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Basic Personal Counselling (7th Edition)

Paperback|Sep 2011
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Basic Personal Counselling is an easy-to-read introduction to counselling skills for both professional and volunteer counsellors and workers in the helping professions. Fully up-to-date, and reflecting current best practice, this Australian text: - Introduces counselling skills in a logical sequence...


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Basic Personal Counselling is an easy-to-read introduction to counselling skills for both professional and volunteer counsellors and workers in the helping professions. Fully up-to-date, and reflecting current best practice, this Australian text:
- Introduces counselling skills in a logical sequence and provides practical examples of the skills in action
- Shows how combining counselling skills using an integrative approach can produce change
- Discusses the processes of change involved in counselling
- Provides approaches for counselling people with specific problems such as anger, depression, grief, or suicidal ideation
- Discusses professional issues including confidentiality, ethics, record-keeping, arrangement of a counselling room, the need to care for yourself and the importance and use of supervision.

NEW TO THIS EDITION
- Greater emphasis on respecting the person seeking help
- A new chapter addresses counselling those troubled by addiction
- All skills chapters now include improved and expanded training group exercises for use by training group facilitators.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I - The nature and purpose of counselling
1 What is counselling?
2 The counselling relationship
3 Influence of the counsellor's values

Part II - Foundation skills
4 Learning foundation skills
5 Joining and listening
6 Reflection of content (paraphrasing)
7 Reflection of feelings
8 Reflection of content and feelings
9 Use and abuse of questions
10 Summarising
11 Matching language and metaphor
12 Creating comfortable closure

Part III - Promoting change
13 Various approaches to counselling
14 Working collaboratively
15 An integrative approach to helping a person change
16 Combining skills to facilitate the change process

Part IV - Additional skills for promoting change
17 Normalising
18 Using the 'here and now' experience
19 Confrontation
20 Challenging self-destructive beliefs
21 Externalising
22 Solution-focused counselling skills
23 Exploring polarities
24 Reframing
25 Making decisions
26 Facilitating action
27 Experiential counselling skills
28 Facilitating relaxation

Part V - Dealing with particular problems
29 Counselling those troubled by addiction
30 Counselling those troubled by anger
31 Counselling those troubled by depression
32 Counselling those troubled by grief and loss

Part VI - Telephone counselling and crisis intervention
33 Telephone counselling
34 Crisis intervention
35 Responding to suicidal intentions

Part - VII Professional issues
36 The counselling environment
37 Keeping records of counselling sessions
38 Cultural issues
39 Confidentiality and other ethical issues
40 Counsellor training and the need for supervision
41 Looking after yourself

TARGET AUDIENCE
This resource supports the delivery of:
- CHCCOM302C Communicate appropriately with clients and colleagues
- CHCCSL503A Facilitate the counselling relationship
- CHCTC302A Provide client-centred telephone counselling

It is useful for the delivery of:
- CHCCSL501A Work within a structured counselling framework
- CHCTC403A Provide telephone counselling in crisis situations.


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Kathryn Geldard

Dr Kathryn (Kitty) Geldard is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. She has previously worked in private practice as a Child and Family Therapist and at the Child and Youth Mental Health Service in Queensland as a Psychotherapist. She carried out research on Adolescent Peer Counselling to gain her PhD, has a Masters Degree in Counselling, and is a registered Occupational Therapist in Australia. She worked and trained in the United States and in Australia to work with children and adolescents psychotherapeutically.

David Geldard

David Geldard (MAPS Member of Australian Psychological Society) is a Counsellor and Psychologist who has a particular interest in training counsellors in ways to work with emotionally and behaviourally disturbed children and adolescents. He is currently focusing on the production of educational resources for counsellors and psychologists including Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors (6th edition), Counselling children: A Practical Introduction, Practical Counselling Skills and Counselling Adolescents.

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