The Trainee Handbook

A Guide for Counselling & Psychotherapy Trainees

Author: Robert Bor,Mary Watts

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473998247

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

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Written by a team of leading trainers, practitioners and supervisors, this bestselling classic is the trainee therapist’s best friend. It identifies and guides trainees through the practical skills and knowledge they'll need to make a success of their training - from writing essays, through case formulation, and on to preparing for their first meeting with a client. Along the way, it addresses and allays the concerns which are common to all students. Now in its fourth edition, the book has been fully updated to take account of the significant changes in the therapy professions in recent years. It now includes new and important chapters on: · Evidence-based practice · Working with diversity · Reflective practice · Using social media, technology and online therapy The Trainee Handbook is an invaluable companion, and source of information and guidance for all trainees in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling psychology, and newly-qualified therapists entering into practice.
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The Handbook of Counselling Psychology

Author: Barbara Douglas,Ray Woolfe,Sheelagh Strawbridge,Elaine Kasket,Victoria Galbraith

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473966205

Category: Psychology

Page: 696

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This fourth edition provides the most comprehensive guide to the field of counselling psychology, exploring a range of theories and philosophical underpinnings, practice approaches and contexts, and professional issues. It has been updated to reflect current issues and debates and to map onto the training standards, and offers the ultimate companion for your journey through counselling psychology training and into the workplace. New to the fourth edition: Chapters on: Person-Centred Therapy; Mindfulness; Neuroscience; Engaging with and Carrying out Research; Reflective Practice; International Dimensions; and Ecopsychology A companion website offering hours of video and audio, including conversations with counselling psychology practitioners and trainees, and articles, exercises and case studies Other new features include: Further Reading, ‘Day in the Life of’ dialogues with practitioners; Reflective Exercises, and Discussion Points, and new case studies. Special attention has been paid to the topic of research, both as a theme throughout the book, and through four new chapters covering the use, carry out and publication of research at different stages of training and practice. The handbook is the essential textbook for students and practitioners in the field of counselling psychology and allied health professions, at all stages of their career and across a range of settings, both in the UK and internationally.
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The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Colin Feltham,Terry Hanley,Laura Anne Winter

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526417650

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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At over 700 pages and with more than 100 contributions, this Fourth Edition brings together the essentials of counselling and psychotherapy theory, research, skills and practice. Including new content on assessment, theory, applications and settings, and with new chapter overviews and summaries, this continues to be the most comprehensive and accessible guide to the field for trainees or experienced practitioners.
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How to Become a Counselling Psychologist

Author: Elaine Kasket

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317364813

Category: Psychology

Page: 124

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Counselling psychologists can play a fundamental and inspiring role in people’s lives. Their aim is to address a range of psychological and emotional issues, helping people to live more skilful, effective, and meaningful lives. But how do you qualify, and what is being a counselling psychologist really like? How to Become a Counselling Psychologist is the first book to provide a clear, practical guide to the pathway to qualifying as a counselling psychologist. Written by an experienced practitioner, and incorporating testimonials from trainees, trainers, and qualified counselling psychologists, it explains every step of the journey, including advice on a suitable degree course, making the most of a training placement, how to prepare for the job interview, and the challenges of making the transition from training to qualification. Written for anyone from current students to those interested in a change of career, How to Become a Counselling Psychologist is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in this rich and varied branch of psychology.
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A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology

Author: Vanja Orlans,Susan Van Scoyoc

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 1446241114

Category: Psychology

Page: 144

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"Covering key issues in the development of counselling psychology, this text is ideal for psychologists considering entering counselling psychology training or those who have already started on this path" Stephen Palmer, Professor of Psychology, City University. "This book provides a thorough yet accessible introduction to counselling psychology. Written in a highly engaging manner, this timely publication will undoubtedly provide an invaluable resource to all that read it" Ewan Gillon, Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology brings together a wide range of information on the theory and practice of counselling psychology, written through the lens of direct practitioner experience and incorporating a global perspective. The authors offer views on cutting-edge issues in counselling psychology, discussing: - the social and historical context - philosophical considerations - the professional knowledge base - training requirements and paths, careers and practice - the tasks, challenges and debates that practitioners deal with in different settings. This accessible introduction is of special interest to students considering a career in counselling psychology, and to professionals involved in the training and supervision of counselling psychologists. As both an up-to-date review of professional developments in relation to the field of counselling psychology and also more broadly, senior practitioners should welcome this resource as a reference covering all aspects of the present professional setting.
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Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

Author: J. Manuel Casas,Lisa A. Suzuki,Charlene M. Alexander,Margo A. Jackson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483323323

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary! The most internationally-cited resource in the arena of multicultural counseling, the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling by J. Manuel Casas, Lisa A. Suzuki, Charlene M. Alexander, and Margo A. Jackson is a resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and students alike. Continuing to emphasize social justice, research, and application, the Fourth Edition of this best-seller features nearly 80 new contributors of diverse backgrounds, orientations, and levels of experience who provide fresh perspectives to every chapter. Completely updated, this classic text includes new chapters on prevailing social issues and covers the latest advances in theory, ethics, measurement, clinical practice, assessment, and more.
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Supervising the Reflective Practitioner

An Essential Guide to Theory and Practice

Author: Joyce Scaife

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317834143

Category: Psychology

Page: 300

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Development as a reflective practitioner has become an essential quality for practitioners in the fields of health, education and social care. Supervising the Reflective Practitioner provides guidance for supervisors, focusing on what they can do to facilitate the development of reflective practice in supervisees. This book contains a wide range of practical examples including personal accounts and illustrations. Topics covered include: what is reflective practice and why is it important now? how reflective practice connects with personal and professional development key issues in supervising reflective practice methods that can be used in supervision. This accessible book will be of great interest to both supervisors and supervisees who practice clinically in a range of professions, including applied psychology, counselling, psychotherapy, psychiatry and nursing. It will also be useful for professionals working in education, health, and social care who want to support supervisees in the development of reflective practice.
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Handbook of Individual Therapy

Author: Windy Dryden

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761969433

Category: Psychology

Page: 484

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Handbook of Individual Therapy is the bestselling textbook which has been used in training many thousands of counsellors and psychotherapists. For its Fourth Edition the book has been thoroughly revised and explained. Praise for the Third Edition: `An important book, not to be missed by any serious counselling student or practitioner' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `A book which accepts and even celebrates the diversity of ideas in the field. It stimulates interest and informs. It stirs up debates, and leaves the reader to continue to think about them... an important book, not to be missed by any serious counselling student or practitioner' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `Written by excellent people... this is a model of what such books should be. The editor has taken a lot of trouble to make sure that the contributors have written in such a way as to make the different approaches really comparable... I would strongly recommend this book to anyone working in the field of psychotherapy or training as a counsellor or therapist. There is nothing else like it available' - Self & Society Handbook of Individual Therapy Fourth Edition is a major new edition of the highly successful textbook which has become a classic for trainees in counselling and psychotherapy. Revised and updated throughout, the book presents a comprehensive overview of the key approaches to individual therapy practice, including a new chapter on Cognitive Analytic Therapy. Written by those at the forefront of counselling and psychotherapy - each a leading exponent of the particular form of therapy they discuss - the book introduces the principles and methods of individual therapy concisely and accessibly. Following a clearly defined structure, each chapter outlines one approach in detail providing case examples to illustrate how that approach works in practice. Each form of therapy is described in terms of: - its historical context - main theoretical assumptions - mode of practice - which clients will benefit most - the general strengths and limitations of the approach. Further chapters place counselling and psychotherapy in its social context, explore training and supervision and relate research to individual therapy practice. Handbook of Individual Therapy, Fourth Edition is designed for those in training in counselling, psychotherapy and other helping professions such as nursing, social work and education. It will be invaluable for novice therapists looking for an overall picture of individual therapy practice, and also experienced therapists interested in learning about alternative approaches.
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Reflective Writing in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Jeannie Wright,Gillie Bolton

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857023284

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

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Have you been asked to keep a personal development portfolio or reflective journal? Are you struggling to know where to start, how to write or what to include? If the answer is ‘yes’, Reflective Writing in Counselling and Phychotherapy will provide you with a straightforward route in, telling you all you need to know about writing reflectively for your own personal and professional development. Offering staged exercises, case-studies, examples and ideas for self-directed learning, this book will lead the reader along an exciting journey of written self-awareness.
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Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook

Author: Brian Baird

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131734748X

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, Seventh Edition is a practical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.
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Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition

A Step-By-Step Treatment Manual

Author: David H. Barlow

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462513263

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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This clinical reference and widely adopted text is recognized as the premier guide to understanding and treating frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults. Showcasing evidence-based psychotherapy models, the volume addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Leading authorities present state-of-the-art information on each clinical problem and explain the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective therapeutic approaches. Procedures for assessment, case formulation, treatment planning, and intervention are described in detail. Extended case examples with session transcripts illustrate each component of treatment. New to This Edition *Incorporates treatment innovations, the latest empirical findings, and changes to diagnostic criteria in DSM-5. *Chapter on acceptance-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. *Chapter on comorbid depression and substance abuse, demonstrating a transdiagnostic approach. *Chapter on sleep disorders.
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Brief Counseling That Works

A Solution-Focused Approach for School Counselors and Administrators

Author: Gerald B. Sklare

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412904582

Category: Education

Page: 164

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By combining step-by-step instructions with vivid case examples, the author provides the necessary tools to easily and quickly implement this powerful counseling method.
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The Little Psychotherapy Book

Object Relations in Practice

Author: Allan Frankland

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195390814

Category: Medical

Page: 187

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Aimed at beginning therapists and those new to object relations, this concise work introduces the reader to the practice of psychodynamic psychotherapy from an object relations (O-R) perspective in a dynamic and easy-to-follow way. One of the four main schools of psychodynamic psychotherapy, O-R is regarded as particularly challenging, both conceptually and practically. The book presents object relations in a clear and concise manner that makes it especially applicable for regular use in the clinical setting. Moreover, the author writes in a narrative style similar to actual psychotherapy supervision; dialogues between a therapist and a fictitious patient appear throughout the book to illustrate common clinical situations. Designed to complement actual training in psychotherapy, the book suggests ways in which the therapist can incorporate object relations tools with other forms of therapy, regardless of the clinical setting. Ideal for students, trainees, and clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, social work, family medicine, and psychiatric nursing, The Little Psychotherapy Book will prove invaluable for any reader seeking a helpful and succinct introduction to object relations in psychotherapy.
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Becoming an Effective Supervisor

A Workbook for Counselors and Psychotherapists

Author: Jane Campbell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135058296

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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A practical, hands-on workbook, Becoming an Effective Supervisor neatly fills the gap in supervision resources available to mental health practitioners. The workbook is designed to help clinical counselors and therapists create effective supervision programs of their own, and to address the individual needs of their students. The leading contemporary models of supervision are discussed, as well as the necessary components of a successful supervision curriculum. A framework is then provided for counselors and therapists to develop a personalized and highly effective supervisory style to implement with their own students. The unique exploration exercises in each chapter allow readers to actively integrate the information provided, and to apply these lessons and skills to their own supervisory experiences. Students too will benefit from her concise examination of the theories, applications, and goals of the supervision process. Along with a discussion of the ethical, legal, and multicultural issues faced by clinical supervisors, practical analyses and applications ensure that this book will be a valued addition to any clinical counseling or therapy library.
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Counselling Children

A Practical Introduction

Author: Kathryn Geldard,David Geldard,Rebecca Yin Foo

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526418673

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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The definitive guide to the skills and techniques used when working with children experiencing emotional problems, this book covers all you need to know about: The goals for counselling children and the child-counsellor relationship Practice frameworks for working effectively with children Play therapy and the use of different media and activities Building self-esteem and social skills through the use of worksheets. This fifth edition has been updated to include: A new chapter on technology; its influence on children and ways that technology can be used during counselling New content on issues of diversity and difference in counselling children The different contexts in which counselling children occur Discussion of concepts of wellbeing and resilience Updated references and research. The book is supported by a new companion website that provides training materials and handouts on a range of skills for counselling children including: helping the child to tell their story sand tray work, the use of miniature animals, the use of clay, and helping the child to change thoughts and behaviour. This highly practical guide is vital reading for counsellors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, nurses and teachers working or training to work with children.
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Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition

A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

Author: Gary B. Melton,John Petrila,Norman G. Poythress,Christopher Slobogin,Randy K. Otto,Douglas Mossman,Lois O. Condie

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462532667

Category: Law

Page: 976

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Tens of thousands of readers have relied on this leading text and practitioner reference--now revised and updated--to understand the issues the legal system most commonly asks mental health professionals to address. Highly readable, the volume demystifies the forensic psychological assessment process and provides guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in legal proceedings. Presented are clinical and legal concepts and evidence-based assessment procedures pertaining to criminal and civil competencies, the insanity defense and related doctrines, sentencing, civil commitment, personal injury claims, antidiscrimination laws, child custody, juvenile justice, and other justice-related areas. Case examples, exercises, and a glossary facilitate learning; 19 sample reports illustrate how to conduct and write up thorough, legally admissible evaluations. New to This Edition *Extensively revised to reflect important legal, empirical, and clinical developments. *Increased attention to medical and neuroscientific research. *New protocols relevant to competence, risk assessment, child custody, and mental injury evaluations. *Updates on insanity, sentencing, civil commitment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Social Security, juvenile and family law, and the admissibility of expert testimony. *Treatment of immigration law (including a sample report) and international law. *New and revised sample reports.
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The Therapeutic Relationship in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Rosanne Knox,Mick Cooper

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473916852

Category: Psychology

Page: 168

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Unravelling the issues surrounding the therapeutic relationship, this book highlights the importance of the relationship itself, of the client as a proactive agent in the process, and of the need for partnership and collaboration for effective therapy to take place. It will provide trainees and newly qualified therapists with the knowledge and skills they need to practice on a level of deep understanding and confidence.
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The Beginning Psychotherapist's Companion

Second Edition

Author: Jan Willer Ph.D.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019933031X

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

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Filling in the gaps from students' lack of experience and confidence, The Beginning Psychotherapist's Companion, Second Edition is a supportive and empathetic guide, addressing real-world concerns and providing essential insights not taught in textbooks. With a reassuring and clear writing style, Willer offers practical suggestions and clinical examples to address the professional development and emotional concerns of the beginning psychotherapist. She guides readers through structuring the first session, making clinical observations, and establishing a therapeutic alliance. Through the use of culturally diverse clinical vignettes, Willer discusses the foundations of ethical practice, including informed consent, confidentiality, documentation, and setting boundaries. The reader is guided on how and when to refer clients for medication and other health care. Crisis management principles are detailed, including suicide and violence risk assessment, child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, and rape. Willer also provides professional advice on contemporary concerns such as social networking, online searches of clients, the psychotherapist's internet presence, and other important emerging challenges. Comprehensive, practical, and thoroughly updated, The Beginning Psychotherapist's Companion, Second Edition is the ideal resource for students and early career psychotherapists.
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Techniques of Grief Therapy

Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved

Author: Robert A. Neimeyer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415807255

Category: Psychology

Page: 388

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"Techniques of Grief Therapy is an indispensable guidebook to the most inventive and inspirational interventions in grief and bereavement counseling and therapy. Individually, each technique emphasizes creativity and practicality. As a whole, they capture the richness of practices in the field and the innovative approaches that clinicians in diverse settings have developed, in some cases over decades, to effectively address the needs of the bereaved. New professionals and seasoned clinicians will find dozens of ideas that are ready to implement and are packed with useful features, including:An intuitive, thematic organization that makes it easy to find the right technique for a particular situation Expert guidance on implementing each technique and tips on avoiding common pitfalls Sample worksheets and activities for use in session and as homework assignments Illustrative case studies and transcripts"--
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Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fifth Edition

Author: Alan S. Gurman,Jay L. Lebow,Douglas K. Snyder

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462513921

Category: Psychology

Page: 729

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Regarded as the authoritative reference and text, this handbook presents the most effective, widely studied approaches to couple therapy. The distinguished coeditors bring together other leading experts, most of whom developed the approaches they describe. Adhering closely to a uniform structure to facilitate study and comparison, chapters cover the history, theoretical and empirical underpinnings, and techniques of each model. The volume also describes cutting-edge applications for particular relationship contexts (such as blended families, LGBT couples, and separated couples) and clinical problems (such as partner aggression, psychological disorders, and medical issues). New to This Edition *Chapters on interpersonal neurobiology and intercultural relationships. *Chapters on couple therapy for PTSD, functional analytic couple therapy, and the integrative problem-centered metaframeworks approach. *Many new authors.*Extensively revised with the latest theory and research. See also Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy, edited by Alan S. Gurman, which presents in-depth illustrations of treatment.
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