Counselling Young Binge Drinkers : Person-Centred Dialogues book cover
1st Edition

Counselling Young Binge Drinkers
Person-Centred Dialogues

ISBN 9781846190599
Published March 1, 2006 by CRC Press
216 Pages

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Book Description

Young binge drinkers are becoming more and more common in society today. By using case studies with fictitious clients, this timely and much needed book offers the reflective thoughts and feelings of both client and counselor in a user-friendly format. Counselors and psychotherapists who practice, or are interested in, the person-centered approach, will find this book invaluable - particularly those who work with young people. It also provides vital information for youth leaders, teachers and parents of young people, and counselors and therapists in training.


"Extremely well written… [it] reads like a can’t-put-it-down novel."
—Richard Velleman, Consultant , Clinical Psychologist, Director, Mental Health, Research & Development Unit, University of Bath

"Vivid. … opens a window to see and feel the intricacies of individual psychotherapy…."
—Peter Wilson, Retired Director of "Young Minds"

"Sheds light on the complexity of the issues that underlie persistent and destructive self-harming behaviours."
—Robin D. Everall, PhD, Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology, Canada