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Therapy and Beyond Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

ISBN-10: 0470715480

ISBN-13: 9780470715482

Edition: 2010

Authors: Martin Milton

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Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues presents an overview of the origins, current practices, and potential future developments in the discipline of counselling psychology. In addition to providing a summary of the profession, the book highlights contemporary 'good practice' techniques utilised in psychological therapy, policy development, and research. It also addresses the contribution that counselling psychology is able to make throughout a wide variety of human services, and the impact it is having on individuals, couples, families, and wider society.The book also looks to the future and explores exciting new frontiers of therapy and practice that often extend beyond the consulting room. By recognising the valuable contributions of counselling psychology to human wellbeing, Therapy and Beyond reveals the field's vital new role within mainstream professional psychological practice.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/23/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues
Fundamentals of Counselling Psychology
Philosophical Pluralism: Navigating the Sea of Diversity in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology Practice
Existential-phenomenological Contributions to Counselling Psychology's Relational Framework
Counselling Psychology and Research: Revisiting the Relationship in the Light of Our 'Mission'
Understanding Human Distress: Moving beyond the Concept of 'Psychopathology'
Being with Humans: An Evolutionary Framework for the Therapeutic Relationship
Ethics: The Fundamental Dimension of Counselling Psychology
Models of Practice
Different Theoretical Differences and Contextual Influences
Humanistic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice
Psychodynamic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice
Cognitive-behavioural Contributions to Pluralistic Practice: Reflections on an Issue of Some Contention
Amor Fati: Existential Contributions to Pluralistic Practice
Counselling Psychology and theWiderWorld
The Counselling PsychologistWorking in a Pain Context
Working with Sport and Exercise Psychologists: AWinning Combination?
The 'R' Word
Counselling Psychology Contributions to Understanding Sexuality
Counselling Psychology Contributions to Religion and Spirituality
Counselling Psychology and the Media: The Highs and Lows
Coming Home to Roost: Counselling Psychology and the NaturalWorld
Epilogue: And Finally. . .
Index