Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach (Hardback)
  • Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach (Hardback)

Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach (Hardback)

(author), (author)
Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 18/10/2011
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This is an accessible and user friendly guide to the theory and practice of relational counselling and psychotherapy. It offers a meta-theoretical framework for the integration of the three most popular counselling and psychotherapy modalities: humanistic, psychodynamic and Cognitive-behavioural including mindfulness and compassion based approaches

This exciting new text:

- outlines the history of integration in the field of psychotherapy and counselling

- clarifies the nature of psychotherapeutic integration

- defines different models of integration

- provides a clear and rich discussion of what it means to work relationally

- outlines a coherent and flexible framework for practice, in terms of theory as well as technique

- demonstrates how this framework can be successfully utilised both in brief and long term therapy for a wide range of client issues and problems

- provides a detailed guide to working with the Relational-Integrative Model (RIM) for a range of professional issues, including ethics, research, supervision, therapist self-care and personal development

Brimming with vivid case examples, mind-maps and therapeutic dialogue, this invaluable book will help develop the theoretical knowledge and skills base of students, trainers and practitioners alike.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780857021267
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 470 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 mm

'In this solid, well-researched book, Faris and van Ooijen explain their Relational Integrative Model (RIM) ' a holistic and relational model that honours the perspectives from different theories' (p1). Faris and van Ooijen come from very different theoretical perspectives and so bring to the book a wide, inclusive and varied knowledge of therapy. This is an academic text, not light reading - a truly meaty read underpinned with extensive background research. But it will be accessible to any therapist, irrespective of their training' -
Therapy Today

'Initially sceptical about yet another therapy 'approach' or 'model', this book quickly won me over with its copious wisdom rooted in a mature engagement with intersubjectivity, and with leading-edge pluralistic postmodern and contemplative perspectives. It is a major, integrating contribution to developing an alive, 'new paradigm' approach to therapy that transcends schoolist parochialism, and challenges the worst excesses of overly 'modernist' therapeutic ideologies and practices' -
Dr Richard House, Research Centre for Therapeutic Education, Roehampton University; author of Therapy Beyond Modernity and In, Against and Beyond Therapy

You may also be interested in...

Person-Centred Counselling in Action
Added to basket
Learning To Counsel, 3rd Edition
Added to basket
Integrative Counselling Skills in Action
Added to basket
First Steps in Counselling
Added to basket
An Introduction to Object Relations
Added to basket
Counselling for Toads
Added to basket
Supervision in the Helping Professions
Added to basket
Client Centred Therapy (New Ed)
Added to basket
First Steps in Counselling
Added to basket
Tales from the Therapy Room
Added to basket
Next Steps in Counselling Practice
Added to basket
An Introduction to Counselling
Added to basket
Counselling Skills For Dummies
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.