An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision: A Practical Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision: A Practical Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

By: Mary Harris (author), Ms Anne Brockbank (author)Paperback

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An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision presents an innovative and flexible model for therapy and supervision practice. The model draws on ideas from the psychological traditions of Transactional Analysis, Gestalt theory and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to develop an integrated approach to working with clients and to developing a supervisor-supervisee relationship that can be adapted to suit the needs of individual personalities and situations. The authors lay out the theory underlying the model, how it relates to existing models of supervision, and demonstrate how the model works in practice using case material to illustrate the range of approaches that can be applied in a given scenario. This book is essential reading for both new and experienced practitioners, as well as those responsible for training therapists, counsellors and supervisors.

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Mary Harris and Anne Brockbank have over 40 years' experience of supervising and managing in the helping professions between them. They are both currently supervisors in private practice. Mary is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Maryland, USA, and Anne is a visiting lecturer at City University, London, UK.


Preface. Part 1: Introduction. 1. An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision: The FIT Model. 2. The Person-Centred Approach in Therapy and Supervision. 3. Learning Theory in Therapy and Supervision. Part 2: The FIT Model Applied in Therapy. 4. Transactional Analysis in Therapy. 5. Gestalt in Therapy. 6. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. 7. Integrating TA, Gestalt and CBT in Therapy. Part 3: The FIT Model in Supervision. 8. Introducing Supervision. 9. Using Transactional Analysis in Supervision. 10. Using Gestalt in Supervision. 11. Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Supervision. 12. Using the FIT Model for Individual Supervision. 13. Using the FIT Model for Group Supervision. Conclusion. Appendix A: An Example of Ground Rules. Appendix B: Supervision Contract. Appendix C: Setting Goals or Objectives. References. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781843106364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781843106364
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1843106361

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