Skills in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Tolan (Liverpool John Moores University) defines some of the skills counselors can use to establish empathic understanding, a congruent frame of reference, unconditional positive regard, and both cognitive and emotional contact with a client. She illustrates how these skills can be applied in the therapeutic process to help clients become more aware and accepting of themselves. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
About the Author
Janet Tolan is a consultant and private pracititioner in Manchester. She has worked extensively in education and training, most recently as leader of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Masters programme at Liverpool John Moores University.
Table of ContentsThe Theoretical FrameworkEmpathy Empathic UnderstandingCongruenceCongruence in PracticeUnconditional Positive Regard Psychological Contact - Basic and Cognitive Contact Psychological Contact - Emotional and Subtle Contact The Therapeutic ProcessBeginnings and EndingsProfessional IssuesManaging the Work in an OrganizationEthical PracticeDebates and Developments in Practice