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    DescriptionThis bestseller provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of counselling and therapy. The book has been thoroughly updated with new references and examples and now has information on topics such as: Transactional analysis; The use of natural environment in counselling; The contribution of arts-based approaches; and, Integrating theory into practice. To help readers, the author has extended the introduction to the book in order to outline the aims of the book and explain its structure so that this is clear to the reader from the outset. The pedagogy of this edition has also been improved in order to enhance learning. Each chapter includes: topics for further discussion; key terms and concepts; suggested further reading; and, case studies and illustrations. This book remains the book of choice for students and tutors on introductory counselling courses.


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    Title
    An Introduction to Counselling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John McLeod
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 800
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,315 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780335225514
    ISBN 10: 0335225519
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    B&T General Subject: 670
    BISAC V2.8: POL019000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN2
    BISAC V2.8: PSY010000
    DC22: 361.06
    Thema V1.0: JKSN2, JKS
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Publisher
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Table of contents
    Preface Acknowledgements An introduction to counselling The social and historical origins of counselling Theory in counselling: Using conceptual tools to facilitate understanding and guide action Themes and issues in the psychodynamic approach to counselling The cognitive-behavioural approach to counselling Theory and practice of the person-centred approach Working with family systems Constructivist, narrative and collaborative approaches: Counselling as conversation Transactional analysis: A comprehensive theoretical system Existential issues in counselling theory and practice Multicultural counselling New horizons in counselling: Feminist, philosophical, expressive and nature-based approaches Combining ideas and methods from different approaches: The challenge of therapeutic integration The counselling relationship The process of counselling Issues of power and diversity in counselling practice Virtues, values and ethics in counselling practice Different formats for the delivery of counselling services The role of research in counselling and psychotherapy Being and becoming a counsellor Critical issues in counselling References Index