1st Edition

Practical Counselling and Helping

By Philip Burnard Copyright 1999
    160 Pages
    by Routledge

    160 Pages
    by Routledge

    Practical Counselling and Helping is a practical, jargon-free guide to counselling. It offers clear information about how counselling and helping may be put into practice, whilst acknowledging and discussing its limitations.
    Contents include:
    * what is counselling and helping?
    * basic counselling and helping strategies
    * handling difficult situations
    * further personal development.
    Drawing from a range of counselling methods, and offering a useful and detailed reading list, Practical Counselling and Helping will appeal to all students in the health professions and to all those professionals requiring a clear account of how they might improve their own communication skills.

    Chapter 1 What is counselling and helping?; Chapter 2 Why counsel or help?; Chapter 3 Listening as the basis of counselling and helping; Chapter 4 Models of the person; Chapter 5 Basic counselling and helping strategies; Chapter 6 Handling difficult situations; Chapter 7 Looking after yourself; Chapter 8 Further personal development; Chapter 9 Concluding points;


    Philip Burnard is Professor and Vice Dean at the School of Nursing Studies, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff.