Counselling: The Skills of Finding Solutions to Problems

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Routledge, Aug 17, 2005 - Psychology - 216 pages
Developing the ideas of his best-selling textbook Counselling: The Skills of Problem-Solving, Robert Manthei shows how to define and solve problems. Step-by-step he explains how to work in a planned way to enhance the client's self-understanding and increase their ability to find solutions to other problems in the future.
Counselling has proved itself an invaluable resource for counsellors at every stage of their career and for anyone using counselling skills as a part of their work. This new edition is completely revised and introduces:

* a solution-focused model
* new material on: cross-cultural counselling
ethics
self-evaluation
professionalism
advocacy and mediation
stress
supervision

and retains:
* a skills-based approach
* the stage-by-stage model
* examples
* exercises.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Counselling and culture
18
chapter 3 The counsellor and the counselling relationship
37
Chapter 4 Finding solutions to problems
51
Chapter 5 Beginning the search for solutions to problems
66
chapter 6 Developing the search Chapter for solutions
102
Chapter 7 Completing the search for solutions
119
chapter 8 Working as a professional Chapter counsellor
138
Chapter 9 Related counselling roles and activities
158
Chapter 10 Developing competence
180
References
186
Answers to exercises
191
Appendix A British Association for Counselling Code of Ethics Practice May 1996
195
Appendix B New Zealand Association of Counsellors Handbook November 1995 Te Ropu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa
206
Index
211
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About the author (2005)

Robert Manthei is Senior Lecturer in Counselling, at Christchurch University, New Zealand. He is a former rehabilitation counsellor, correctional counsellor and social worker and has written extensively on counselling and counsellor education.

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