The Person-Centred Approach to Therapeutic Change / Edition 1

The Person-Centred Approach to Therapeutic Change / Edition 1

by Michael McMillan
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SAGE Publications
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The Person-Centred Approach to Therapeutic Change / Edition 1

McMillan (Staffordshire U.) explores the theory and practice of person-centered counseling, with particular reference to the notion of change and how and why it occurs during the process of counseling. After a discussion of the person in person-centered counseling, chapters examine the change process within the client, the nature of the self-concept, and external value judgements and conditions of worth that contribute to the self-concept, and explain how to facilitate self-acceptance in clients and how to create a transcendental bond between client and counselor. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761948681
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Series: SAGE Therapeutic Change Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1The Concept of the Person: Vulnerable, yet Fundamentally Trustworthy1
2Personal Change Through Counselling: an Overview of the Process11
3The Evaluation of Experience22
4The Complex Nature of the Self-Concept31
5Experiencing and Psychological Movement: Why Change Occurs41
6The 'Necessary and Sufficient Conditions' for Facilitating Change53
7Beyond the 'Necessary and Sufficient Conditions': the Notion of Presence63
8The Challenge Facing the Client: Being Yourself in the Twenty-First Century71

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