`The authors are highly experienced and clearly competent in this area of work, and convey an easy confidence in their methods. Pat Milner and Stephen Palmer's book is a good buy... a valuable and carefully-crafted book, a wealth of ingenious stress-reduction strategies that made me feel better without having to see an actual therapist' - British Journal of Guidance & Counselling
This integrative problem-focused counsellor's approach to dilemmas helps the client increase their ability to cope with, or develop ways of reducing, the demands of a situation.
Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist and psychotherapist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at Middlesex University. He has authored/edited over 50 books including The Beginner's Guide to Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2015). He is Co-editor of the European Journal of Counselling Theory, Research and Practice. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association; President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking.
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