An essential read for anyone studying mental health
This is a great book exploring mental health. It has relevant statistics on mental health issues. this will compliment learners studying counselling and mental health. Although it is much more geered to intergrative and CBT counselling rather than Person Centred.It quotes the DSMIV and this is good although the DSM has now been revised to the fifth edition information can still be used.
An extremely useful introduction for counselling students into the wider area of the mental health profession. This book provides a common language for counsellors working alongside other professionals, particularly in the medical field.
The Book has been used for students undertaking AMHP training.
this textbook provides students with a good grounding in working with a range of 'mental health issues' within a counselling context.
This will be a useful recourse for students to look at the connections with Mental Health and talking therapies. If only to explore how counselling sits within this relationship.
With BACP new standards for training courses this book is essential as it covers a comprehensive range of issues surrounding mental health and drugs (prescription and recreational). Chapters are set out clearly and the activities are useful as discussion points.
Excellent textbook which could be used in a number of modules
excellent introduction to the field of mental health and usefully places Counselling within that relationship