Part I: Theory and Practice Approaches Chapter 1: Child Development and Attachment - Divine Charura Chapter 2: Child and Young Person Centred Approach - Graham Bright Chapter 3: Psychodynamic Approaches - Sue Kegerreis, Nick Midgley Chapter 4: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy - Paul Stallard Chapter 5: Gestalt - Belinda Harris Chapter 6: Becoming an Integrative Practitioner - Niki Cooper and Kelli Swain-Cowper Chapter 7: Play Therapy - Lisa Gordon-Clark Chapter 8: Other Creative Approaches - Barbara Smith, Kaye Richards, Karen Lowe and Peter Lowe Part II Counselling Practices and Processes Chapter 9: Referrals and Indications for Therapy - Ani de la Prida, Wendy Hay Chapter 10: Preparations for Therapy: Beginnings - Edith Bell, David Stewart Chapter 11: Therapeutic alliance and Counselling Process - Sue Pattison and Sandra Bell, with acknowledgment to Mark Prever Chapter 12: Therapeutic Skills - Claire Harrison-Breed with acknowledgements to Sally Ingram& Maggie Robson Chapter 13: Supervision - Penny Leake, Ann Beynon and Jenny Biancardi Chapter 14: Groupwork - Ros Sewell, Peter Pearce, Gwen Proud Chapter 15: Ending - Dee C. Ray Chapter 16: Evaluating counselling - Katie McArthur, Mick Cooper Part III: Practice Issues Chapter 17: Law and Policy - Peter Jenkins Chapter 18: Ethics - Peter Jenkins Chapter 19: Diversity - Divine Charura, Tom McAndrew and Sue Pattison Chapter 20: Bereavement - Maggie Robson Chapter 21: Depression and Anxiety: Common Challenges for Children and Young People - Jennifer Baggerly Chapter 22: Self-Harm and Suicide - Sum Yu Pansy Yue and Dennis Ougrin Chapter 23: Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse - Beverley Turner-Daly Chapter 24: Eating Disorders - Rebecca Kirkbride Chapter 25: Mental Illness in Children and Young People - Paul Nicholson, Divine Charura and Brian Charlesworth Part IV: Practice Settings Chapter 26: Health and Social Care Services - Barbara Smith, Sue Pattison and Cathy Bell Chapter 27: School and Education Settings - Peter Pearce, Ros Sewell and Karen Cromarty
Margaret Robson is a senior teaching fellow at Keele University where she supervises PhD students and the dissertations of Masters students. Before taking partial retirement, she was responsible for the professional counsellor training programme. She is also a qualified play therapist and has a special interest in working with, and researching, children's bereavement. She has taught play therapy training programmes in the UK, Kenya and the US and trained the first play therapy supervisors in Kenya. She is currently joint Chair of the BACP Children, Young People and Families Division. In her free time she is a bit of a water baby and enjoys sailing, canoeing and swimming. She also loves walking with her beautiful dog, bike riding and the occasional glass of wine! Dr Sue Pattison is a counsellor, supervisor and trainer with Sue Pattison Consulting, Sue was Director of a PhD programme at Newcastle University for many years and is now lecturer in psychology at Arden University. She teaches and researches counselling internationally, and has a busy counselling and supervision practice. She is a founder member of the BACP Counselling in Schools Research Consortium and joint Chair of the BACP Children, Young People and Families Division.
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