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First Steps in Counselling: A students’ companion for basic introductory courses (4th edition)

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. …
Next Steps in Counselling Practice (2nd edn): A students’ companion for degrees, HE diplomas and voc

Next Steps in Counselling Practice (2nd edn): A students' companion for degrees, HE diplomas and vocational courses

ISBN 978 1 898059 66 0 (2009)

This textbook is the second edition of the follow-on to First Steps in Counselling – the first edition has been a bestseller every year for twelve years. Now completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, this reasonably priced book is suitable for those studying counselling and psychotherapy from intermediate…
Dynamics of Power 2

The Dynamics of Power in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2nd Edition)

ISBN 978 1 910919 18 7

This hard-hitting, impeccably referenced book draws on academic theories and analyses of power and the author's personal experience both as client and practitioner to critique power within the psychotherapeutic relationship and within the organisations where therapy takes place. Accessible, political and severely critical of her own profession, Proctor provides…
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…
Learning and Being in Person-Centred Counselling (2nd edition)

Learning and Being in Person-Centred Counselling (2nd edition)

ISBN 978 1 898059 53 0 (2002)

The second edition of this hugely popular book offers in-depth discussion of all aspects of person-centred counselling from its origins to current developments in theory and practice.  The coverage of the topics is innovative, comprehensive and thorough. Tony Merry is renowned for his straightforward and accessible writing style, making…
Rogers’ Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice. Volume 4. Contact and Perception

Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice. Volume 4. Contact and Perception

ISBN 978 1 898059 32 5 (2002)

Carl Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice traces the evolution and application of Carl Rogers' necessary and sufficient therapeutic conditions from 1957 to the present day. Volume 4: Contact and Perception. Understudied to the point of being ignored, conditions one and six of Carl Rogers' Necessary and Sufficient' conditions are given…
Rogers’ Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice. Volume 3. Unconditional Positive

Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice. Volume 3. Unconditional Positive Regard

ISBN 978 1 898059 31 8 (2001)

Carl Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice traces the evolution and application of Carl Rogers' necessary and sufficient therapeutic conditions from 1957 to the present day. Unconditional Positive Regard is the third volume in this impressive series, in which another distinguished international collection of theorists and practitioners lead the…