Introduction to Counselling Skills: Text and Activities / Edition 1

Introduction to Counselling Skills: Text and Activities / Edition 1

by Richard Nelson-Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761961860

ISBN-13: 9780761961864

Pub. Date: 10/01/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

Overview

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:
9780761961864
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of activities vii

Preface ix

'Guided tour' of pedagogical features xii

Part 1 Introduction 1

1 Who are counsellors and helpers? 3

2 Creating communication skills and feelings 11

3 Creating mind skills 19

4 The counselling and helping process 31

5 Counselling and helping relationships 39

Part 2 The Relating Stage 49

6 Understanding the internal frame of reference 51

7 Showing attention and interest 59

8 Reflecting feelings 67

9 Starting the counselling and helping process 79

10 Managing resistance and making referrals 89

Part 3 The Understanding Stage 97

11 Assessing feelings and physical reactions 99

12 Assessing thinking 109

13 Assessing communication and actions 121

14 Challenges, feedback and self-disclosure 127

15 Monitoring, summarizing and identifying skills 135

Part 4 The Changing Stage 145

16 Helping to solve problems 147

17 Coaching skills: speaking, demonstrating and rehearsing 153

18 Improving communication and actions 163

19 Improving thinking 173

20 Negotiating homework 185

21 Conducting middle sessions 191

22 Terminating counselling and helping 201

Part 5 Further Considerations 211

23 Relaxation interventions 213

24 Managing crises 219

25 Diversity in counselling and helping 225

26 Ethical issues and dilemmas 235

27 Training groups, supervision and support 247

28 Counselling theory and research 257

29 Becoming more skilled and human 265

Glossary 277

References 291

Name index 297

Subject index 299

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