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.
* 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.
Professor Burnard has published over 50 books and nearly 250 journal articles over the last 15 years. In 1996 he was made a Fellow of the Florence Nightingale Foundation in recognition of 'an outstanding contribution to nurse education and for promotion of international understanding'.