Integrative and Eclectic Counselling and Psychotherapy, Paperback Book

Integrative and Eclectic Counselling and Psychotherapy Paperback

Edited by Stephen Palmer, Ray Woolfe

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Stephen Palmer is Joint award winner of the Annual Counselling Psychology Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Counselling Psychology in Britain for 2000. `The editors' support for the integrative project is clear, but the book will hold its own with the sceptics too.

I recommend it' - Counselling at WorkThis innovative and timely book examines the issues and ideas surrounding integration and eclecticism in a therapeutic context, and provides a detailed account of a wide range of approaches in use. Following an exploration of the origins of integrative and eclectic processes, 10 approaches are explained in detail.

Chapters on each approach: describe its central concepts, assumptions and therapeutic goals; outline its view of how psychological disturbance is acquired, perpetuated and resolved; examine how the theory relates to practice - including examples of typical sessions and case studies; and consider which clients might benefit. Further chapters explore the implications of using integrative and eclectic approaches for training, supervision, for working in a time-limited context and from a multicultural perspective.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Counselling & advice services
  • ISBN: 9780761957997

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