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A safe place for change : skills and capacities for counselling and therapy / Hugh Crago and Penny Gardner
Bib ID 5739054
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Crago, Hugh, 1946- author
 
Description East Hawthorn, Victoria : IP Communications, 2012 
viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9780980864946
Summary

The study of counselling can be a bewildering experience. Learning to be a counsellor involves developing practical skills, not just acquiring knowledge. And trainee counsellors must reflect on their own behaviour - the theory doesnt make sense without self-awareness. Authors from Uni of Western Sydney.

Full contents
  • 1. So you want to help people?
  • 2. Being there : developing the capacity for holding
  • 3. The story unfolds : the skills of exploring
  • 4. The elephant in the room : the first three sessions
  • 5. Fix the problem, or re-parent the person? Alternative paths in therapy and counselling
  • 6. Gentle honesty : skills of encountering
  • 7. 'Giving wise advice' : the skills of coaching
  • 8. 'But how do you know when they're finished?' : supervised work with clients.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-231) and index.

Subjects Counseling.  |  Counselors -- Training of.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Gardner, Penny, 1952- author
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