The Theoretical Framework
Congruence in Practice
Unconditional Positive Regard
Psychological Contact – Basic and Cognitive Contact
Psychological Contact II – Subtle Contact
The Therapeutic Process
Politics, Prejudice, Power and Privilege
Beginnings and Endings
Management the Work in an Organisation
Edgy and Ethical Issues
Debates and Developments in Practice
Janet Tolan is a consultant and private pracititioner in Manchester. She has worked extensively in education and training, most recently as leader of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Masters programme at Liverpool John Moores University. Rose Cameron is a practitioner and a trainer in counselling and psychotherapy. She is currently a Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
The new edition of Skills in Person-Centred Counselling and
Psychotherapy provides an invaluable introduction to the skills and
awareness that are necessary in order to provide an effective
helping relationship to individuals struggling to overcome problems
in living. Janet Tolan clearly explains key concepts using
vivid examples drawn from extensive professional experience.
This book is essential reading for anyone setting out to become
a counsellor or psychotherapist, or embarking on a career in
social work, teaching or healthcare.
This revised edition of a classic in person-centred therapy combines both an accessible introduction to becoming a practitioner, and an up to date, socially situated, and academically rigorous essential guide. It is rare to find a single volume that allows beginning students to reflect on their own experience, while remaining academically and theoretically rigorous. A genuine must have for any serious student. The reader can expect to be fully engaged with the ideas offered in the new chapter. This book is an essential read for any new therapist.
This book is a wonderful resource, very well written, up to date and comprehensively researched. A ′must′ for every person-centred course reading list.