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Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression

Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression

Second Edition

July 2019 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This practical book focuses on humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention and it is an essential read for trainees wishing to work in public health settings. Coverage includes: evidence-based practice and person-centered and experiential therapies the counselling for depression competence framework in-depth case studies illustrating Counselling for Depression in practice training, supervision and research The book also includes research data supporting the approach, and sources used in developing the humanistic competence framework. Vital reading for those taking counselling for depression training or a humanistic counselling and psychotherapy course, as well as for those already working within the NHS and wish to enhance their practice.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Person-Centred Experiential Therapy
Chapter 3: The Person-Centred Experiential Theory of Depression
Chapter 4: First Meetings and the Initial Phase Sessions
Chapter 5: Early Sessions Phase of PCE-CfD
Chapter 6: Middle Phase Sessions
Chapter 7: Final Phase and Endings
Chapter 8: Training, Supervision & Research
Chapter 9: Future Orientations and Conclusions
Apendix 1: List of Competencies
Appendix 2: Person-Centred & Experiential Psychotherapy Scales (PCEPs)
Appendix 3: PCE-CfD Supervision Adherence Scale
Appendix 4: Measurement Scales

"A useful guide for trainers, supervisors and for therapists who wish to develop their PCE-CfD practice for working with depressed clients."

Helen Coles
CfD Project Consultant to BACP

This is a good, up to date, informative book.

Valeria Fletcher
School of Health & Wellbeing, Leeds Beckett University
December 19, 2019

Readable and relevant

Mr Keith Walmsley-Smith
Psychology, Sport, and Exercise, Staffordshire University
September 3, 2019

An excellent book to consider for humansitic counselling students at any level

Ms Carol Lloyd
Childhood Studies, Chichester University
October 21, 2019

David Murphy

David Murphy, PhD, is a Chartered Psychologist, Full Member of the Division of Counselling Psychology and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is currently Associate Professor at The University of Nottingham, England and is Course Director for the Master of Arts Degree in Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy. David’s edited books include the official British Psychological Society– Wiley published Counselling Psychology: A Textbook for Study and Practice (2017). He is co-editor of Relational Depth: New Perspective and Developments (2012, with Rosanne Knox, Sue Wiggins and Mick Cooper), published by... More About Author