Praise for the previous edition:
This book covers many of the current approaches, issues and trends within modern-day Counselling and Psychotherapy. It is research-informed, and its contributors are the current leading proponents and researchers in their field. This is a useful volume, for all who work in the field of psychological healing, to have on their professional bookcase as a source of reference and referral.
The earlier editions of this comprehensive Handbook were the best and most comprehensive of the overviews of the discipline. Encyclopaedic in its scope, this new edition is exceptional in providing expert introductions to updated and brand new chapters by leading scholars. It is an essential reference for browsing and for concise reviews of everything practitioners and students might need to find out more about in the field.
The latest edition of this classic reference work is encyclopedic and authoritative, but filled with pithy descriptions and lively examples. It is both deeply rooted in the history of the field and up-to-date with exciting new entries. The editors should be proud of the gift they have crafted for the current generation of counselling and psychotherapy students as well as practitioners.
Bringing new insight into contemporary presenting issues, approaches and provision, this updated Handbook presents a stunning collection of material about every aspect of modern-day counselling and psychotherapy. The range of perspective and the standard of authorship is simply breath-taking, and the book is a gold-standard reference text for trainers, providers and trainees alike.