An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author(s) : John McLeod

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

Book Details

  • Publisher : Open University Press
  • Published : September 2019
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 718
  • Category :
    Individual Psychotherapy
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  • Catalogue No : 94006
  • ISBN 13 : 9780335243198
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335243
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This bestseller provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new research, examples from practice, case studies and a matrix of psychotherapeutic practice. A new radical 2-part structure separates practical and theoretical topics and helps readers to track key themes across each section. Now includes 13 new chapters: What is it like to be a client, The qualities of effective therapists, Professional structures for supportive therapist competence, Therapeutic micro-skills, Therapeutic techniques to facilitate learning and change, Starting therapy, Ending therapy, Third wave therapies, Motivational Interviewing, Religion and spirituality, Neuroscience, Therapy as a social process, Looking ahead: emerging challenges for the psychotherapeutic professions.

Each chapter enhances learning with the following pedagogy: * Topics for further discussion * Key terms and concepts * Suggested further reading * Case studies and illustrations * Landmark research studies * Cross-referencing notes Enhanced by current debates around neuroscience, third wave CBT therapies such as ACT and mindfulness, motivational interviewing, reality therapy and embedded counselling, this new edition now also explores key counselling skills and techniques, and provides much stronger coverage of key practice issues. An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy remains the book of choice for students and tutors on introductory counselling and psychotherapy courses.

About the Author(s)

John McLeod is Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of Abertay, Dundee.

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