Counselling Adolescents: The Proaction Approach For Young People (4th Edition)
This is the definitive guide to counselling adolescents. Now in its fourth edition, this bestseller has introduced thousands of trainees and practitioners to the theory, principals, skills and techniques of proactively counselling this client group. New to the...
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This is the definitive guide to counselling adolescents. Now in its fourth edition, this bestseller has introduced thousands of trainees and practitioners to the theory, principals, skills and techniques of proactively counselling this client group.
New to the fourth edition:
- A new chapter on the contemporary context of adolescence, exploring the challenges, opportunities and influences facing young people today.
- A new chapter on the use of technology when counselling young people
- Useful links to relevant online resources at the end of each chapter
- Updates to all chapters reflecting more recent understanding, research and literature
- Additional case studies to help trainees apply theory and strategies to practice
A multi-disciplinary book which recognises that a diversity of needs requires a diversity of approaches and skills, it uses case studies and examples to demonstrate this in a variety of settings. It is essential reading for trainees and practitioners in counselling, social work, the allied health professions and education.
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 (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.