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Developing the Practice of Counselling

Developing the Practice of Counselling

  • Windy Dryden - Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
  • Colin Feltham - Emeritus Professor of Counselling & Psychotherapy, Sheffield Hallam University

April 1994 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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`The format is easy to access and stimulates reflection on practice' - International Review of Psychiatry

This volume contains 30 useful hints and reminders to help both trainee and practising counsellors examine and improve key areas of their work. The book encourages counsellors to focus on areas that they may feel need special attention, covering topics such as the formation of an ethical and productive alliance, working with effective tasks and goals, identifying and addressing clients' obstacles to change, and developing professional knowledge and self-reflection.

Forming an Ethical and Effective Alliance
Understanding and Working with Effective Tasks and Goals
Identifying and Addressing Clients' Obstacles to Change
Helping Clients to Consolidate Their Change and Move On
Developing Professional Knowledge and Self-Reflection

`The format is easy to access and stimulates reflection on practice' - International Review of Psychiatry

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Windy Dryden

Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach.  He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT.He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel.He is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. More About Author

Colin Feltham

Colin Feltham is series editor of Professional Skills for Counsellors and Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions series, co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy and author of several SAGE texts, including What is Counselling? More About Author

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