Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice PART ONE: SETTING THE CONTEXT Becoming a Counsellor or Psychotherapist: The Training Journey Principal Counselling and Psychotherapy Approaches and Skills Professional Settings and Organisations Law, Policy, Values and Ethics PART TWO: THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP Clients and Presenting Issues Managing Aspects of the Therapeutic Relationship Challenges in the Therapeutic Relationship Working with Diversity and Difference PART THREE: THE PROFESSIONAL SELF Managing Professional Responsibilities Supervision and Consultation Counselling, Psychotherapy and Research Endings and the Next Steps
Dr Andrew Reeves is a Senior BACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist with over 30 years' experience of working in a range of settings as a social worker and therapist. He has experience of working in child protection, with children and families, adult mental health, schools and higher education. He additionally works as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chester on the professional doctorate programme and is a successful freelance trainer. He has written extensively, publishing several books and many articles, primarily around working with risk in counselling and psychotherapy, his specialist research area. He was Editor-in-Chief of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal for nearly six years, and has been Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy since 2014.
'Andrew Reeves has produced a very useful and clear introduction to
the field. An excellent addition to Sage's growing list on
counselling and\psychotherapy' -
Windy Dryden, Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies and Programme Co-ordinator of the MSc in Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at Goldsmiths, University of London
'I have taught on both postgraduate diploma and masters
programmes for counselling training, and would have really
appreciated having this book available to myself and the students.
I would have no problems in recommending this book to trainee
Judith Fewell, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh
This book happily combines authoritative knowledge and experience with a winning and engaging style... it is certainly worth the price of the paperback as an investment not only for trainees, but also for qualified counsellors wanting to keep up with their thinking and development.-- David Quarmby * Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal *