Counselling Skills For Dummies

Counselling Skills For Dummies

by Gail Evans
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Counselling Skills For Dummies by Gail Evans

Discover the practical skills for helping others.

Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communicating well, Counselling Skills For Dummies provides the perfect introduction to the practical basics of counselling. Starting with a thorough guide to the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to become a ‘listening helper’, the book goes on to provide a framework for a counselling session, helping you to successfully manage a potentially daunting process.

Counselling Skills For Dummies, 2nd Edition:

  • Illustrates how you can create a positive relationship between listener and speaker
  • Teaches you how to structure a helping conversation
  • Explains how asking the right questions are important to the progression of the relationship between speaker and listener
  • Shows how you can better understand yourself, which is a crucial step in ensuring that you break down your own barriers to listening

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118657324
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 362
Sales rank: 1,255,023
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gail Evans is a Licensed Counsellor with more than 30 years' clinical experience. A former Head of the Counselling Studies Unit at Sheffield Hallam University, Gail now works as Programme Director at The Academy: Sheffield Psychotherapy and Counselling Education (SPACE), a new institute for teaching counselling and related subjects. She is also co-founder of Cornerstone Counselling and Therapy Centre, based in Sheffield.

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Counselling Skills For Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Polishprincess More than 1 year ago
Quite frankly i do not understand why books as such are not given as holiday gifts !1 you just might make a difference is ones life for better! counselling for dummies is a excellent book for all wanting to go down this great path in lfie!! this is a great book i really enjoyed this book greatly!!!
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