Person-centred Counselling in Action by Dave Mearns

Person-centred Counselling in Action by Dave Mearns

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An exposition of the theory and practice of person-centred counselling. It draws on a case study to explore the core conditions of empathy, acceptance and congruence, and provides step-by-step accounts of both the counsellor's and the client's experience of the therapeutic relationship.

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'The discussion of empathy, acceptance and congruence is central and should be required reading for all trainees working to understand the richness of these core concepts...outstanding' - Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy 'Person Centred Counselling in Action, written by Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne was originally published in 1988 about a year after the death of Carl Rogers. It has helped to maintain and stimulate interest in this approach and has become a best-seller in the Counselling in Action series' - The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy Widely regarded as a classic text, Person-Centred Counselling in Action has now been revised and updated to take account of recent developments in theory and practice. This bestselling exploration of one of the most popular approaches in counselling today is invaluable for students and experienced counsellors alike. The authors explore the philosophical base to the approach originated by Carl Rogers and stress the considerable personal demands which it places upon practitioners.Using a comprehensive case study to relate theory to practice, they discuss in depth the core conditions of empathy, acceptance and congruence. Central to the book is the insight it provides into how it feels to be the counsellor and the client involved in a trusting, caring, therapeutic relationship. For details on the forthcoming Third Edition click here!

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SKU GOR001293083
Title Person-centred Counselling in Action
Author By (author) Dave Mearns
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher SAGE Publications Ltd
Year Published 1999
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0761963170
ISBN 13 9780761963172
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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'The discussion of empathy, acceptance and congruence is central and should be required reading for all trainees working to understand the richness of these core concepts...outstanding' - Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy 'Person Centred Counselling in Action, written by Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne was originally published in 1988 about a year after the death of Carl Rogers. It has helped to maintain and stimulate interest in this approach and has become a best-seller in the Counselling in Action series' - The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy Widely regarded as a classic text, Person-Centred Counselling in Action has now been revised and updated to take account of recent developments in theory and practice. This bestselling exploration of one of the most popular approaches in counselling today is invaluable for students and experienced counsellors alike. The authors explore the philosophical base to the approach originated by Carl Rogers and stress the considerable personal demands which it places upon practitioners.Using a comprehensive case study to relate theory to practice, they discuss in depth the core conditions of empathy, acceptance and congruence. Central to the book is the insight it provides into how it feels to be the counsellor and the client involved in a trusting, caring, therapeutic relationship. For details on the forthcoming Third Edition click here!
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001293083
Title Person-centred Counselling in Action
Author By (author) Dave Mearns
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher SAGE Publications Ltd
Year Published 1999
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0761963170
ISBN 13 9780761963172
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No