The Dynamics of Power in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Gillian Proctor
Publisher:
ISBN: 1898059403
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Counseling

Given that people who are distressed often choose to go for help in therapy, it is therapists' duty and responsibility to deconstruct practices and to be clear about the ethics, values and effects of the practices they use. This book is based on the values and ethics of justice and responsibility, to resist domination and totalising discourses.

Values Ethics in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Gillian Proctor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473904385
Release Date: 2014-03-14
Genre: Psychology

This book offers an introduction to values and ethics in counselling and psychotherapy, helping you to develop the ethical awareness needed throughout the counselling process. The book covers: - Context and emergence of ethics in counselling - Exercises to explore personal and professional values - Tools to develop ethical mindfulness - Differences between therapeutic models - Relational ethics - Ethical dilemmas and issues - Practice issues including confidentiality, boundaries and autonomy versus beneficence. Using in-depth case studies of counselling students, the author demonstrates the constant relevance of values and ethics to counselling and psychotherapy, equipping trainees with the tools to successfully navigate values and ethics in their professional practice.

Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Author: Kenneth S. Pope
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119195467
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Psychology

The ethics book no psychology student or professional should be without Thoroughly updated and expanded to include recent research findings, landmark legal decisions, the Hoffman Investigation Report, and changes in the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association, the new 5th edition of Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling covers the latest developments in ethical thinking, standards, and practice. You'll learn how to strengthen your ethical awareness, judgement, and decision-making. Distinguished Emeritus Professor Don Meichenbaum described the 5th edition as 'a MUST READ book for both beginning and seasoned clinicians' and Professor David H. Barlow wrote, 'A stunningly good book. . . . If there is only one book you buy on ethics, this is the one.' Covers the many changes and challenges brought about by new technology, EHRs, videoconferencing, and texting, as well as practicing across state and provincial borders Discusses moral distress and moral courage Includes 5 chapters on different aspects of critical thinking about ethical challenges, including a chapter on 'Ethics Placebos, Cons, and Creative Cheating: A User's Guide' Deals with complex issue of culture, race, religion, sexual identity, sexual orientation, and politics Provides steps to strengthen ethics in organizations Offers guidance on responding to ethics, licensing, and malpractice complaints—not to imply that you'll need to after reading this book! Keeps the focus on practical, creative approaches to the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities encountered by therapists and counselors in their work

Counselling Class and Politics

Author: Anne Kearney
Publisher: Pccs Books
ISBN: 1898059098
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Counseling

It is sobering to think that this book, ground-breaking in 1996, still stands practically alone in looking at class, politics and counselling. This book has received unequivocally enthusiastic reviews in a wide range of journals. Many counsellor-educators have put it on their 'essential reading' list. Put it on yours now.

The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Colin Feltham
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526417657
Release Date: 2017-09-20
Genre: Psychology

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.

Animal Assisted Therapy in Counseling

Author: Cynthia K. Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317374978
Release Date: 2017-02-17
Genre: Psychology

The third edition of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counseling is the most comprehensive book available dedicated to training mental health practitioners in the performance of animal assisted therapy in counseling (AAT-C). New to this edition is discussion of the human-animal relational theory, a new theory dedicated to the practice of AAT-C. This edition also has added applications for supervision and includes the most recent research and practice. Consistent with previous editions, a variety of animal-assisted interventions are described with case examples provided in a variety of settings with different types of animals. This unique resource is an indispensable guide for any counselor or psychotherapist looking to develop and implement AAT techniques in practice.

Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Dave Mearns
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526416902
Release Date: 2017-10-28
Genre: Social Science

Looking in depth at the therapeutic meeting between therapist and client, this now includes an updated preface, new content on recent research and new developments and debates around relational depth, and new case studies.

Values and Ethics in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Gillian M. Proctor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473904378
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Social Science

This book offers an introduction to values and ethics in counselling and psychotherapy, helping you to develop the ethical awareness needed throughout the counselling process. The book covers: - Context and emergence of ethics in counselling - Exercises to explore personal and professional values - Tools to develop ethical mindfulness - Differences between therapeutic models - Relational ethics - Ethical dilemmas and issues - Practice issues including confidentiality, boundaries and autonomy versus beneficence. Using in-depth case studies of counselling students, the author demonstrates the constant relevance of values and ethics to counselling and psychotherapy, equipping trainees with the tools to successfully navigate values and ethics in their professional practice.

Understanding Mental Health Care Critical Issues in Practice

Author: Marc Roberts
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526451330
Release Date: 2018-04-28
Genre: Medical

Practitioner-focused, essential reading for students of mental health, this dynamic book provides a critical overview of current issues in mental health practice. It offers concrete guidance on navigating and evaluating different approaches to mental health care, giving crucial space to approaches which put the service user at the heart of care provision and recovery. Tackling the complex and challenging, Understanding Mental Health: Guides students through the landscape of mental health care through detailed case studies that situate practice and bring theory to life Provides a thorough introduction to critical issues through sign-posted chapter aims, concept summaries and activities

Encountering Feminism

Author: Gillian Proctor
Publisher:
ISBN: 1898059659
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Client-centered psychotherapy

Brings together the powerful forces of feminist and person-centred theories ot offer a dynamic alternative that is based on principles of mutual relationships, genuineness and respect.

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Author: Janice L. DeLucia-Waack
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483321370
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Education

The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched text available on this topic, Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition underscores the notion that group work is improved through increased collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Edited by renowned leaders in the field, this thoroughly updated and revised Second Edition explores current literature and research and offers suggestions for practice in psycho-educational, counseling, and therapy groups. The Handbook is divided into five main sections: current and historical perspectives, best practices, multicultural and diverse groups, groups in special settings, and an introduction to special topics.

Multicultural Issues in Counseling

Author: Courtland C. Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119025337
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Psychology

This widely adopted, seminal text provides comprehensive direction from leading experts for culturally competent practice with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Fully updated—with seven new chapters and including feedback from educators and practitioners—this book goes beyond counseling theory and offers specific information and effective techniques for work with the following client groups: American Indians African Americans Asian and Pacific Islanders Latinos/as Arab Americans Multiracial individuals and families Women and men Older adults LGBQQT clients People with disabilities Deaf children and their families Socioeconomically disadvantaged clients Military personnel *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.

Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Author: Howard E. A. Tinsley
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483324784
Release Date: 2015-03-18
Genre: Social Science

Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy by Howard E. A. Tinsley, Suzanne H. Lease, and Noelle S. Giffin Wiersma is a comprehensive, topically arranged text that provides a contemporary account of counseling theories as practiced by internationally acclaimed experts in the field. Each chapter covers the way mindfulness, strengths-based positive psychology, and the common factors model is integrated into the theory. A special emphasis on evidence-based practice helps readers prepare for their work in the field.

An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy

Author: Joseph L. Wetchler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317963400
Release Date: 2014-08-27
Genre: Psychology

Now in its second edition, this text introduces readers to the rich history and practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, with 32 professionals from across the US presenting their knowledge in their areas of expertise. This blend of approaches and styles gives this text a unique voice and makes it a comprehensive resource for graduate students taking their first course in Marriage and Family Therapy. The book is divided into three sections: Part 1 focuses on the components on which 21st century family therapy is based and summarizes the most recent changes made to not only therapeutic interventions, but to the very concept of “family.” Part 2 presents an overview of the 7 major theoretical models of the field: structural, strategic, Milan, social constructionist, experiential, transgenerational, and cognitive-behavioral family therapy. Each chapter in this section • Focuses on the founder of the theory, its theoretical tenants, and its key techniques • Shows how the model focuses on diversity • Presents the research that supports the approach Part 3 addresses specific treatment areas that are common to marriage and family therapists, such as sex therapy, pre-marital therapy, research, and ethics and legal issues. As an introduction to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, this volume stands above the rest. Not only will readers gain an understanding of the rich history of the field and its techniques, but they will also see a complete picture of the context in which families are embedded, such as gender, culture, spirituality, and sexual orientation. This knowledge is the key to understanding what differentiates Marriage and Family Therapy from individual psychotherapy. Glossaries, case studies, tables, figures, and appendices appear generously throughout the text to present this information and give students a thorough overview to prepare them for their professional lives.

Boundaries Power and Ethical Responsibility in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Kirsten Amis
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473987777
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Psychology

The boundaries of the therapeutic relationship are a crucial part of effective therapy. But understanding them, and the effects of power and responsibility, can be intimidating to trainee or newly-qualified therapists. This book will take step by step through everything they need to know to work ethically and safeguard the wellbeing of both themselves and their clients. It tackles: · Contracting and the importance of negotiating and clarifying boundaries with clients · The implications and limits of maintaining confidentiality · Keeping clear sexual boundaries, and how to work around issues safely and appropriately · What happens when circumstances change, and everyday or serious disruptions occur to therapy · The nature of the therapist’s power, and how to employ it responsibly to a client’s benefit Packed with case studies, ethical dilemmas and points for reflection and discussion, this is an essential read for trainee practitioners and qualified therapists looking to ensure safe and ethical practice.