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Understanding the Counselling Relationship By Colin Feltham

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Presenting contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor or therapist and the client, as held by practitioners from diverse theoretical orientations, this book clarifies and considers the elements of the counselling relationship which have most bearing on therapeutic practice. The strengths of each position are highlighted in terms of understanding, theory and skills.

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Understanding the Counselling Relationship by Colin Feltham

`This book presents contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor, or therapist, and the client, as held by practitioners from diverse theoretical orientations. Each chapter clarifies and considers the elements of the counselling relationship which have the most bearing on therapeutic practice and the strengths of each are highlighted in terms of understanding, theory and skills' - New Therapist

It is now widely accepted that the therapeutic relationship - referred to here as the counselling relationship - may be the most significant element in effective practice. Understanding the Counselling Relationship presents contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor or therapist and the client, as held by practitioners from diverse theoretical orientations.

Each chapter clarifies and considers the elements of the counselling relationship which have most bearing on therapeutic practice. The strengths of each position are highlighted in terms of understanding, theory and skills. The relevance of certain psychological, sociological and research-based issues for practitioners from a variety of theoretical backgrounds are also considered.

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`This book presents contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor, or therapist, and the client, as held by practioners from diverse theoretical orientations. Each chapter clarifies and considers the elements of the counselling relationship which have the most bearing on therapeutic practice and the strengths of each are highlighted in terms of understanding, theory and skills' - New Therapist

`This book is a timely contribution to the debate regarding what makes counselling work as we are forced to consider by purchasers and purveyors of counselling the efficacy of what we offer.... The book has a house style that makes it clear and accessible in the field and raises some interesting and thought-provoking issues' - British Journal of Guidance & Counselling

About Colin Feltham


Colin Feltham is series editor of Professional Skills for Counsellors and Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions series, co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy and author of several SAGE texts, including What is Counselling?

Table of Contents


Introduction - Colin Feltham Contextualizing the Therapeutic Relationship - Colin Feltham The Relationship in Psychodynamic Counselling - Jeremy Holmes The Relationship in Person-Centred Counselling - Paul Wilkins Dialogical Psychotherapy - Maurice Friedman `I'm OK, You're OK - and They're OK' - Keith Tudor Therapeatic Relationships in Transactional Analysis The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive Therapy - Diana Sanders and Frank Wills The Relationship in Multimodal Therapy - Stephen Palmer The Counselling Relationship and Psychological Type - Rowan Bayne Professional and Socio-Cultural Aspects of the Counselling Relationship - Janice Russell Learning from Research into the Counselling Relationship - Roxane Agnew-Davies

Additional information

GOR002725909
Understanding the Counselling Relationship by Colin Feltham
Colin Feltham
Professional Skills for Counsellors Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
1999-07-09
256
0761957855
9780761957850
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