This bestselling classic has guided thousands of students and practitioners step-by-step through the skills and theory of the person-centred approach. Fully updated, this Third Edition includes numerous new exercises and case studies, a thoroughly-revised chapter on recent debates and developments, as well as two important new chapters on:
* Politics, Prejudice, Power and Privilege
* Client Perception
It remains an essential introduction for those beginning their training as well as more experienced practitioners keen to expand their range.
Janet Tolan is a consultant and private pracititioner in Manchester. She has worked extensively in education and training, most recently as leader of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Masters programme at Liverpool John Moores University.
The Theoretical Framework Empathy Empathic Understanding Congruence Congruence in Practice Unconditional Positive Regard Psychological Contact - Basic and Cognitive Contact Psychological Contact II - Subtle Contact The Therapeutic Process Politics, Prejudice, Power and Privilege Client Perception Beginnings and Endings Management the Work in an Organisation Professional Issues Edgy and Ethical Issues Debates and Developments in Practice