This groundbreaking book takes a humanistic approach to counselling young people, establishing humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention.
Therapeutic models for counselling young people
Assessment and the therapeutic relationship
Practical skills and strategies for counselling young people
Ethical and legal issues
Research and measuring and evaluating outcomes
Counselling young people in a range of contexts and settings.
Grounded in the BACP's competencies for working with young people, this text is vital reading for those taking a counselling young people course or broader counselling and psychotherapy course, for qualified counsellors working with this client group, and for trainers.
Introduction Part 1: The Development of the Young Person 1. Understanding Young People and their Development Part 2: Counselling Young People: Theory and Practice 2. Therapeutic Models for Counselling Young People 3. Assessment with Young People 4. The Therapeutic Relationship 5. Working with Emotions 6. Using Creative and Symbolic Interventions 7. Working with Groups Part 3: Counselling Young People: Professional and Practice Issues 8. Engaging Young People and their Families 9. Evaluation and use of Measures in Counselling Young People 10. Ethical and Legal Issues 11. Risk and Safeguarding 12. Working with Other Agencies 13. Supervision 14. Developing Culturally Competent Practice Part 4: Counselling Young People: Contexts and Settings 15. Educational Settings 16. Voluntary/Third-sector Settings