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1st Edition

Clinical Counselling in Primary Care

Edited By

John Lees





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ISBN 9780415179546
Published March 16, 1999 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

Clinical Counselling in Primary Care examines the complexities and variety of uses of clinical counselling employed in a medical setting. With an estimated 2 in 3 GP sugeries now employing a counsellor or refering patients on a regular basis, this book tackles key debates head-on. It discusses a range of important clinical issues such as:
* therapeutic framework
* clinical work as part of the greater whole
* the need to develop suitable therapeutic models.
Clinical Counselling in Primary Care looks at possible developments in the future and argues for the improvement of the standing of counselling in relation to other primary care professsions.

Table of Contents

1 The postmodern context of counselling in general practice, 2 The culture of general practice and the therapeutic frame, 3 Holding the dance: a flexible approach to boundaries in general practice, 4 Counselling within a time limit in general practice, 5 A holistic approach to working in general practice, 6 The matrix at work: a post-Jungian approach to general practice counselling, 7 The generalized transference in general practice, 8 Counselling for patients with severe mental health problems in the general practice setting, 9 Working with different models, 10 Inter disciplinary collaboration for group therapy, 11 Evaluating clinical counselling in primary care and the future

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John Lees