Are you a career counsellor or coach in need of a new skills set to help meet the challenges of supporting clients?
This book is for you. It is the first to combine the theory & practice of CBT with career counselling, presenting cognitive & behavioural approaches to help clients think & act more effectively in challenging situations in order to obtain their goals. Providing clear, practical strategies & a wealth of materials that can be used with clients in one-to-one or group settings, the book introduces:
- theory of cognitive & behavioural psychological approaches within the context of career counselling
- motivational techniques to help clients succeed at interview
- how to help clients make effective vocational/educational choices & excel in the workplace
- professional issues i.e., assessment tools, ethical issues, evaluation
- self-management, using CBT techniques on yourself.
This is essential reading for trainees studying for a careers guidance qualification, as well as CBT trainees wishing to go on to career counselling.
Steve Sheward is a Careers Counsellor & CBT Therapist working in the NHS. He was previously director of the Connexions Service in South London.
Rhena Branch is an experienced CBT Therapist & author, teaching the MSc in RECBT at Goldsmith's University.
Introduction to CBT Career Counselling Theory Enabling Clients to Succeed at Interview Supporting Clients in Decision Making Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches to Career Counselling in the Workplace Supporting Unemployed Clients Supporting Clients in Education Reflective Practice and Using Assessment and Self-Help Tools Ethical Issues Career Counselling and Coaching for Self-Care