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A Student's Guide to Therapeutic Counselling

A Student's Guide to Therapeutic Counselling

November 2019 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Co-published with the CPCAB, this highly practical book is a comprehensive training guide based around the 7 areas that students have to evidence in order to become accredited. It offers a firm foundation of knowledge and skills, looks at practice issues, helps with study, and also answers the most common questions students have when training.
Part I: Training to be a counsellor
Chapter 1: Working ethically and safely as a counselling professional
Chapter 2: The therapeutic relationship
Chapter 3: Working with client diversity in counselling work
Chapter 4: A User-centred Approach
Chapter 5: Working with self-awareness
Chapter 6: Counselling Skills and theory
Chapter 7: Working self reflectively
Part II: Practice Issues
Chapter 8: The counselling training placement
Chapter 9: Placement supervision
Chapter 10: Agency requirements
Chapter 11: Personal therapy requirements
Chapter 12: Trainee self-care and avoidance of burnout
Chapter 13: Writing a case studdy
Chapter 14: Recording a counselling session and analysing a transcript
Part III: Professional Issues
Chapter 11: What If?
1. Touch  
2. Time Boundaries  
3. Placement Ethics  
4. Judgements  
5. Client changing mind  
6. Gifts  
7. Boundaries outside of counselling sessions  
8. Dual relationship  
9. Dress  
10. Fitness to practice  
11. Attracted to client  
12. Confidentiality and assisted suicide  
13. Virtual reality, social media, internet, email, texts  
14. Session cost  
Chapter 12: What Next?

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