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Understand Counselling [electronic resource] : Teach Yourself

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781444100884Series: Teach Yourself EducationalPublication details: London : Hodder Education, 2010.Edition: 4th edISBN:
  • 9781444125153
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understand Counselling : Teach YourselfDDC classification:
  • 158.3 361.06
LOC classification:
  • BF637.C6
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Book title; Contents; Meet the author; Only got a minute?; Only got five minutes?; Introduction; Who will benefit from this book?; Recommendation by Phillip Hodson; Part one: The fundamentals; 1 The counselling role; Psychotherapy and counselling: where they converge and where they differ; The counselling role; Those who have counselling; The active listener; The counsellor-client relationship; The difference between a counsellor's role and that of a friend; Acquiring skills for personal use; 2 The counsellor's role; Qualities of a counsellor; Creating core conditions
Acceptance and self-developmentLife experience; What do you want to get out of counselling?; The emotional demands and rewards of personal growth; 3 Skills used in counselling; Sharpening our awareness; Use of questions; Use of empathy; Awareness of body language; Reflecting skills; More advanced skills; 4 The benefits of acquiring counselling skills; The use of communication skills in personal relationships; How skills can be applied to personal and work situations; Self-indulgence or a developmental stage?; Uses of counselling skills in work settings; 5 Enjoying the exploration
Attending workshopsVisualization; Assertiveness training; Stress management; Relaxation; Meditation; Dreams; Part two: A deeper understanding - training to a professional level; 6 Course components; Background; Choosing a course; Key course components; Acquiring skills; Developing self-awareness; Supervision; Theory and practice; Personal therapy; Exams and ongoing assessment; Integrationism; Professional considerations; 7 The three major approaches; Section 1: The psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approach; Origins; The unconscious; Developmental psychology; Transference and countertransference
Resistances and defencesDreams; The therapeutic relationship; Aim of therapy; C. G. Jung; Characteristics of the psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approach; Section 2: The humanistic/person-centred approach; Origins; The person-centred approach; The Rogerian core conditions model; The therapeutic relationship; Qualities of the counsellor; Aim of therapy; Characteristics of the humanistic person-centred approach; Section 3: The behavioural/cognitive behavioural approach; Origins; Operant and classical conditioning; Applications and techniques; Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Survivors of abuse
The therapeutic relationshipAim of therapy; Intervention techniques or methods; Characteristics of the behavioural/cognitive approach; 8 Demystifying the jargon; The defences; Other terms; 9 Dealing with anger; Anger and the trainee counsellor; A Gestalt method; Appropriate and inappropriate expression of anger; Working with a video; The psychodynamic perspective; 10 Underlying issues; Grief; Depression; The letter and the empty chair technique; The suicidal client; How can a counsellor help?; Self-harm; What can help the counsellor?; Abuse; Confidentiality and client disclosure
Summary: Understand Counselling will teach you invaluable counselling skills and techniques which you can apply to all areas of your life.
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Cover; Book title; Contents; Meet the author; Only got a minute?; Only got five minutes?; Introduction; Who will benefit from this book?; Recommendation by Phillip Hodson; Part one: The fundamentals; 1 The counselling role; Psychotherapy and counselling: where they converge and where they differ; The counselling role; Those who have counselling; The active listener; The counsellor-client relationship; The difference between a counsellor's role and that of a friend; Acquiring skills for personal use; 2 The counsellor's role; Qualities of a counsellor; Creating core conditions

Acceptance and self-developmentLife experience; What do you want to get out of counselling?; The emotional demands and rewards of personal growth; 3 Skills used in counselling; Sharpening our awareness; Use of questions; Use of empathy; Awareness of body language; Reflecting skills; More advanced skills; 4 The benefits of acquiring counselling skills; The use of communication skills in personal relationships; How skills can be applied to personal and work situations; Self-indulgence or a developmental stage?; Uses of counselling skills in work settings; 5 Enjoying the exploration

Attending workshopsVisualization; Assertiveness training; Stress management; Relaxation; Meditation; Dreams; Part two: A deeper understanding - training to a professional level; 6 Course components; Background; Choosing a course; Key course components; Acquiring skills; Developing self-awareness; Supervision; Theory and practice; Personal therapy; Exams and ongoing assessment; Integrationism; Professional considerations; 7 The three major approaches; Section 1: The psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approach; Origins; The unconscious; Developmental psychology; Transference and countertransference

Resistances and defencesDreams; The therapeutic relationship; Aim of therapy; C. G. Jung; Characteristics of the psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approach; Section 2: The humanistic/person-centred approach; Origins; The person-centred approach; The Rogerian core conditions model; The therapeutic relationship; Qualities of the counsellor; Aim of therapy; Characteristics of the humanistic person-centred approach; Section 3: The behavioural/cognitive behavioural approach; Origins; Operant and classical conditioning; Applications and techniques; Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Survivors of abuse

The therapeutic relationshipAim of therapy; Intervention techniques or methods; Characteristics of the behavioural/cognitive approach; 8 Demystifying the jargon; The defences; Other terms; 9 Dealing with anger; Anger and the trainee counsellor; A Gestalt method; Appropriate and inappropriate expression of anger; Working with a video; The psychodynamic perspective; 10 Underlying issues; Grief; Depression; The letter and the empty chair technique; The suicidal client; How can a counsellor help?; Self-harm; What can help the counsellor?; Abuse; Confidentiality and client disclosure

Understand Counselling will teach you invaluable counselling skills and techniques which you can apply to all areas of your life.