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Six Key Approaches to Counselling and Therapy

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ISBN-10: 0857024000

ISBN-13: 9780857024008

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Richard Nelson-Jones

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This updated and revised new edition of Six Key Approaches to Counselling and Therapy provides an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of six of the most popular contemporary therapeutic approaches from the three main schools of therapy practice:- cognitive therapy and solution-focused therapy from the cognitive-behavioural school- person-centred and Gestalt therapy from the humanistic school- Freud's psychoanalysis and Jung's analytical therapy from the psychodynamic school.Following a clearly-defined structure, each chapter describes the origin of the therapeutic approach, a biography of its originator, its theory and practice, discusses case material and further…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 12/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Richard Nelson-Jones was born in London in 1936. Having spent five years in California as a Second World War refugee, he returned in the 1960s to obtain a Masters and Ph.D from Stanford University. In 1970, he was appointed a lecturer in the Department of Education at the University of Aston to establish a Diploma in Counselling in Educational Settings, which started enrolling students in 1971. During the 1970s, he was helped by having three Fulbright Professors from the United States, each for a year, who both taught students and improved his skills. During this period he broadened out from a predominantly client-centred orientation to becoming much more cognitive-behavioural. He also…    

Preface
Introducing counselling and therapy approaches
Freud's psychoanalysis
Jung's analytical therapy
Person-centred therapy
Gestalt therapy
Cognitive therapy
Solution-focused therapy Alasdair Macdonald
Evaluation, eclecticism, and integration
Glossary
Name index
Subject index