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Condition: Acceptable Author: Margaret Hough
Publication Year: 01/05/1993 Subject: Social Sciences
Format: Paperback Subject 2: Social Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
Language: English ISBN: 9780273600909

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An introduction to counselling, this text deals with all aspects of the field, from the psychodynamic to the existential. It contains a collection of different counselling techniques, services, case studies and practice exercises.

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Author(s)Margaret Hough
PublisherPearson Higher Education
Date of Publication01/05/1993
GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides

Publication Data
Place of PublicationHarlow
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintPearson Education Ltd.
Out-of-print date12/12/2001
Content Notecase studies, practical exercises, further reading

Weight358 g
Width189 mm
Height234 mm

Table Of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction 1. Psychodynamic Counselling The historical background Sigmund Freud; Id, ego and super-ego; Tension and conflict; Anxiety and ego defence mechanisms The psychosexual stages of development The oral stage; The anal stage; The phallic stage; The latency stage; The genital stage Key words: Psychodynamic; Psychoanalysis; Psychotherapy The model The unconscious; Repression and resistance; Interpretation; Free association; Transference; Countertransference; The interpretation of dreams The evolution of Freudian theory Carl Jung; Jungian therapy; Alfred Adler; Adlerian therapy; The Neo-Freudians and object relations theorists 2. Person-Centered Counselling The historical background Carl Rogers Key word: Congruence; Unconditional positive regard; Empathy The model The actualizing tendency; The self-concept; The organismic self; The therapeutic relationship Abraham Maslow The hierarchy of needs; The need for self-actualization; Application to person-centered counselling 3. Gestalt Counselling The historical background Laura and Fritz Perls Key words: The here and now; Wholeness; Figure and ground The model The client-counsellor relationship; Theory of personality; Body language; Other skills; Are there any techniques?; Groupwork; Topdog/underdog; Use of language; Incomplete Gestalt 4. Transactional Analysis The historical background Eric Berne; The need for an accessible language; Recent developments Key words: Ego states; The Parent ego state; The Child ego state; The Adult ego state The model The analysis of 'transactions'; The client/counsellor relationship; The contract; The OK position; Life scripts; Permissions; Transference; Countertransference 5. Rational-Emotive Counselling The historical background Albert Ellis Key words: Rational-Emotive; Rational and irrational thinking; The ABC model; Hedonism The model Language; Irrational beliefs; Other irrational beliefs; Changing irrational beliefs; The therapeutic relationship; Techniques of rational-emotive counselling; Homework 6. Behavioural Counselling The historical background Learning theories Pavlov; Classical conditioning; Variations; J. B. Watson; Edward Lee Thorndike; Operant conditioning and B. F. Skinner; Reinforcement schedules; Patterns of response; Extinction; Shaping; Secondary reinforcement; Conclusion Social learning theory and observational learning Albert Bandura; Joseph Wolpe; Hans J. Eysenck Key words: Behaviourism; Behavioural psychology; Behaviour therapy The model View of the person; The client-counsellor relationship; Central aims; The initial phase; Goals; Relaxation methods; Systematic desensitization; Modelling; Assertiveness training; Positive reinforcement; Token economy; Flooding and aversion therapy 7. Group Counselling The developmental background Self-help groups Training groups Encounter groups Task groups Psychotherapy groups Key words: Psychodrama; Family therapy; Systems theory The model Advantages; Disadvantages; Leading the group; Leadership style; Problems; Planning; Stages of development The group experience 8. The Eclectic or Integrative Approach Introduction The counsellor's personality; Reading; The counsellor's experience of techniques; The client's choice Why therapy? The three main approaches to counselling and therapy The psychoanalytic approach and psychodynamic counselling; Behavioural counselling; Person-centered counselling Rational-emotive counselling; Transactional analysis counselling; Gestalt counselling Group counselling Conclusion Bibliography Index

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