First Steps in Counselling: A students' companion for basic introductory courses (4th edition)
ISBN 978 1 906254 41 4 (2011)
With over 100, 000 copies sold, First Steps in Counselling remains the text of choice for both students and tutors participating in introductory courses. Setting the standard for approachable entry-level books, the 4th revised edition provides an absolutely up-to-date text for today's students, covering theory, personal development and building helping skills.
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Chapter 1. What is Counselling
Chapter 2 . Where do Ideas in Counselling Come From?
Chapter 3. The Importance of Self-Development
Chapter 4. Prejudice, Oppression and Counselling
Chapter 5. Counselling and Helping Attitudes and Skills
Chapter 6. What to do When You Reach Your Limits
Chapter 7. Ethics and Counselling
Chapter 8. Support and Supervision in Basic Helping and Counselling
Chapter 9. Counselling Contexts and Connections
Chapter 10 Clients
Chapter 11 Who Does What in Helping?
Chapter 12 Some Questions for Counselling in the 21st Century
Chapter 13 What Comes Next?
Chapter 14 Endings
Online reviewers say:
Excellent book … really pleased with the book as it speaks in lay mans english, makes understanding the basics of counselling so easy. Thank you.
I bought this book largely from reading all the good reports on Amazon. I must say, I wasn't disappointed. Although I am already well into a couselling degree course, I have found a great deal to learn from this book which is well written, extremely 'reader friendly' and contains something for everyone I'm sure - whatever their stage of learning or practice …