Counselling Adolescents: The Proactive Approach for Young People / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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.
|Edition description:||Fourth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community. She is the author of a number of textbooks on counselling and has several years experience in supervising and training counsellors.
David Geldard has an international reputation as a counselling psychologist and for his work in counselling children and their families.
Rebecca Yin Foo is an educational and developmental psychologist who specialises in working with children and families.
Table of ContentsPreface to the fourth editionUnderstanding the young personThe nature of adolescenceThe influence of childhood experiencesYoung people’s environmentsChallenges for young peopleThe contemporary context of adolescenceThe development of mental health problemsProactive counselling for young peopleMaking counselling relevant for young peopleFoundations of the proactive approachThe proactive process for counselling young peopleMaking use of adolescent communication processesUseful counselling micro-skillsPromoting change in young peopleMaintaining a collaborative relationshipCounselling strategiesSymbolic strategiesCreative strategiesBehavioural and cognitive behavioural strategiesPsycho-educational strategiesThe use of technology when counselling young peopleProactive counselling in practiceProfessional and ethical issuesCase studies