Six Key Approaches to Counselling and Therapy (Paperback)Richard Nelson-Jones (author)
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- cognitive therapy and solution-focused therapy from the cognitive-behavioural school
- person-centred and Gestalt therapy from the humanistic school
- Freud's psychoanalysis and Jung's analytical therapy from the psychodynamic school.
Following a clearly-defined structure, each chapter describes the origin of the therapeutic approach, a biography of its originator, its theory and practice, discusses case material and further developments, and suggests further reading. Richard Nelson-Jones goes on to review and evaluate all the approaches in his concluding chapter.
This excellent textbook is a vital resource for students on introductory courses and those who are starting out on professional training.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"The rational emotive behavior therapy chapter is quite clear and will be helpful to almost any reader." - Dr Albert Ellis, President, Albert Ellis Institute, New York City
"Clear, thorough and succinctly summarizes cognitive therapy's most important concepts and principles." - Dr Judith Beck, President, Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, Philadelphia
"The transactional analysis chapter is accurate and conveys the spirit of the classical approach very well." - Dr Ian Stewart, Director, The Berne Institute, UK
"The existential therapy chapter is an excellent job...lucid and intelligent." - Irvin D. Yalom, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical School
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