activities. For example, in the same fashion as teachers, nurses, and medical technicians have been taught to become alerted to the possible presence of such common ailments as measles, whooping cough, scarlet fever, and so forth, it seems clear that a similarly wide range of workers must learn to recognize the presence or prospect of mental disturbance. And just as nurses and medical technicians do the bidding of and gather data for the surgeon, so must the specialist direct and be aided by the effort of others. To the knowledge of the writer, this volume is a pioneer effort. He is not familiar with any work outside the literature especially prepared for psychiatric training that deals with the counseling of the mentally disturbed. This treatise is a combination of theory, research, and common sense, which the author has gleaned from a wide sampling of the work of others and to which he, himself, has made no small contribution.

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals

by Fong Chan Norman L. Berven Kenneth R. Thomas

Forty-three American academics and practitioners discuss the dominant theories and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy from a rehabilitation perspective. Coverage includes reviews of ten psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive and behavioral approaches to counseling; basic techniques; considerations for specific types of disabilities; and professional issues. Each chapter includes a case example. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Counseling Today: Foundations of Professional Identity

by Mark E. Young Darcy Granello

This innovative entrant into the foundations of counseling market meets the current generation of counseling students in the way they learn best-through meaningful pedagogical features and research-based content. Through its distinctive features, this text provides opportunities for students to reflect on what they are learning and explore independently through this process of reflection. The authors believe in the development of practitioners who learn through examining controversy, staying abreast of current research, and challenging their own thinking. Such practices will provide students with tools that will ultimately help them develop their professional identities.

Counselling Adolescents

by Kathryn Geldard David Geldard

`This book would be a valuable resource for trainee counsellors. It would also serve to enhance the work of experienced practitioners, particularly if they are more familiar with counselling adults or children and would like to build on this by developing their skills with adolescents' - BACP North London Magazine This practical book has been specifically designed for students and professionals working with emotionally disturbed adolescents. It introduces the specific issues associated with counselling adolescents, and describes how traditional counselling skills can be enhanced by the use of pro-active processes for more effective use with this client group. Kathryn and David Geldard describe the nature of adolescence; explore adolescents' counselling needs, giving an account of the pro-active approach to counselling they developed for use with this client group; and describe the use of widely accepted counselling skills which enable the adolescent to arrive at strategies for addressing specific issues. The final part of the book contains case studies.

The Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Handbook

by Naomi Moller Andreas Vossler

Research is a vital and often daunting component of many counselling and psychotherapy courses. As well as completing their own research projects, trainees across modalities must understand the research in the field - what it tells them and how to do it. Breaking down this seemingly mountainous task into easy to swallow pieces, this book will navigate your students through each stage of the research process, from choosing a research question, through the pros and cons of different methods, to data analysis and writing up their findings. Written by leading contributors from the field including John McLeod, Mick Cooper and Tim Bond, each chapter features points for reflection, engaging activities and suggestions for further reading, helping students to engage with all aspects of research. An original graphic narrative runs throughout the book, bringing this complex topic to life in a unique way. Whether embarking on research for the first time or already a little familiar with research and research methods, this unique guide is something counselling and psychotherapy students will turn to continually throughout their research projects.

Counselling and the Life Course

by Dr Leonie Sugarman

`Essential reading for student, fledgling and experienced counsellors alike' - Mark Edwards, Nurturing Potential `Beautifully written and well researched and full of useful structured exercise for therapists and clients, this is a combination of psychology textbook and counselling handbook - theoretical a, yet practical' - Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal Counselling and the Life Course introduces counsellors to the concept of the life course as a multidimensional and multidisciplinary framework for thinking about clients' lives within and beyond the counselling setting. It aims to give counsellors an understanding of human development, and how it impacts practically upon their work with clients. The book engages with the tension between, on the one hand, recognizing age and life stage as important dimensions of difference, and on the other, avoiding the pitfalls of age stereotyping and ageist discrimination. At the same time, Counselling and the Life Course shows how the concept of the life course can be used as a framework for considering the commonalities between different life stages. This provides a focus for counsellors of how to draw on their existing skills and expertise when working with clients of a different age and life stage to those with whom they generally meet. The impact of both counsellor and client age on the counselling relationship is also considered. The book includes an `Activity Trail' of structured exercises in order to encourage reflection on the concepts discussed and their relevance to clients, the readers themselves, and their counselling practice.

Counselling and Therapy Techniques

by Micheline Boivin Augustine Meier

This is the first book on counselling skills to look in detail at the practical interventions and tools used to establish the therapeutic relationship. Step-by-step, the text teaches the reader exactly how to use these skills with clients to address their concerns and achieve therapeutic change. Integrative and pluralistic in approach, the text covers the key techniques from all the major therapeutic models, placing them in their historical and theoretical contexts. Techniques covered include empathic responding, experiential focusing, Gestalt, metaphors, task-directed imagery, ego state therapy, solution focused therapy, cognitive behvioral therapy, narrative therapy and self-in-relationship therapy. The book: - presents each technique from the perspective of its underlying theory; - gives practical instruction on how to deliver each intervention; - provides extracts from counselling sessions to demonstrate the technique in action. This book is crucial reading for all trainees on counselling and psychotherapy courses or preparing to use counselling techniques in a range of other professional settings. It is also helpful for professionals who wish to acquire additional skills. Augustine Meier, certified clinical psychologist, professor Emeritus, Faculty of Human Sciences, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario and Founder and President of the Ottawa Institute for Object Relations Therapy. Micheline Boivin, certified clinical psychologist, Psychological Services of the Family, Youth and Children's Program at the Centre for Health and Social Services, Gatineau, Québec.

Counselling Children

by Kathryn Geldard David Geldard

`This is a book I would not be without and I suggest that all counsellors working with children should have it on their bookshelf - Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties `This book is clearly written and well organized text living up to its claims of being jargon-free. Good practice is stressed throughout, and I found it an easily read, interesting book which should appeal to interested practitioners from a variety of backgrounds. It could easily be described as a working handbook. Making it a useful addition to those considering counselling children'' - The Lecturer `If you only buy one book about counselling children - this is the one to buy. It is thorough, practical and easy to read. The main theoretical model used involves enabling the child to tell her/his story, and there are many practical suggestions about how to do this. The authors suggest ways to use different media and recommend which media are suitable for different ages of children. In addition to providing a framework for working with children, this is a useful handbook to refer to again and again. I highly recommend it'' `This book is straightforward and realistic in its suggested approach to working with children. The format and style make it easy to read and refer to. All sections are clear and enable the practitioner to incorporate the suggestions into a comprehensive approach to working with children and their families. A recommended read'' Amazon Reviews `[Counselling Children] goes on to cover just about all of the approaches the counsellor is going to need in dealing with families and individuals'' - Gerald Haigh, Times Educational Supplement `Counselling Childrenis a comprehensive guide for those interested in working therapeutically with children... the authors have combined clinical insight with a wealth of imaginative ideas, enabling counsellors to provide child-clients with tools to express themselves in their own terms. Its use of an interrogative writing style keeps the reader engaged, while its simplification of complex ideas and clarity of layout and language make it an indispensable reference book'' - Ashley Goff, Counselling Psychology Review Counselling Children, Second Edition is used on a wide range of training courses for those preparing to work with children. It is an excellent source of practical ideas and resources - including over 30 photocopiable worksheets. TO VIEW SAMPLE PHOTOCOPIABLE WORKSHEETS PLEASE CLICK HERE ---------------------------------------------------- Counselling Children is a highly acclaimed, introductory guide to counselling children and to the practical issues of communicating with children in a counselling context. In this, the Second Edition, Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard relate the theory and practice of counselling children in a highly accessible, practical and jargon-free style. Now including two new chapters, Counselling Children: - teaches specific counselling skills for use with children, illustrated with carefully chosen case examples - sets out a new model for counselling children which sequentially integrates ideas from a number of therapeutic approaches - provides advice on how to select and use a range of media, activities and play when counselling children - gives guidance on the benefits and practicalities of combining individual work with children and family therapy - includes worksheets to use when helping children in specific areas such as developing self-esteem and managing emotions. Counselling Children is an invaluable resource for students and professionals in many fields including counselling, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, mental health, nursing and education.

Counselling Children

by Kathryn Geldard David Geldard Rebecca Yin Foo

'This book is a must have for anyone training to work with children. It combines theory, research-based strategies and direct experience to create a practical, accessible and thoughtful guide. New counsellors will no doubt continue to refer to the book's suggested strategies and media for years to come.' Dr Samantha Bursnall, Clinical Psychologist, Department of Child and Family, Tavistock Centre, London This fourth edition of bestselling Counselling Children is a highly practical guide to the skills and strategies which can be used in working with children who are experiencing emotional problems. The authors cover: -The goals for counselling children and the counsellor-child relationship -Practice frameworks for working effectively with children -Play therapy and using different media and activities -Building self esteem and social skills using worksheets. This fully revised fourth edition includes a new chapter on Ethical Considerations; a new chapter covering Historical Background and Contemporary Ideas, helping you understand and demonstrate the evidence base for your practice; and lots more case studies to help you develop appropriate techniques across different settings and at different stages of your practice. The book is invaluable in the practical skills training of counsellors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, teachers, and other professionals who work with children. Dr Kathryn Geldard is adjunct senior lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. David Geldard has an international reputation as a psychologist and trainer of counsellors. He is noted for his work in counselling children and their families. Rebecca Yin Foo is an educational and developmental psychologist who specializes in working with children and families in her private practice.

Counselling Children, Adolescents and Families

by Dr John Sharry

`I recommend this book to anyone who lives or works with families, children or teenagers' - Nurturing Potential `This is a valuable book, worth attention in every child and family service. My own agency has ordered a copy!' - Robert Cumming, Nurturing Potential `John Sharry's book is a jewel in the solution-focused literature. It is clearly and engagingly written, draws on a host of ideas from different therapeutic approaches and is packed with practical examples. There is no better book on strengths-based therapy with children and adolescents. Every team should have one' - Chris Iveson, Brief Therapy Practice Counselling Children, Adolescents and Families describes an innovative approach to therapeutic work which builds on the strengths of children and their parents. As the author's experience shows, helping clients to focus on potential solutions rather than problems can be a powerful means of engaging them in the therapeutic process, even in the most conflicting family circumstances. Harnessing the client's personal, family and community resources in this way also helps counteract their feelings of powerlessness and the possibility of increasing reliance on professional services. Part One outlines the basic principles of a solution-focused and strengths-based approach, tackling such thorny issues as how and when to use diagnosis. Part two describes creative applications of the approach, using groupwork, play-based activities and video feedback. Part Three, examines practical issues which arise in more 'difficult' cases, such as child abuse and suicidal teenagers and children. This book is aimed at professionals and trainees in fields including social work, mental health, childcare, education, psychotherapy and counselling.

Counselling for Anxiety Problems

by Diana J Sanders Frank Wills

`Any cognitive therapy text which quotes from Alice in Wonderland is off to a good start - and in the case of Counselling for Anxiety Problems, it gets better and better. This is an excellent book written by counselling psychologists, aimed primarily at counselling psychologists. Diana Sanders and Frank Wills are experienced cognitive therapists, who, through various books, are performing a valuable role of building bridges between counsellors and the practice of cognitive therapists. In doing so, they lay to rest many of the misconceptions counsellors may have about cognitive therapy (often based on an 80s version of the therapy), and place particular emphasis on the central importance of therapeutic relationship in cognitive therapy, as in counselling. Their review and discussion of the anxiety disorders is comprehensive and contemporary, as indicated by the number of references from the past five years. Furthermore their clinical experience, as well as their humour, shines through. Although primarily aimed at the counselling market, it will be just as useful for therapists from a variety of backgrounds. I can thoroughly recommend this book' - Amazon Review Anxiety is one of the most common psychological problems for which people seek help. Through research, major advances have been made in understanding the causes of anxiety, the different forms it takes and how problems perpetuate. In turn this has led to the development of more targeted ways of helping sufferers. Based on these findings, Counselling for Anxiety Problems, Second Edition presents accessible and up-to-date guidelines on the most effective ways of helping clients with anxiety problems. The authors outline general methods of working with anxiety sufferers and highlight the issues specific to this client group. Counsellors need to select appropriate interventions depending on the particular problems experienced by each client. The second part of the book therefore shows how to adapt counselling interventions to different forms of anxiety, such as: - panic - worry - agoraphobia - social and other phobias - health anxiety, and - obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Whilst being cognitive in focus, the book is accessible to counsellors from different orientations who wish to broaden their understanding and skills in relation to anxiety. Based on the authors' own clinical experience, the book makes extensive use of detailed case examples to illustrate different ways of formulating and working with anxiety. Counselling for Anxiety Problems, Second Edition is suitable for practitioners of all levels, from those in training to those with more experience who wish to update and refresh their methods of working with anxious clients.

Counselling for Depression

by Pete Sanders Andy Hill

This is the first book to take a humanistic - person-centred/experiential - approach to counselling to the most commonly presenting client issue, depression. A landmark text, it establishes humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention and is essential reading for trainees wishing to work in public health settings. Chapters cover: · Evidence-based practice and person-centred and experiential therapies · Counselling for Depression competence framework · Working briefly · the Counselling for Depression therapeutic stance · In-depth case studies illustrating Counselling for Depression in practice · Training, Supervision and Research. The book further includes lists of CfD competences, research data supporting the approach, and sources used in developing the Humanistic Competence Framework This will be vital reading for those taking CfD training or a humanistic counselling and psychotherapy course, as well as for those already working within the NHS wishing to enhance their practice. Andy Hill is an accredited counsellor, an experienced trainer and Head of Research at the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Pete Sanders is retired person-centred therapist, who now acts acts as a trainer, with a special interest in Pre Therapy. He founded PCCS training and PCCS books with his wife Maggie.

Counselling for Grief and Bereavement

by Geraldine M Humphrey David Zimpfer

`The authors have done their homework in reading and consulting with the prominent literature, especially regarding children. All this effort gives the book a solid background foundation and makes it readable, and well-usable, for both lay counsellors and professional providers, and for all of us who are engaged in the delicate and rewarding endeavor of Grief Therapy' - Naji Abi-Hashem, Clinical & Cultural Psychologist, Berkeley, California Praise for the First Edition: `The book provides an absorbing and challenging journey through the possible process involved in bereavement work, and encourages one to think broadly about how one can approach a bereaved person... this was a book I enjoyed reading very much, and which I found both theoretically sound and practically helpful' - Bereavement Care (Cruse) Counselling for Grief and Bereavement, Second Edition is a bestselling, introductory guide for professionals who work with people experiencing bereavement through death and other forms of loss. Focusing on practical assessment and intervention strategies, Geraldine Humphrey and David Zimpfer guide readers through the essential theory and skills needed to work with clients in a way which sensitively facilitates the process of grief, initiates healing and promotes a sense of growth. Setting out the broad principles for practice, the authors go on to show how these can be applied in working with individuals, families and groups and in relation to specific issues including chronic and life-threatening illnesses, palliative care and complicated grief. Carefully chosen case examples illustrate the counselling process, while specific attention is paid throughout to ethical considerations and the possible need for referral. This fully revised and updated Second Edition features a new chapter on working with children and adolescents: both from the perspective of young people who are grieving losses and those who are receiving palliative care as patients. While focusing on the practical, the book provides a firm theoretical base by explaining key concepts such as attachment, grief and resilience. Geraldine M. Humphrey is Counsellor in the Department of Psychology at the North Canton Medical Foundation, specializing in death, illnesses, and non-death and grief. David G. Zimpfer is former Director of the Cancer Center of Ohio.

COUNSELLING in a nutshell

by Windy Dryden

Seminars by Professor Windy Dryden. See the man live and in action. To find out more and to book your place go to www. cityminds. com ________________________________________ `Size-wise, these books span an open palm and have a very handy flap on the back and front as an integral feature of the cover which can be used as a bookmark. They are concise, yet thorough, providing introductions to the key elements of the theory and practice underpinning major therapeutic approaches... [An] ideal 'intro'... I would recommend these books because, 'in a nutshell', they work' - Therapy Today 'In a book aimed principally at those just embarking on counselling training Windy Dryden offers a down-to-earth introduction to the theory and practice of counselling which will serve to aid and inspire trainees' - Professor Brian Thorne, Co-founder, The Norwich Centre and Emeritus Professor of Counselling, University of East Anglia What is counselling and how does it work? Counselling in a Nutshell provides the answers to these questions and more, as part of a step-by-step guide to the counselling relationship and the therapeutic process. Focusing on the commonalities within the main theoretical approaches - psychodynamic, person-centred and cognitive-behavioural - Windy Dryden describes a framework which underpins all counselling, irrespective of the approach being used. Key features of the framework include: o bonds between counsellor and client o goals and tasks of counselling o stages of the therapeutic process o core therapeutic conditions. Counselling in a Nutshell provides a concise introduction to core components of the therapeutic relationship and process and is suitable for counsellors of all orientations.

Counselling in Transcultural Settings

by Dr Patricia D'Ardenne

Drawing on over 40 years experience, Patricia d'Ardenne provides the reader with a unique and practical introduction to counselling and psychotherapy in a world on the move, where ethnic, linguistic, religious, economic, political and environmental differences collide and create a rich and complex setting for contemporary therapeutic practice. Positioning counselling within the shifting contexts of the modern world, this book: - Examines anti-discriminatory practice - its origins and development - The complexities of working effectively with refugees, asylum seekers, vulnerable migrants, and the victims of human trafficking - Considers the needs of the cultural traveller - Address the intricacies of faith and spirituality - Provides a guide to assessing language and the role of interpreters - Addresses ethics, the law and transcultural issues in Healthcare - Looks at the importance of supervision, personal development and self care. Counselling in Transcultural Settings is an essential companion for counsellors and psychotherapists at all stages of professional training looking to work beyond their own culture, where the demands of therapy are as dynamic as the political and social contexts within which people seek help. Patricia D'Ardenne is a consultant clinical and counselling psychologist.

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