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Handbook of Counselling in Britain By Edited by Windy Dryden

Handbook of Counselling in Britain
by Edited by Windy Dryden

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A comprehensive handbook of the main fields of counselling activity in Britain, an invaluable source of information for professionals and students alike.
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Handbook of Counselling in Britain by Edited by Windy Dryden

Counselling has developed widely in Britain over the past twenty years. More and more people are being employed as counsellors, while others, not employed specifically as counsellors, make use of counselling skills in the course of their work and their day-to-day activities. This handbook, the first comprehensive and up-to-date review of the main fields of counselling activity in Britain, will be an invaluable source of information for professional counsellors, for students of counselling and other helping professions, and for voluntary organizations. The contributors, all experienced practitioners, present a clear picture of the theory and practice underlying the mainstream world of counselling in Britain today. Their contributions reflect the diversity and also the coherence of counselling and cover the major arenas and settings in which counselling is practised as well as the key themes and issues faced by those working in the field.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, Preface, Part 1: Introduction: 1. The nature and range of counselling practice Ray Woolfe, Windy Dryden and David Charles-Edwards 2. Counselling and the life cycle Ray Woolfe and Leonie Sugarman Part 2: Arenas: 3. Individual counselling Windy Dryden 4. Couples counselling Tom Schroder 5. Family counselling Eddy Street 6. Counselling in groups Bernard Ratigan Part 3: Settings: 7. Counselling in the personal social services Carole Sutton 8. Counselling the medical context Anne Abel Smith, Jill Irving and Paul Brown 9. Counselling in education (primary and secondary) Patrick Hughes 10. Counselling in higher education Bernard Ratigan 11. Counselling in the workplace Michael Megranahan 12. Counselling skills in the context of professional and organisational growth Barbara Pearce Part 4: Themes: 13. Counselling and race Colin Lago and Joyce Thompson 14. Counselling and gender Jocelyn Chaplin 15. Counselling and sexual orientation John Sketchley 16. Pastoral counselling John Foskett and Michael Jacobs 17. Careers counselling and guidance Diane Bailey 18. Counselling in the context of redundancy and unemployment Tony Milne 19. Counselling, death and bereavement Averil Stedford 20. Counselling and sexual disfunctions Grahame F Cooper 21. Counselling people with disabilities/chronic illnesses Julia Segal 22. Counselling people affected by HIV and AIDS John Sketchley 23. Counselling people with alcohol and drug problems Richard Velleman Part 5: Issues: 24. Research and evaluation in counselling Tony Bolyer 25. Professional issues in counselling David Charles-Edwards, Windy Dryden and Ray Woolfe

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Handbook of Counselling in Britain by Edited by Windy Dryden
Edited by Windy Dryden
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