Person Centred and Experiential Theory and Practice

Questioning Psychology

Questioning Psychology: beyond theory and control

ISBN 9781910919484 - Available 3rd Oct, 2019

What gets in the way of our understanding other people? So asks psychologist Brian Levitt in this challenging and deeply reflective book. Levitt writes with honesty and humility about the profession in which he has worked for 25 years and the people he has worked with. He questions the assumptions that…
Living Well and Dying Well

Living Well and Dying Well: tales of counselling older people

ISBN 9781910919415

Older people rarely feature in counselling literature, and the very old barely at all. Helen Kewell seeks to address this often overlooked topic with a vibrant collection of resonant case studies describing her encounters with some of the old and very old clients with whom she has worked as a…
Counselling, Class and Politics: undeclared influences in therapy

Counselling, Class and Politics: undeclared influences in therapy

ISBN 9781910919361

First published in 1996, Anne Kearney’s ground-breaking book on class in counselling and its invisibility within the training curriculum and the counselling relationship is reissued here with new commentaries from practitioners, clients and educationalists writing today. Anne died before she could start work on a planned revision of her…
Wisdom of children

The Wisdom of Children

ISBN 978 1 910919 20 0 (September 2016)

Every child is born with innate wisdom; the role of adults – parents, educators, social workers and policy makers – is to nurture this wisdom and enable it to flourish. This is the belief that underpins this extraordinary book. Barbara and Heather Williams have drawn on the work of…
Schools-Based Counselling

The School-Based Counselling Primer

ISBN 978 1 906254 78 0 (2016)

For students beginning to think about their future in the workplace, a school-based counselling post is likely to be a popular consideration. Policy agendas and funding streams indicate an increased commitment to the mental health of our young people, and the school setting is an obvious place to meet those…
The PCA in Japan

The Person-Centered Approach in Japan: Blending a western approach with Japanese culture

ISBN 978 1 906254 40 7 (2015)

Edited by Makiko Mikuni, The Person-Centered Approach in Japan discusses the history and development of the person-centred approach within Japanese counselling culture over the last 65 years. This transcultural counselling study introduces us to a range of settings including working with children and students, aspects of focusing theory and practice, qualitative…
Therapist Limits

Therapist Limits in Person-Centred Therapy

ISBN 978 1 906254 81 0 (2015)

Therapist Limits in Person-Centred Therapy by Lisbeth Sommerbeck addresses the moment at which therapy becomes difficult due to therapist limits. These could be limits in experience, contextual limits, ethical limits or limit-setting, all of which are issues frequently brought to supervision. Although such dilemas are frequently experienced there is very…
Difficult Edge

Person-Centred Practice at the Difficult Edge

ISBN 9781 906254 69 8 (2014)

This book presents accounts of the practice of the person-centred approach (PCA) with people suffering from a range of severe and enduring conditions. Comprehensively refuting the notion that person-centred therapy is suitable only for the 'worried well', it backs up contemporary practice with appropriate theory. For students, academic and professional…
Person-Centred Therapy

Person-Centred Therapy Theory and Practice in the 21st Century

ISBN 978 1 906254 68 1 (2013)

The aims of this booklet are:  to provide a brief introduction to person-centred therapy theory, both for beginners and for those who have a passing understanding, but might have dismissed it as out-dated, simplistic or irrelevant to explain the radical nature of person-centred therapy whilst demonstrating its relevance…