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A Practitioner's Guide to Counselling, 1st Edition

Edited by Thom Spiers


256 pages

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In recent years a number of high-profile disasters have heightened public awareness of the impact of trauma. This book offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of trauma counselling, covering:

* trauma assessment

* resourcing the trauma client

* trauma aftercare

* working with trauma in private practice

* trauma and the therapist

* a brief history of trauma.

This practical and effective guide to trauma counselling will be invaluable to counsellors, GPs, social workers, human resource managers, emergency response organisations and all those involved in treating trauma victims using counselling skills.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Trauma Assessment. Resourcing the Trauma Client. Trauma Aftercare - a4 Stage Model. Working with Trauma in Private Practice. Trauma and Spirituality. Trauma and the Therapist. A Brief History of Trauma.

About the Editor

Thom Spiers is Head of Counselling at London Underground Occupational Health, Marylebone, London.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health