First Steps in Counselling

First Steps in Counselling : A Students' Companion for Introductory Courses

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Famous for his accessible, jargon-free style, Pete Sanders' introductory counselling training text is chosen by thousands of tutors and students every year. A course in itself, the current fourth edition provides an absolutely up-to-date text covering theory, personal-development and building helping skills. Amazon customers say 'Fantastic - excellent'; 'Awesome'; 'Buy it!'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 184 x 242 x 14mm | 359.99g
  • Pccs Books
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 1906254419
  • 9781906254414
  • 34,562

About Pete Sanders

Pete Sanders spent over 30 years practising as a counsellor, educator and clinical supervisor. He has written, co-written and edited a number of books, chapters and papers on many aspects of counselling, psychotherapy and mental health. His is a trustee of the Soteria Network UK, and has a particular interest in the demedicalisation of more

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Buy it! --Amazon Reviewer Fantastic, excellent, awesome! --Amazon reviewer Excellent starter book --Amazon reviewer Fantastic, excellent, awesome! --Amazon reviewer Excellent starter book --Amazon reviewer ' This is an excellent introduction to the concepts of counselling. It has a clear format and is written in a user- friendly style. The language is easily comprehensive even to those who may not be familiar with the jargon of counselling. The inclusion of margin notes and glossary of definitions is really useful for clarification of terms. Readers are also encouraged to reflect on their learning as they read the text which is a parallel to the counselling training process. Well selected inspirational references are thought provoking and encourage readers to think about their own philosophy of counselling and generally being human and relational! As this edition includes up-to-date current thinking in the field of counselling and psychotherapy it is a highly recommendable companion for students. It really does deliver what the titles promises.' Jacqui Fromberg. Counsellor/Supervisor/Trainershow more

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