The Shadow and the Counsellor

Working with the Darker Aspects of the Person, the Role and the Profession

By Steve Page

© 1999 – Routledge

184 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415131452
pub: 1999-05-13
US Dollars$43.95
Hardback: 9780415131445
pub: 1999-05-13
US Dollars$110.00

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About the Book

The Shadow and the Counsellor introduces the concept of shadow, the darker side to ourselves that we do not wish to acknowledge, or do not even recognise. It examines how it comes into being and explores its impact within counselling. The Shadow and the Counsellor is structured around a six stage model which is designed to help the counsellor recognise, confront and deal with their 'shadow' side. This can then be a framework for reflection and practical action.

With case studies including short clinical examples to longer examples running through the book, this will give counsellors a new way of approaching their practice.

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