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Counselling Difficult Clients / Edition 1

Counselling Difficult Clients / Edition 1

by Kingsley Norton, Gillian McGauleyKingsley Norton


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'[In this book] "difficult clients" is meant as "difficulties with clients "... I like to be challenged in my thinking and there was much about this book that I found thought-provoking and challenging, and which made me re-examine my basic philosophy and approach to counselling... For the newly trained counsellor this book offers organizational, practical and theoretical advice... it gives a good academic overview of understanding how client-counsellor interactions can become difficult, together with some preventative techniques and case-work examples' - Counselling, The Journal of The British Association for Counselling

Counsellors and other mental health professionals will inevitably encounter clients who are

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803976740
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/06/1998
Series: Professional Skills for Counsellors Series , #8
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Counselling Transaction
The Influence of Past Interactions
Counselling Transactions in Context
Assessment for Counselling
Practical Points
From Beginning to End
Preserving Respective Roles
Restoring the Public-Personal Equilibrium
Utilising Contextual Influences
Interface with Other Models

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