Introduction to Counselling Skills: Text and Activities / Edition 3

Introduction to Counselling Skills: Text and Activities / Edition 3

by Richard Nelson-Jones
     
 

Introduction to Counselling Skills, third edition is designed to help readers acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective helping relationships, using an easy-to-follow, three-stage model. Richard Nelson-Jones details each stage in the helping process, using examples to demonstrate counselling skills in a variety of contexts. Showing how skills work in… See more details below

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Introduction to Counselling Skills, third edition is designed to help readers acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective helping relationships, using an easy-to-follow, three-stage model. Richard Nelson-Jones details each stage in the helping process, using examples to demonstrate counselling skills in a variety of contexts. Showing how skills work in practice and the diversity of issues they can help to address, this book covers: what counselling skills are, improving listening skills, assessing feelings, thinking and communication, improving thinking skills and communication skills, conducting sessions, ethical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847873392
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Activities
Preface
Pt. 1Introduction1
1What are Counselling Skills?3
2Creating Your Mind21
3Creating Your Communication and Feelings45
4Helping as a Process66
5Learning Counselling Skills82
Pt. 2The Relating Stage101
6Helping Relationships103
7Improving Your Listening123
8Starting the Helping Process149
Pt. 3The Understanding Stage169
9Clarifying Understanding171
10Expanding Understanding190
Pt. 4The Changing Stage211
11Setting Goals and Planning213
12Strategies for Changing Communication and Actions230
13Strategies for Changing Thinking249
14Conducting Sessions and Ending Helping266
Pt. 5Practical Considerations285
15Introduction to Ethical Issues287
16Becoming More Skilled and Human305
A Glossary of Helping Terms323
Bibliography333
Name Index337
Subject Index338

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