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Introduction To Counselling Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 9781446271773
Genre : Psychology
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From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this bestselling book is the ideal companion for any trainer or trainee wanting to acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective therapeutic relationships. Using an easy to follow, three-stage model, this fourth edition provides the answers to those all important questions: - what are counselling skills and why are they important? - how can I become more skilled and put the skills I have learnt into practice? - what skills will help me manage crises and work effectively with diversity, ethical issues and dilemmas? - how can I help my client to develop their own self-helping skills and maintain change after the counselling relationship has terminated? Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition is packed full of up-to-date case examples, more material on self-care and diversity, as well as a brand new chapter on "Using Technology in Counselling". This is the ideal text for introductory courses in counselling skills, counselling and other professional areas including health care, management, education and social work. Richard Nelson-Jones has many years' experience as a counsellor, trainer and psychotherapist. His books have helped train thousands of counsellors and helpers worldwide. He is a Fellow of the British and Australian Psychological Societies and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Introduction To Counselling Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 1412902738
Genre : Psychology
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Good counseling skills are the key to effective helping relationships. Introduction to Counseling Skills, Second Edition is designed to help readers acquire and develop these skills, using an easy, three-stage model. Drawing on many years experience as a counselor, trainer and writer, Richard Nelson-Jones describes in detail each stage in the helping process and gives examples to show how the skills work in practice. The examples also demonstrate the variety of contexts in which counseling skills are commonly used, as well as the diversity of issues and problems they can help to address. The book covers: what counselling skills are; how to conduct sessions; ways to clarify and expand your understanding; how to improve your listening skills; and ethical skills.

Introduction To Counselling Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 9781847873385
Genre : Psychology
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'This book is a superb reference for counselling skills trainers and students. It presents practical key skills that are described and discussed clearly and concisely' - Dr Margaret E Smith, Programme Leader, University of Derby 'This Third Edition interestingly adds two relevant sub-themes to its impressive range of subject matter. The text offers a sound, practical and accessible introduction that serves to ground the purpose, application and practice of counselling skills' - Gerry Skelton, Social Work and Counselling educator, trainer and practitioner Introduction to Counselling Skills, Third Edition is designed to help readers acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective helping relationships, using an easy-to-follow, three-stage model. Richard Nelson-Jones details each stage in the helping process, using examples to demonstrate counselling skills in a variety of contexts. Showing how skills work in practice and the diversity of issues they can help to address, this book covers: " what counselling skills are " improving listening skills " assessing feelings, thinking and communication " improving thinking skills and communication skills " conducting sessions " ethical issues. For the Third Edition, Introduction to Counselling Skills has been fully updated, adding new material on relaxation techniques and managing crises. Combining a clear explanation of skills with a host of practical activities, this is the ideal text for introductory courses in counselling skills, counselling and other professional areas including health care, management, education and social work. Richard Nelson-Jones is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the BACP. He divides his time between London and Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Basic Counselling Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 0761949615
Genre : Psychology
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Basic Counselling Skills is a step-by-step guide for all who use counselling skills as part of their role. Counselling skills are used by professionals and volunteers to help others in a wide range of circumstances and settings - including health care, social work, education and agencies which provide specific advice and support to the public. This book supports the training and practice of such helpers, by providing a straightforward introduction. Divided into concise learning units, the book describes each skill and gives examples of its use in practice. Activities are also provided for practicing skills as they are introduced.

Practical Counselling And Helping Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 1412900522
Genre : Psychology
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'This New Edition shows Richard Nelson Jones at his very best: clear, concise and helpful in a practical way. I strongly recommend this text' - Windy Dryden, Professor of Counselling, Goldsmiths College, London 'A welcome update...creating a powerful and stimulating learning experience' Pat Beardsworth, Director, Welsh Centre for Counselling Psychology, Swansea 'Richard Nelson Jones's use of lifeskills counselling provides significant added value to our services, particularly with our more difficult clients' - David Stratford, Director, Davidson & Associates, Melbourne 'An excellent practical book, packed with useful information. An ideal text for training courses' - Stephen Palmer, Centre for Stress Management, London 'This book provides a secure base from which the counsellor can practice in an empathic, effective and ethical manner' - Robert Bor, Professor of Psychology, City University, London 'A unique combination of theory, skills and practical activities in a highly informative and impressively detailed text' - Ken Fisher, Bolton Institute 'A great training book....extremely useful for a wide variety of counselling, helping and pastoral care settings' - Dr Ron Perry, Director, Institute for Counselling, Sydney, Australia 'Invaluable and interesting text and exercises for building a brood range of counselling skills' - Dr Doug Farnill, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney University, Australia Practical Counselling and Helping Skills should prove helpful to beginner trainers, since it provides the necessary input for the teaching of counselling skills; however, experienced trainers will also find it helpful for further development or if they want to integrate new elements into their teaching. It has material that can be used for an introductory weekend course in counselling skills, or for a year-long in-depth training course. Among the audiences that Richard Nelson-Jones targets are: lecturers teaching in higher education; students training for various helping roles such as career advisers, counsellors, social workers, nurses and pastoral-care workers; students training in voluntary agencies; and those who wish to improve or develop further their counselling skills. The book is by no means an introduction to counselling: it is a significant resource and an up-to-date, integrative manual for counselling practice' - Counsellingbooks.com `The book's strengths are its clarity and accessibility. The layout is very user-friendly, with excellent use of headings and subheadings. The book is by no means an introduction to counselling, it is a significant resource and an up-to-date, integrative manual for counselling practice' - British Journal of Guidance & Counselling `As a practical sourcebook, this is a useful guide. It includes many case scenarios and detailed analyses of the multiple facets of problems and problem solving' - Behaviour Research Therapy `This new edition shows Nelson-Jones at his very best: clear, concise and helpful in a practical way. I strongly recommend this text' - Windy Dryden, Professor of Counselling, Goldsmiths College, University of London `A welcome update... creating a powerful and stimulating learning experience' - Pat Beardsworth, Director, Welsh Centre for Counselling Psychology, Swansea `Richard Nelson-Jones's use of lifeskills counselling provides significant added value to our services, particularly with our more difficult clients' - David Stratford, Director, Davidson & Associates, Melbourne `An excellent practical book, packed with useful information. An ideal text for training courses' - Stephen Palmer, Centre for Stress Management, London `This book provides a secure base from which the counsellor can practise in an empathic, effective and ethical manner' - Robert Bor, Professor of Psychology, City University, London `A unique combination of theory, skills and practical activities in a highly informative and impressively detailed text' - Ken Fisher, Bolton Institute `A great training book... extremely useful for a wide variety of counselling, helping and pastoral care settings' - Dr Ron Perry, Director, Institute for Counselling, Sydney `Invaluable and interesting text and exercises for building a broad range of counselling skills' - Dr Doug Farnill, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney University This revised and expanded Fourth Edition incorporates into Richard Nelson-Jones bestselling counselling skills text a large number of practical exercises. It is structured around DASIE, a systematic five-stage model for assisting clients to develop specific lifeskills in order to change how they feel, think and act. The book's main emphasis is on counselling individuals, with a focus of working in problems and the problematic skills that sustain them, in the context of good counselling relationships. This book is a comprehensive source of counselling skills for trainers, and practitioners in the helping services.

Skills Training For Counselling

Author : Francesca Inskipp
ISBN : 1412901804
Genre : Social Science
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Skills Training for Counselling is written primarily for counsellors trainers. It is clear and useful survey by one of the most experienced and respected counsellor trainers in the UK' - Psychology Teaching Review The demand for qualified counsellors is increasing and there exists a need to train and develop individual with the skills and competencies they need to deliver this vital service. For those who are responsible for delivering and developing courses, quality is a paramount issue. This invaluable guide is intended to help those who are training counsellors, as well as those training to be counsellors, and deals with: teaching and learning skills, curriculum development; preparation and setting up of courses; teaching ideas, competencies and assessment; with a final chapter of the competencies of the trainer. Useful appendices contain further practical ideas for learning skills and identifying competencies as methods of assessment.

Introduction To Counselling And Psychotherapy

Author : Stephen Palmer
ISBN : 0761955445
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 84. 64 MB
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Stephen Palmer is joint award winner of the Annual Counselling Psychology Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Counselling Psychology in Britain for 2000. `An Introductory Text that applies a down-to-earth approach to a diversity of 23 therapeutic approaches within couselling and psychotherapy, it was actually a pleasure conducting the review and having to read over the oulined models....It is a definate entry for counselling training courses and will offer pleanty of ideas for those teaching as well as training. It is fun to read and offers numerous ideas of how to put into place counselling techniques' -Counselling Psychology Review This essential guide t

An Introduction To Counselling Skills For Special Educational Needs

Author : Brenda Mallon
ISBN : 0719023874
Genre : Education
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An introductory course suitable for professionals in health, social services, education and the voluntary services who are involved in counselling people with special educational needs.

Practical Counselling Helping Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 9781849202633
Genre : Psychology
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`The new Fifth Edition shows Richard Nelson-Jones at his very best: clear, concise and helpful in a practical way. I strongly recommend this text' - Windy Dryden, Professor of Counselling, Goldsmiths College, London In praise of Fourth Edition: 'A welcome update...creating a powerful and stimulating learning experience'- Pat Beardsworth, Director, Welsh Centre for Counselling Psychology, Swansea 'Richard Nelson Jones's use of lifeskills counselling provides significant added value to our services, particularly with our more difficult clients '- David Stratford, Director, Davidson & Associates, Melbourne 'An excellent practical book, packed with useful information. An ideal text for training courses' - Stephen Palmer, Centre for Stress Management, London 'This book provides a secure base from which the counsellor can practice in an empathic, effective and ethical manner' - Robert Bor, Professor of Psychology, City University, London 'A unique combination of theory, skills and practical activities in a highly informative and impressively detailed text' - Ken Fisher, Bolton Institute 'A great training book....extremely useful for a wide variety of counselling, helping and pastoral care settings' - Dr Ron Perry, Director, Institute for Counselling, Sydney, Australia 'Invaluable and interesting text and exercises for building a broad range of counselling skills' - Dr Doug Farnill, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney University, Australia This new Fifth Edition of Richard Nelson-Jones' bestselling Practical Counselling & Helping Skills presents the core skills needed to be a successful counsellor. Fully revised and updated, the text is based on the Relationship-Understanding-Changing (RUC) lifeskills counselling model. This provides a systematic approach for clients to develop specific lifeskills to change how they feel, think, communicate and act, and this book provides ways for the counsellor to facilitate this change. Practical Counselling & Helping Skills guides the reader through the three different stages of the RUC model - 'relating', 'understanding' and 'changing'. Areas covered include: } how to listen to, and understand, the client and their problem } the assessment of feelings, reactions and communications } intervention } ethical issues. The book is packed with case studies and practical examples for the trainee counsellor, and the 'activities' within each chapter enable the student to put theory into practice. This text will be invaluable to all those undertaking counselling training for the first time in a variety of different settings.

Basic Counselling Skills

Author : Richard Nelson-Jones
ISBN : 9781446253854
Genre : Psychology
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From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this third edition remains the most accessible and practical introduction to the basic counselling skills essential for the helping professions. Steeped in vivid case examples, experimental activities and therapeutic dialogue, this book provides a thorough, step-by-step guide to the subject, working through each stage of the helping process. The key skills covered include: - Starting, structuring and summarizing the helping process - Active listening - Offering challenges and feedback - Facilitating problem solving - Improving clients' self-talk, rules and perceptions - Coaching, demonstrating and rehearsing - Managing resistance and changing referrals - Conducting middle sessions and terminating help Accessible, practical and concise, this bestselling book also discusses ethical issues and dilemmas, multicultural and gender aware helping, providing a master class for anyone using counselling skills in the course of their work.

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