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Integrative and Eclectic Counselling and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Integrative and Eclectic Counselling and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Stephen Palmer, Ray WoolfeStephen Palmer


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Stephen Palmer is Joint award winner of the Annual Counselling Psychology Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Counselling Psychology in Britain for 2000.

'The editor's support for the integrative project is clear, but the book will hold its own with the sceptics, too. I recommend it' - Counselling at Work

This innovative and timely book examines the issues and ideas surrounding integration and eclecticism in a therapeutic context, and provides a detailed account of a wide range of approaches in use.

Following an exploration of the origins of integrative and eclectic processes, 10 approaches are explained in detail. Chapters on each approac

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761957997
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/11/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Stephen Palmer Ph D is an award winning psychologist and psychotherapist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at Middlesex University. He has authored/edited over 50 books including The Beginner's Guide to Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2015). He is Co-editor of the European Journal of Counselling Theory, Research and Practice. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association; President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking.

Ray Woolfe is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice.

Table of Contents

Eclecticism/Integration - Henry Hollanders
Historical Developments
Eclecticism/Integration - Henry Hollanders
Some Key Issues and Research
The Conversational Model - Jane Martin and Frank Margison
Integrating Systemic Thinking in Counselling and Psychotherapy - David Bott
A Systematic Integrative Relational Model for Counselling and Psychotherapy - Katherine Murphy and Maria Gilbert
A Relational Approach to Therapy - Stephen Paul and Geoff Pelham
Integrated Eclecticism - Clare Austen
A Therapeutic Synthesis
Multimodal Therapy - Stephen Palmer
Gerard Egan's Skilled Helper Model - Peter Jenkins
Problem Focused Counselling and Psychotherapy - Stephen Palmer and Michael Neenan
Cognitive-Analytical Therapy - David Crossley and Mark Stowell-Smith
Eclecticism and Integration in Humanistic Therapy - William West
Multi-Cultural Issues in Eclectic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy - Colin Lago and Roy Moodley
Integration and Eclecticism in Brief/Time-Focused Therapy - Jenifer Elton Wilson
Integration and Eclecticism in Supervision - Val Wosket
Integration and Eclecticism in Counselling Training - Mary Connor
Eclectic, Integrative and Integrating Psychotherapy or Beyond Schoolism - Petruska Clarkson
Principles and Practice of a Personal Integration - Ian Horton
The Personal, the Professional and the Basis of Integrative Practice - Rhona Fear and Ray Woolfe

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