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Practical Counselling and Helping Skills Text and Activities for the Lifeskills Counselling Model

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ISBN-10: 144626985X

ISBN-13: 9781446269855

Edition: 6th 2013

Authors: Richard Nelson-Jones

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This sixth edition of Richard Nelson-Jones' bestselling book provides you with a step-by-step guide to using counselling and helping skills with confidence and proficiency. The author's three-stage model of counselling is designed to facilitate developing lifeskills in clients and to help them to change how they feel, think, communicate and act. The book describes each of the three different stages - relating, understanding and changing - introducing you to the core skills and techniques used at each stage of the process. Key learning features include: -Practical activities, helping you to test your understanding and enhance your learning-Case examples, showing you how to apply key skills…    
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Book details

Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980

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…