Skills in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
- Janet Tolan - Consultant, private practice
- Rose Cameron - University of Edinburgh, UK
Counselling Skills | Counselling and Psychotherapy (General) | Person Centred Counselling
This bestselling classic has guided thousands of students and practitioners step-by-step through the skills and theory of the person-centred approach. Fully updated, this Third Edition includes numerous new exercises and case studies, a thoroughly-revised chapter on recent debates and developments, as well as two important new chapters on:
· Politics, Prejudice, Power and Privilege
· Client Perception
It remains an essential introduction for those beginning their training as well as more experienced practitioners keen to expand their range.
The new edition of Skills in Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy provides an invaluable introduction to the skills and awareness that are necessary in order to provide an effective helping relationship to individuals struggling to overcome problems in living. Janet Tolan clearly explains key concepts using vivid examples drawn from extensive professional experience. This book is essential reading for anyone setting out to become a counsellor or psychotherapist, or embarking on a career in social work, teaching or healthcare.
This revised edition of a classic in person-centred therapy combines both an accessible introduction to becoming a practitioner, and an up to date, socially situated, and academically rigorous essential guide.
It is rare to find a single volume that allows beginning students to reflect on their own experience, while remaining academically and theoretically rigorous. A genuine must have for any serious student.
The reader can expect to be fully engaged with the ideas offered in the new chapter. This book is an essential read for any new therapist.
This book is a wonderful resource, very well written, up to date and comprehensively researched. A 'must' for every person-centred course reading list.
A classic. We used the previous edition and I have no reason to change to an alternative. Janet Tolan has inspired so many counselling trainees over the years.
Profound, centered great resource for understanding person centered approach
Makes the link between counselling skills and person-centred theory very clear. Doesn't avoid the more complex aspects of Rogers theory of development, but makes this accessible and relevant to new readers.
This is a good book, ideal for all counselling students and trainees alike. Grounded in person-centred principles, it provides a clear and concise overview of the approach and assists the reader develop their skills by demonstrating how these might be used effectively in a helping relationship.
highly relevant, useful and helpful for skills
This is an accessible text which explains some of the more challenging components of person-centred counselling in a clear and readable manner with appropriate case studies throughout. I would recommend this to Psychology undergraduates who are looking for a concise yet well-written introduction to both the theory and skills of the person-centred approach.
Clear and concise text. Students really liked this book
Sample Materials & Chapters
Skills in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy: The Theoretical Framework