Handbook of Counselling Psychology / Edition 3

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This Third Edition of a seminal text reflects new developments with counseling psychology. It covers areas such as neuroscience, narrative approaches and post-modernist thinking. The six sections include tradition, challenge and change in counseling psychology, difference and discrimination, and professional and ethical issues. Special attention has been paid to the research evidence, current issues and debates, theoretical and philosophical underpinnings, political and resource issues, and illustrative case material.

Appropriate for: Psychology Graduate Students, Psychologists.

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A detailed survey of contemporary counseling psychology in Britain, its theories and practices, its methodology, contexts of practices, psychological interventions, and social, professional, and ethical issues. A section on perspectives on practice outlines paradigms in the field including psychodynamic, humanistic, feminist, and constructivist counseling. For trainee counseling psychologists and experienced practitioners. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847870780
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/8/2009
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 712
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach. He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT.

He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel.

He is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Table of Contents

The Nature and Development of Counselling Psychology - Sheelagh Strawbridge and Ray Woolfe
'Disorder' and Its Discontents - Barbara Douglas
What Is Evidence? - Sarah Corrie
Interpreting Case Material - John Davy
Psychodynamic Approaches - Rosemary Rizq
Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches - Diana Sanders
Humanistic Approaches - Simon Du Plock
A Narrative Approach to Counselling Psychology - John Davy
Towards Integration - Maja O’Brien
Cross-Cultural Counselling Psychology - Zak Eleftheriadou
Feminist Perspectives - Carolyn Kagan, Carol Tindall and Julia Robinson
Relational Trauma - Lynne Jordan
Sexual Identities: Meanings for Counselling Psychology Practice - Martin Milton and Colin Hicks
The Life Course: A Neo-Pragmatic Meta-Model of Usefulness - Leonie Sugarman
Children and Young People - Samantha Heywood
Psychological Counselling with Young Adults - Cassie Cooper
Working with Families - Katrina Alilovic and Sarah Yassine
Midlife Issues - Simon Biggs
Psychological Therapy with Older Adults - Fiona Goudie
Counselling Psychology in the NHS - Pam James and Alan Bellamy
Counselling Psychology in the Workplace - Stephen Palmer and Kristina Gyllensten
Working in Private Practice - Jacqui Porter
Forensic Settings - Clive Sims
Counselling Psychology in Educational Settings - Dee Danchev
Community Psychology: Linking the Individual with the Community - Carolyn Kagan, Carol Tindall and Julia Robinson
Ethical Issues - Carol Shillito-Clarke
Legal Frameworks - Diane Hammersley
Training and Professional Development - Peter Martin
Personal Development - Rosemary Rizq
Supervision - Ray Woolfe and Margaret Tholstrup
The Collaborative Use of Psychometric Assessment - Susan van Scoyoc
The Interface between Psychopharmacological and Psychotherapeutic Approaches - Diane Hammersley
Attachment and Its Relationship to Mind, Brain, Trauma and the Therapeutic Endeavour - Mary Heller
The Future of Counselling Psychology - Ralph Goldstein
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