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    DescriptionThe increased use of and emphasis on managed care, manualized treatment protocols, evidence-based treatments and quick treatments have marginalized the role of the helping relationship in the helping professions. This shift has sparked a debate within the helping professions over whether the helping relationship or technique is primarily responsible for healing and change. "The Helping Relationship" weighs in on this debate, arguing that healing and change always take place within the context of relationships and that the relationship is more important than the technique. While recognizing the value of techniques, the authors valorize the helping relationship, considering it in unconventional contexts, such as formal education, supervision, and faith communities to show its flexibility and efficacy. This alternative approach adds a new perspective on the helping relationship debate, shedding new light on the roles of relationship and technique in the healing process.


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    Title
    The Helping Relationship
    Subtitle
    Healing and Change in Community Context
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Augustine Meier, Edited by Martin Rovers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 329 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780776607306
    ISBN 10: 0776607308
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    DC22: 616.8914
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    BISAC V2.8: EDU006000, SOC025000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 610.696
    BIC subject category V2: MBDP
    BISAC V2.8: REL019000, PSY010000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.2.0.11.0.0
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    University of Ottawa Press
    Imprint name
    University of Ottawa Press
    Publication date
    08 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Ottawa
    Author Information
    Augustine Meier is a professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Saint Paul University, Ottawa and a certified clinical psychologist in private practice. He is the editor of The Challenge of Forgiveness (Novalis, 2001), Through Conflict to Reconciliation (Novalis, 2006) and In Search of Healing (Society for Pastoral Counselling Research, 2000). Martin Rovers is a professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Saint Paul University, Ottawa and an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists Approved Supervisor. He is the author of several books, including Healing the Wounds in Couple Relationships (Novalis, 2005).