Integrative Counselling Skills in Action

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SAGE, 2004 - Psychology - 212 pages
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`Tim Bond has co-authored the Second Edition with Sue Culley, creating a unique combination of ethical underpinnings and guidance in combination with practical issues' - Therapy Today

Integrative Counselling Skills in Action is a bestselling text, which has been used to train many thousands of people in counselling skills. Now in its Second Edition, this highly practical book provides a step-by-step introduction to the core skills and their use in a wide variety of helping situations.

Following the process through its three main stages - beginning, middle and ending - the authors describe the aims of each stage and the particular strategies, which are used to achieve these goals. Frequent extracts of dialogue are given to demonstrate the interactions, which take place between practitioner and client at different stages in the process.

This fully updated edition also includes many practical features - such as guidelines for good practice, checklists and summaries - as well as new material on:

coping with demanding situations,

being successful in using counselling skills; and

a new extended case study.

Integrative Counselling Skills in Action, Second Edition is an ideal text for use on courses and recommended reading for anyone who uses counselling skills in their work.

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Tim Bond is a counsellor, educator and practitioner specialising in teaching research methodology and professional ethics (education, counselling, and research). He continues to offer a small counselling and supervisory practice. He is internationally renowned for his contributions to counselling and research ethics and particularly his interest in dialogue between different cultural and moral positions. He has extensive experience of leadership, management and policy making in higher education and professional associations.

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