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 counselling relationship
Chapter 3: Working with client diversity
Chapter 4: A User-centred Approach
Chapter 5: Self-awareness in the counselling process
Chapter 6: Counselling Skills and theory
Chapter 7: Working self reflectively
Part II: Practice Issues
Chapter 8: Finding a Placement
Chapter 9: Personal Therapy Requirements
Chapter 10: Supervision
Part III: Professional Issues
Chapter 11: What If?
Chapter 12: What Next?