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Psychodynamic Counselling In Action

Author : Michael Jacobs
ISBN : 9781526422903
Genre : Social Science
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Widely regarded as the most accessible introduction to the psychodynamic approach, this book covers everything from initial meeting right through to the end of the relationship.
Category: Social Science

The Presenting Past

Author : Michael Jacobs
ISBN : 9780335225927
Genre : Psychology
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A person's past is ever present, from infancy to old age, and it always affects the dynamics of therapy and the therapist-patient relationship. Written by one of the most-cited counseling authors in Europe, the bestselling The Presenting Past gives practicing therapists and students keen insight into the subject. The theories of Freud,Winnicott, Klein, and others are organized into three main categories: trust and attachment; authority and autonomy; and cooperation and competitiveness. Lavishly illustrated and updated to give the most complete picture available on the subject, this edition of.
Category: Psychology

Conscious And Unconscious

Author : David Edwards
ISBN : 0335209505
Genre : Psychology
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Category: Psychology

Sigmund Freud

Author : Michael Jacobs
ISBN : 076194110X
Genre : Psychology
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In refreshing contrast to most other books on Sigmund Freud, this is a highly accessible account of his life and ideas, which focuses on the relevance of Freud's work for contemporary approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.
Category: Psychology

Feminist Counselling In Action

Author : Jocelyn Chaplin
ISBN : 0761963111
Genre : Social Science
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For counsellors, therapists, trainees and others who want a deeper understanding of how society affects them psychologically, the revised and updated edition of Feminist Counselling in Action is the ideal resource. Drawing on feminist theory, Jocelyn Chaplin points to the deeply entrenched, hierarchical ways of thinking which permeate every level of our lives. The author presents an alternative rhythm model that when applied in counselling increases self-confidence, `wholeness' and improved relationships. In this model, the counsellor is not seen as the expert or the doctor, and the client is not a patient. They are two equal but different people using `clues' to understand and improve the life of the client. To illu
Category: Social Science

Our Desire Of Unrest

Author : Michael Jacobs
ISBN : 9781780493510
Genre : Psychology
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Knowledge is never static. It is always open to revolutionary thinking or to evolving development. Similarly an individual's knowledge is always moving, and indeed if the ability to think about ideas is lost, an important part of the individual is also lost. In this book, a collection of some of the papers and lectures written by Michael Jacobs over a period of thirty or more years, the author shows his own thinking at work, as he challenges himself to look deeper at some important aspects of his discipline - principally psychodynamic psychotherapy, although always with reference to other forms of discourse such as literature and theology. Here the reader will find the writer behind those popular texts such as The Presenting Past, Psychodynamic Counselling in Action and Shakespeare on the Couch.
Category: Psychology

Transactional Analysis Counselling In Action

Author : Ian Stewart
ISBN : 9781446239285
Genre : Psychology
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SAGE celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Counselling in Action in November 2008. To view the video - click here ----------------------------------------------------- Praise for the First Edition: `Ian Stewart has made the difficult link between theory and practice clear without being patronizing. This is valuable for everyone interested in TA since many concepts can only be fully assimilated when linked to actual examples. Even if you are not in clinical practice, this book would be a useful addition to your library and, for anyone in training or beginning practice, this is required reading' - Group Relations Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action, Third Edition meets a demand for a clearly-written step-by-step account of the process and practice of using transactional analysis to promote personal change. --------------------------------------------------------- This book retains the successful overall structure and organisation of the popular earlier editions, but has been fully revised. Key features of this new edition include: " concise, "hands-on" descriptions of current techniques and concepts in transactional analysis, presented in an accessible style that is immediately useful to the practitioner " the sequence of chapters ordered to reflect successive stages in the typical process of therapeutic change using transactional analysis. This assists in building understanding and application of transactional analysis step by step, in the order that is likely to arise during actual psychotherapy or counselling " expanded discussion of the protective procedure known as "closing the escape hatches" (no-suicide, no-homicide, no-go-crazy decision), including possible contra-indications " a single extended case history that runs through the book to illustrate practice and theory " "Key Ideas" panels which provide summaries of the main ideas that are described in each section or chapter " "Self-supervision sequences" offering suggested checklists of questions that readers can use in appraising their own work with clients. In this revised Third Edition of his bestselling guide, Ian Stewart offers trainee and practising psychotherapists and counsellors an introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of transactional analysis. Ian Stewart is Co-Director of The Berne Institute, Nottingham. He is accredited by the ITAA and the EATA as a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst.
Category: Psychology

Long Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Author : Glen O. Gabbard
ISBN : 9781615371310
Genre : Medical
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Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Basic Text takes a hands-on approach, focusing on the fundamental principles and basic features of the psychodynamic modality for the benefit of training directors and trainees in a variety of mental health fields. This new, meticulously updated edition offers the latest research on the foundations, techniques, and efficacy of psychodynamic psychotherapy, while still providing the basic information on assessment, indications, formulations, therapist interventions, goals of therapy, and mechanisms of therapeutic action that all mental health professionals require in order to provide excellent care. The author, one of the foremost authorities on psychotherapy, recognizes the common dilemmas experienced by beginning therapists and students, and he has designed the book so that the case examples -- and principles illustrated by those examples -- are directly applicable to learning and practice. Noteworthy and unique to this volume are the expanded videos, which allows students to see clinical concepts in action through the use of carefully constructed clinical vignettes. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised, and the new edition boasts a substantial amount of new material and enhanced coverage. Literature on the empirical evidence supporting the efficacy of psychodynamic therapy, increasingly the focus of rigorous clinical trials, has been added to Chapter 2. The videos, originally provided as a companion DVD and now available online, have been expanded with two new case study vignettes and now include two vignettes of the same patient during and at the termination of therapy. This satisfies the need of trainees in psychotherapy to study senior clinicians at work and to see how the concepts and data in the field are applied to individual treatments. The recent ubiquity of texting, e-mailing, social media, and other cyberspace communications in the practice of psychotherapy is covered in Chapter 3. Practical, hands-on applications, such as case write-ups, oral presentations at case conferences, written examinations, oral examinations, videotaped recordings and direct observations, audiotape recordings, and supervision are covered in depth to help build solid skills and broad knowledge. As useful to educators as it is to students, Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy explains the theoretical foundations and elucidates the reasoning behind the psychotherapist's actions in a wide variety of clinical situations, challenging the reader to build empathy and competency.
Category: Medical

The Therapist S Use Of Self

Author : Rowan, John
ISBN : 9780335207763
Genre : Psychology
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This book deals with what is perhaps the central question in therapy - who is the therapist? And how does that actually come across and manifest itself in the therapeutic relationship? A good deal of the thinking about this in psychoanalysis has come under the heading of countertransference. Much of the thinking in the humanistic approaches has come under such headings as empathy, genuineness, nonpossessive warmth, presence, personhood.
Category: Psychology

The Stresses Of Counselling In Action

Author : Professor of Psychotherapuetic Studies Windy Dryden
ISBN : 1446237141
Genre : Counseling psychologists
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Seminars by Professor Windy Dryden. See the man live and in action. To find out more and to book your place go to www.cityminds.com _______________________________________ SAGE celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Counselling in Action in November 2008. To view the video - click here --------------------------------------------------------- Counsellors frequently work with people who are under stress or who are distressed - but counselling them can itself be a highly stressful activity. This supportive book examines the sources of stress for counsellors and the practical strategies that they can use to overcome it. Stress may emerge in the work that counsellors do with specific client groups, in the contexts in which counselling takes place and in the educational process both for counsellor educators and for counsellors in training. In this book, practising counsellors with first-hand experience of dealing with stress examine the nature of the stresses that counsellors face in these different areas, detail the typical responses (both healthy and unhealthy) that counsellors make and suggest methods for improved coping. An opening chapter sets these personal experiences into context by reviewing the research literature on counsellor stress.
Category: Counseling psychologists

Person Centred Counselling In Action

Author : Dave Mearns
ISBN : 9781446274729
Genre : Psychology
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It is now 25 years since the first edition of Person-Centred Counselling in Action appeared, offering the definitive exposition of the theory and practice of the person-centred approach. Since then the book has supported and inspired hundreds of thousands of trainees and practitioners worldwide. This important Fourth Edition maintains the book's accessibility, clarity and verve whilst incorporating new developments in the approach. John McLeod joins authors Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne to contribute an exciting new chapter on research relevant to the person-centred field. Person-Centred Counselling in Action, Fourth Edition will be an invaluable resource for those embarking on their first stages of training. Well-established practitioners and even seasoned scholars will continue to find much to interest and stimulate them. Dave Mearns is professor of counselling and retired Director of the Counselling Unit of the University of Strathclyde. He has written seven books including Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy (with Mick Cooper) and is co-editor of the international journal, Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies. Brian Thorne is Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of East Anglia, Norwich where he was previously Director of Counselling and of the Centre for Counselling Studies. He is also a Co-founder of the Norwich Centre and continues to work there as a Professional Fellow. John McLeod is Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of Abertay Dundee and adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway.
Category: Psychology

Ordinary Ecstasy

Author : John Rowan
ISBN : 0415001900
Genre : Humanism.
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Humanistic Psychology ranges far and wide into education, management, gender issues and many other fields. Ordinary Ecstasy, first published in 1976, is widely regarded as one of the most important books on the subject. Although this new edition still contains much of the original material, it has been completely rethought in the light of postmodern ideas, with more emphasis on the paradoxes within humanistic psychology, and takes into account changes in many different areas, with a greatly extended bibliography. Ordinary Ecstasy is written not only for students and professionals involved in humanistic psychology - anyone who works with people in any way will find it valuable and interesting.
Category: Humanism.

Psychosynthesis Counselling In Action

Author : Diana Whitmore
ISBN : UOM:39015021869642
Genre : Psychology
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How can counselors and therapists help clients realize their potential and purpose in life? In Psychosynthesis Counselling in Action, Diana Whitmore explains how the psychosynthesis approach helps clients interpret what is going on in their lives in a positive way. From the initial interview through the final session, she illustrates the creative and challenging aspects of being a counselor. She also stresses the importance of tailoring therapeutic techniques to a client's needs, phase of treatment, and temperament. This exciting, pragmatic approach to therapy is especially effective when counseling abused women and children, drug offenders, delinquents, and people with panic attacks, psychosomatic symptoms, phobias, eating disorders, and depression.
Category: Psychology

Personal Construct Counselling In Action

Author : Fay Fransella
ISBN : UOM:39015019437139
Genre : Psychology
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How can you help clients get the most out of the counseling experience? The authors of this clear and accessible volume outline the key principles of Personal Construct Theory. They discuss and illustrate how the starting point of counseling is a careful exploration of the ways in which a client construes his or her world through credulous listening to all the client says and does not say. They describe the range of methods which may be used to help a counselor and client learn about these constructions and their implications, including self characterizations and the repertory grid technique. In addition, the authors show how the counselor and client, together devise experiments for change through which the client can try out new and more rewarding ways of interpreting and acting. A number of approaches to facilitate change are discussed and exemplified, . The book concludes with a detailed case-study of the counseling process with one particular client. "This is an informative book which is concise, well written and with no shortage of clinical examples. It should be relevant to all who are interested in counselling and psychotherapy and it may just whet some appetites for more." --British Journal of Psychology "One of the excellent series 'Counselling in Action'. . . . If you want to know about Personal Construct counselling, this is for you." --Self and Society "The book provides a very readable introduction that is to be commended. The authors provide useful summaries of repertory grids, fixed role therapy, self-characterization, and other methods for helping people change." --International Review of Psychology
Category: Psychology

Rational Emotive Counselling In Action

Author : Windy Dryden
ISBN : UOM:39015016976865
Genre : Medical
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A practical presentation of the essence of rational-emotive counselling for anyone who is starting training in counselling, and for counsellors who are already in practice but want to familiarize themselves with the principles of a different approach.
Category: Medical

Transcultural Counselling In Action

Author : Patricia D'Ardenne
ISBN : UOM:39015016925391
Genre : Psychology
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Can a counselor's or client's culture affect the counseling process? Should counselors confine themselves to counseling only those from their own culture? Transcultural Counselling in Action offers a new approach to the counseling process that addresses the problems often posed by cultural differences. Drawing on examples from community groups, liaison and advocacy workers, mental health specialists, and from professionals already working with other cultures, this practical volume walks the counselor through the transcultural counseling process. Main themes are summarized, the response of professionals to the process are evaluated, and the implications for counseling in a multicultural society are addressed. With so little literature existing on transcultural counseling, this volume will serve as an essential guide to anyone working with groups or individuals from other cultures. "The book serves its purpose well, in terms of both the transcultural issues highlighted and the handling of issues arising in the process of transcultural counseling." --Contemporary Psychology "The fundamental assumptions made by the authors . . . are evident throughout the book and highlight the need for the reader to question their personal stance on these issues. This in itself is a useful exercise for the transcultural counsellor. . . . This book meets its aim of providing guidelines of good practice in counselling." --New Community
Category: Psychology

Gestalt Counselling In Action

Author : Petruska Clarkson
ISBN : UOM:39015018632524
Genre : Psychology
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The Gestalt approach to counselling recognizes that human functioning is biologically and socially need-based, and operates in a cyclical fashion. As one need is fulfilled, another arises, itself seeking fulfilment. If this natural cycle is interrupted, difficulties occur. This book provides a clear guide to Gestalt therapy. It is designed to follow the developmental stages in the counselling process; Petruska Clarkson relates the cycle of formation and destruction to the different stages, and provides extensive examples of treatment and the specific techniques appropriate to each step and to different kinds of clients.
Category: Psychology

Standards And Ethics For Counselling In Action

Author : Tim Bond
ISBN : UOM:39015033081111
Genre : Psychology
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Full of practical information and procedural guidelines, backed up by useful codes of ethics and practice, this book covers the major responsibilities which both trainee and practising counsellors must be aware of before they take on clients. Examining issues fundamental to the process of counselling, Tim Bond covers such topics as confidentiality, the legal aspects of counselling, suicidal clients, record keeping and the importance of adequate supervision. He outlines the values and ethical principles inherent in counselling and points out that the counsellor is at the centre of a series of responsibilities: to the client, to him//herself as a counsellor, to other counsellors and colleagues and to the wider community. A wi
Category: Psychology

Key Issues For Counselling In Action

Author : Windy Dryden
ISBN : UOM:39015047481422
Genre : Psychology
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`A stimulating and valuable book′ - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling This concise and practical book tackles the key issues which all counsellors, regardless of their theoretical orientation, encounter in the counselling process from its beginning to its termination. It assesses and provides views on some of the major challenges common to any counselling process such as structuring, trust, evaluation, the reluctant client, improving the counselling relationship, transference and countertransference.
Category: Psychology

Online Counselling And Guidance Skills

Author : Jane Evans
ISBN : 9781446244241
Genre : Business & Economics
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Additional online material can be found by clicking on the button above. 'A very practical text that provides professionals new to this arena with a good introduction to what they can expect to encounter in online work. The book contains numerous thought-provoking examples and exercises for those contemplating work in virtual arenas' - Terry Hanley, Lecturer in Counselling, University of Manchester `It's tempting to think that face-to-face experience translates straightforwardly to online work. But it doesn't. Jane Evans shows how many different aspects there are to counselling on-line... My advice would be, don't attempt it until you have worked through this book' - Professor Michael Jacobs, author of Psychodynamic Counselling in Action Counsellors - and other professionals who provide emotional support and guidance - are increasingly working online. The difference between online and face-to-face interaction with clients is vast and practitioners need to equip themselves with specialist knowledge and skills to ensure that they are being effective. Online Counselling and Guidance Skills is the first book to deal with the practicalities of this mode of working. It looks at how practitioners need to adapt their basic counselling skills to the online environment and guides them through the process of setting up, defining and maintaining a working relationship with a client within professional, ethical and legal boundaries. Case studies and extracts from online sessions show how the skills are put into practice, while practical exercises and points for further consideration help readers to develop their own knowledge and skills. Until now, books and articles have generally focused on the therapeutic work done by counsellors online. However, this book addresses people who use counselling skills in a wide range of contexts; including counselling, education, mental health, social care and careers guidance.
Category: Business & Economics