1st Edition

The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance

By Lynda Ali, Barbara Graham Copyright 1996

    Through detailed case material the authors show how to use counselling strategies with clients seeking careers guidance to enable them to change unhelpful patterns of thought and to move towards achievable goals.
    This book:
    * offers a series of tasks for structuring interviews and assesses materials available to careers counsellors
    * discusses important issues affecting their training and development within the public sector.
    This is a useful handbook for experienced advisers and trainees in the careers service and a range of professional settings.

    1 Introduction to counselling in careers guidance 2 The counselling approach 3 Theoretical background to counselling 4 The model for a counselling approach 5 Counselling skills 6 Application of the model and skills in the careers interview 7 The immediate environment 8 The impact of the labour market 9 Tools available to the careers adviser 10 Carol: the context of guidance and the guidance interview 11 Training and development for guidance practitioners


    Lynda Ali is Senior Careers Advisor, Edinburgh University and Barbara Graham is Director of the Careers Service, Strathclyde University. Susan Lendrum is author of Gift of Tears and Case Material and Role Play in Counselling Training and a counsellor in private practice, Manchester