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- DescriptionWritten for professionals who can see a value for support group work within their organisation and working life but hesitate from lack of experience. This book serves as a tutorial outlining the benefits of support groups. It contains examples and case discussion with a focus on the problems and queries that a novice leader might encounter.
- Author BiographyKeith Nichols trained in clinical psychology at Leeds University and then became a lecturer at the University of Exeter in 1968, eventually retiring as Senior Lecturer in 2001. From 1970 he also took up a part time appointment as a clinical psychologist in the NHS specialising in applications to physical health and stress related illness where he gained extensive experience of support group work. He is currently Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. This book complements Keith's previous practical guide Psychological Care for Ill and Injured People (Open University Press, 2003). John Jenkinson is a trained Counsellor and has worked as a student counsellor at Plymouth University and the College of St. Mark and St. John, Plymouth. He is currently a consultant counsellor and mentor/moderator for various counsellor training courses as well as a group consultant for Cornwall Alcohol and Drugs Agency.
- Author(s)John Jenkinson,Keith Nichols
- PublisherOpen University Press
- Date of Publication01/05/2006
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleUK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOpen University Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight291 g
- Width60 mm
- Height90 mm
- Spine4 mm
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