Co-published with the CPCAB, this highly practical book is a comprehensive training guide based around 7 core processes of practitioner development. This will appeal to learners on diploma courses at Level 4 and above. 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 study
Chapter 14: Recording a counselling session and analysing a transcript
Part III: Professional Issues
Chapter 15: What If?
Chapter 16: What Next?