Counselling Students

A Psychodynamic Perspective

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Author: Ravi Rana

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137234091

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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Counselling Students: A Psychodynamic Perspective delivers an introduction to the main psychological and developmental factors that affect students and how these typically influence and shape their experiences at university. Using a psychodynamic model, it provides a clear account, rich in illustrations, of the various emotional and developmental issues that underlie the problems that students encounter and the role of counselling in dealing with these problems. The book will be particularly helpful to individuals with a personal or professional interest in student welfare who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the psychological issues that affect the development and well being of students.

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People

A Psychodynamic Approach

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Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113706398X

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

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Building on the success of Working with the Elderly and their Carers, this new edition pursues an in depth understanding of therapy with older people. A wide range of clinical material and 3 new chapters draw on developments in psychodynamic theory and the author's experience to offer valuable insights for trainees and experienced practitioners.

Supervision in Counselling and Psychotherapy

An Introduction

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Author: Ms Liz Omand

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364497

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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Supervision is essential for counsellors and psychotherapists, but it can create emotional pressures and practical dilemmas. This book offers a sympathetic introduction to supervision that helps the reader to think through these complex issues. Rooted in the psychodynamic tradition, this book provides the reader with a sophisticated understanding of theory whilst exploring the principles that underpin good practice. The text gives useful insights into the conflicts and possibilities offered by supervision to both supervisor and supervisee. Drawing on case studies taken directly from the author's own experience, the individual chapters consider issues in a variety of settings, from group supervision and supervising in institutions, to working with difference and supervising those with clients in crisis. Thought-provoking and enjoyable to read, this book encourages the reader to reflect on their own practice. It is an ideal text for those beginning to supervise as well as for experienced practitioners looking to refresh their knowledge and skills.

Working With Adolescents and Young Adults

A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach

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Author: Stephen Briggs

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137124687

Category: Psychology

Page: 232

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The first edition of this popular book won praise for successfully exploring the inner world of contemporary adolescence. The new edition now also examines issues including self-harm, depression and body image disturbance. Drawing on a flexible psychodynamic approach, it gives evidence-based guidance for both experienced practitioners and students.

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People

An Introduction

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Author: Sue Kegerreis

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137057114

Category: Psychology

Page: 216

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Introducing key psychodynamic theory, concepts and techniques, this text examines the challenges and opportunities of counselling adolescents and children. The book explores a wide variety of settings and contexts, from schools to community projects and mental health services. It is an invaluable guide for counsellors and therapists at all levels.

Counselling Couples and Families

A Person-Centred Approach

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Author: Charles J O'Leary

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446225259

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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Reader's comments: `Then along comes your book - lands on my desk like a gift, which I have barely put down since. It stopped me searching for external answers, helped me to dig into the knowledge, philosophy and way of working which already existed in me. I draw on it all the time for inspiration and a way of grounding me in the tentative moments of working towards a delicate connection with the families I encounter. I have a lot to be thankful to you for - I have now developed a way of working which seems helpful and which enables those around me to find a way forward, but perhaps most of all I finally feel comfortable and free to be the same counsellor I am with individuals - Hurrah!' - Kim Barber, Counsellor Lecturers' comments: 'A fascinating book which combines couple counselling with person-centred counselling. Will be recommended reading for social work students working with couple relationships' 'Very readible. Useful for students of counselling beyomd the 'title' focus of couples and families' `The only book on couple and family counselling from the person-centred approach' `This book is unique in its articulation of family therapy and the person-centred approach. It is also engaging in the way couples and the families come to life through Charlie O'Leary's acute and sensitive observation. It is an essential text in any person-centred therapy library'- Dave Mearns, University of Strathclyde `Compelling reading... I liked this book. It is intelligent, thought-provoking, occasionally funny and a delight to read. I warmed to the author's passion for the work of Carl Rogers.... All Relate counsellors will find something of value - even the strict psychodynamic practitioners' - Relate News `The author deserves congratulations on his easy, readable style. This will ensure that the book will be read, rather than simply browsed by many' - Sexual and Relationship Therapy `Provides a very good introduction for counsellors in working with families.' - British Journal of Guidance & Counselling `In this highly readable text, the theory and practice of counselling couples and families are successfully integrated with principles from the Rogerian/person-centred approach. In this sense the book is unique: although a lot of counsellors in fact practice relational therapy from a person-centred perspective, until now, no basic text was available in this field' - Alfons Vansteenwegen, INTAMS Review In this unique book, the theory and practice of counselling couples and families are integrated with principles from the person-centred approach. With numerous examples from actual sessions, the book clearly illustrates the key issues that couples and families face, and the ways in which the counsellor can help them to resolve these to their own satisfaction. Written primarily from the viewpoint of working with couples and families, issues specific to relational counselling are contrasted to those that arise when counselling individuals or non-related groups. The author then explores the process of relational counselling using the person-centred principles of empathy, congruence, unconditional positive regard and non-interference with the clients' actualizing tendency.

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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Author: Gerald Corey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495102083

Category: Education

Page: 592

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This revision of Gerald Corey’s bestselling text introduces students to the major theories of counseling (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, and postmodern approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to a single case (Stan). Corey’s eighth edition covers the major concepts of counseling theories, shows students how to apply those theories in practice, and helps them learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, Corey offers an easy-to-understand text that helps students compare and contrast the therapeutic models. This book is the center of a suite of products that include a revised student manual, a revised casebook, a new DVD titled Theory in Practice: The Case of Stan, The Art of Integrative Counseling, and CD-ROM. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation and Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition

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Author: Fong Chan

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826198678

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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The only text about counseling theories and techniques developed specifically for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and practitioners, this book is now fully updated with a focus on evidence-based practice. It reflects the great strides made in incorporating research-based knowledge into counseling/therapy interventions since the first edition’s publication nearly 10 years ago. The book disseminates the expertise of many of the most esteemed leaders and academic scholars in rehabilitation counseling. These authors emphasize state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of various counseling approaches and techniques for people with and without disabilities. New topics include evidence-based practice related to counseling/psychotherapy and motivational interviewing. Methodologies include person-centered counseling, solution-focused brief therapy, gestalt therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapies, psychodynamic therapy, and an Adlerian approach. The book describes basic counseling skills for rehabilitation, including motivational interviewing, group procedures, family counseling, and career and vocational counseling. Also addressed are counseling for individuals with substance abuse disorders, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and multicultural issues in counseling. Additionally, the book covers such professional issues as supervision in rehabilitation settings and managing risk. Case studies highlight the application of theories and techniques, and each chapter also includes learning objectives and discussion exercises. Accompanying ancillaries include an instructor’s manual containing a sample syllabus, an item bank for developing quizzes and exams, and classroom exercises, and PowerPoint presentations for each chapter. The text also serves as a valuable reference for rehabilitation and related health professions such as nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and social work. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Emphasizes state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of leading rehabilitation counseling theories and techniques Focuses on counseling theories and techniques regarding rehabilitation and health and chronic illness and disability Serves as a text for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and a reference for rehabilitation counseling professionals Includes new chapters on evidence-based practice regarding counseling and therapy and motivational interviewing Instructor’s manual and PowerPoint presentations Fong Chan, PhD, CRC, received his PhD in rehabilitation counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1983. He is a full professor and director of clinical training (PhD Rehabilitation Psychology Program) in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is also the codirector of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Evidence-Based Vocational Rehabilitation Practices. Before joining the faculty at University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1992, he was on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology for 4 years and the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for 5 years. He is a certified rehabilitation counselor, a licensed psychologist, and a fellow in the American Psychological Association. Dr. Chan has more than 30 years of experience conducting applied rehabilitation research in the topical areas of psychosocial interventions, demand-side employment, transition and postsecondary education, evidence-based practice, and research methodologies. Dr. Chan has published over 250 refereed journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he is the editor of four textbooks: Case Management for Rehabilitation Health Professionals; Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals; Understanding Psychosocial Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Handbook for Evidence-Based Practitioners in Rehabilitation; and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation: A Concise Guide to the Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling. He also served as the co-chair for the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration’s 33rd Institute for Rehabilitation Issues on Evidence-Based Practice. Norman L. Berven, PhD, is professor emeritus in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin–Madison, having served on the faculty since 1976, and he has chaired the rehabilitation psychology program for more than 20 years. He previously held positions as a rehabilitation counselor at the San Mateo County Mental Health Service in California (now the San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services), as a research associate at the ICD Rehabilitation and Research Center (now the Institute for Career Development) in New York City, and as an assistant professor at Seton Hall University. He is licensed as a psychologist and as a professional counselor by the state of Wisconsin and also holds the certified rehabilitation counselor credential. He is a fellow in the American Psychological Association and is a member of several professional associations in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education. He has published more than 80 journal articles and book chapters on topics related to rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education and training. He has received the James F. Garrett Award for a Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research from the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), the ARCA Distinguished Professional Award, the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award, and 10 ARCA Research Awards. He has also received distinguished alumni awards from the Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa and from the rehabilitation psychology program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Kenneth R. Thomas, DEd, received his undergraduate and graduate education at Penn State University and his psychoanalytic education at the Center for Psychoanalytic Study in Chicago. Prior to receiving his doctoral degree, Dr. Thomas worked as a rehabilitation counselor for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation at the Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Center in Johnstown. Following a 1-year academic appointment in the counselor education program at Penn State, he joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. At Wisconsin, he held several administrative positions, including chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, chair of the Department of Therapeutic Science, and director of the Educational and Psychological Training Center within the School of Education. He was awarded professor emeritus status at the university in 2002. He has published three books and more than 125 refereed journal articles and book chapters in the areas of counseling, rehabilitation, disability, and psychoanalysis. He is a past president of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), a fellow in three divisions of the American Psychological Association, and a recipient of the James Garrett Award for a Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research from the ARCA. He has also received the University of Wisconsin School of Education Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, and he holds Alumni Fellow status at Penn State University.

An Introduction to Psychodynamic Counselling

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Author: Laurence Spurling

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780333960219

Category: Psychology

Page: 168

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This exciting addition to the Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy series provides an authoritative and accessible introduction to psychodynamic counselling and its basic principles. Laurence Spurling examines the basic assumptions underlying the psychodynamic approach, its main theoretical ideas and principles of practice, the techniques associated with it and ways of thinking about the conduct of counselling. Making a distinctive contribution to the literature in this area, he also looks at two major themes, namely the involvement of counsellors working with clients with severe emotional and psychological problems and the influence of organizational settings on counselling work. This book will prove an essential guide for both students and practitioners of counselling or psychotherapy, along with those from other professions, such as teachers and nurses, who are called upon to use counselling skills in their work

Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice

Skills, Strategies, and Techniques

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Author: John Sommers-Flanagan,Rita Sommers-Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118289048

Category: Psychology

Page: 592

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A comprehensive, in-depth exploration of the origins, contemporary developments, and applications to practice related to each major counseling theory Fully revised and updated, Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, Second Edition is complete with useful learning aids, instructions for ongoing assessment, and valuable case studies—all designed to facilitate comprehension and lead to effective, ethical practice. The Second Edition features: New chapters on Family Systems Theory and Therapy as well as Gestalt Theory and Therapy Extended case examples in each of the twelve Theory chapters A treatment planning section that illustrates how specific theories can be used in problem formulation, specific interventions, and potential outcomes assessment Deeper and more continuous examination of gender and cultural issues An evidence-based status section in each Theory chapter focusing on what we know from the scientific research with the goal of developing critical thinking skills A new section on "Outcome Measures" that provides ideas on how client outcomes can be tracked using practice-based evidence Showcasing the latest research, theory, and evidence-based practice, Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, Second Edition is an engaging and illuminating text. "John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have done it again! In the revised Second Edition of their popular book, they have masterfully organized and written a compelling text that will appeal to students and faculty alike. The Second Edition is thoroughly pragmatic with careful attention to research and evidence-based literature. Much to the delight of readers, extensive case analyses that illustrate major theoretical concepts abound." —Sherry Cormier, PhD, Professor Emerita, West Virginia University, coauthor of Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers "John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have written an exceptionally practical text for students wishing to learn usable counseling principles. Their excellent scholarship is balanced by a superb treatment of counseling theory that includes a review of the strengths, limitations, and means for implementing the systems represented." —Robert Wubbolding, EdD, Professor Emeritus, Xavier University; Director, Center for Reality Therapy; author of Reality Therapy (Theories of Psychotherapy Series) "This introductory text is written with extraordinary care and attention to detail. Not only is it one of the best resources I know of for in-depth coverage of classical therapeutic theory, it is also one of the best at illuminating cutting-edge developments, both in theory and application. Readers will greatly benefit from the clarity, comprehensiveness, and personal perceptiveness of this engaging introductory guide." —Kirk J. Schneider, PhD, Faculty, Saybrook University; Vice President, Existential-Humanistic Institute; coauthor of Existential-Humanistic Therapy and editor of Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy