Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors
Edition 7 ed
Publication Date 1 Sep 2011
OverviewBasic Personal Counselling is an easy-to-read introduction to counselling skills for both professional and volunteer counsellors and workers in the helping professions. Fully up-to-date, and reflecting current best practice, this Australian text: Introduces counselling skills in a logical sequence and provides practical examples of the skills in action; shows how combining counselling skills using an integrative approach can produce change; discusses the processes of change involved in counselling; provides approaches for counselling people with specific problems such as anger, depression, grief, or suicidal ideation; discusses professional issues including confidentiality, ethics, record-keeping, arrangement of a counselling room, the need to care for yourself and the importance and use of supervision.