This practical resource is a follow-on from the hugely successful Counselling with Reality Therapy. The second edition provides a jargon-free and practical explanation of a theory and method of counselling which can be used in any therapeutic relationship. It presents a comprehensive, succinct and practical overview of Reality Therapy and also contains ideas which can be used by parents, spouses, partners, children, family and anyone wishing for more satisfying relationships. This book forms an easy-to-use introduction to this approach and includes: a discussion of the concepts behind reality therapy, choice theory, the counselling environment, procedures and special applications; information on how this approach has a wide application, including developing responsibility, motivation, self-esteem, improving relationships, dealing with discipline and problems and addictions; details of how this approach can be used in schools, by the probation and prison services, at work, within clinics and the health service and in many other areas where counselling is applicable. Contents: A Brief History of Reality Therapy; Choice Theory: The Psychology Underlying Reality Therapy - An Overview; Creating the Counselling Relationship Parts 1 and 2; The Procedures that Lead to change: The 'WDEP System'; Reality Therapy and Group Counselling; Application to Schools; Relationship Counselling; Reality Therapy and Addictions Treatment; and Paradoxical Techniques. Robert E. Wubbolding EdD, LPCC, BCC, is an internationally known teacher, author and practitioner of Reality Therapy. John Brickell DC is Director of the Centre for Reality Therapy (UK) and a senior faculty member of the European Association for Reality Therapy (EART) and the William Glasser International (WGI) organisation.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 182
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 245 x 171 x 11 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition