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  • An Introduction to Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    by John McLeod

    Introducing the basic principles of research theory and practice, this book is the ideal starter text for any counselling trainee or practitioner learning about the research process for the first time.Structured around common training topics, the book:- Explains why you need to do research at all: what it is, why it′s important and its historical and philosophical context- Guides you through the ... Read more

    $59.50 AUD

  • Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action

    by Ian Stewart

    series Counselling in Action series
    Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA). Ian Stewart guides the reader step-by-step through the successive stages in using TA to create therapeutic change, building understanding of the way the approach works in real-life practice.Key features of this new edition include ... Read more

    $63.68 AUD

  • Mad or Bad?: A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology

    by Andreas Vossler and 4 more

    A cutting-edge text that provides a comprehensive introduction to mental health problems and criminal behaviour, this book explores the link between mental health and criminality and considers the most common and effective therapeutic approaches for working with offenders and victims of crime.· Part 1 explores the predominant tensions between forensic and therapeutic agendas;· Part 2 considers how ... Read more

    $44.32 AUD

  • Melanie Klein

    by Julia Segal

    series Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy series
    Praise for First Edition:`The book is very intimate; the first chapter on Klein′s personal and professional life is extremely candid and enlightening. Will be enjoyed by pre-professional students and psychoanalytically oriented theoreticians and practitioners′ - ChoiceMelanie Klein was without doubt one of the most influential figures in the development of psychoanalysis. Whilst constantly ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • Qualitative Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    by John McLeod

    The need to show how and why counselling works has led to an explosion of research activity, and a growing focus on research in counselling and psychotherapy teaching and practice. Yet this book, even now in its second edition, stands alone in addressing qualitative research in therapy.Leading expert John McLeod helps readers through each stage of the research process, explaining techniques for ... Read more

    $77.43 AUD

  • Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & Psychotherapy

    by Tim Bond and 1 more

    series Legal Resources Counsellors & Psychotherapists
    This indispensible text is your students′ first point of reference when faced with a situation or dilemma of a legal nature regarding record keeping or confidentiality issues. Reflecting changes in policy and law and developments in practice since its last publication in 2008, this new edition has been expanded into 14 new and thoroughly revised chapters.New content includes:- The latest Data ... Read more

    $56.75 AUD

  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

    An Integrative Approach

    by Elsie Jones-Smith

    A step forward from the traditional textbook on counseling theories, Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: An Integrative Approach offers students a comprehensive overview of past and current approaches to psychotherapy and counseling, with a modern approach to theories of psychotherapy. An extensive array of mainstream theories, as well as contemporary approaches such as narrative, feminist, ... Read more

    $2.51 AUD

  • What is Counselling and Psychotherapy?

    by Norman Claringbull

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    Written specifically for students on counselling and psychotherapy courses, this book gives an overview of the profession from its early beginnings in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis through the development of the different schools and approaches of talking therapies including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural and person-centred approaches. Working within various sectors, such as the ... Read more

    $45.64 AUD

  • Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People

    A Person-centred Approach

    by Mr Mark Prever

    This book is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centred approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty - whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting.This practical text:- specifically addresses both the counsellor and the 'helper', ... Read more

    $56.75 AUD

  • Counselling Survivors of Domestic Abuse

    by Christiane Sanderson

    Counselling Survivors of Domestic Abuse explains how counsellors can facilitate recovery from domestic abuse within a secure, supportive therapeutic relationship.There has been growing awareness in recent years of the impact and consequences of domestic abuse, especially the relationship between domestic abuse and mental health. To appreciate the nature of trauma caused by domestic abuse, ... Read more

    $38.38 AUD

  • Person-Centred Counselling for People with Dementia

    Making Sense of Self

    by Danuta Lipinska and 1 more

    Although currently many people with dementia are not given the opportunity to receive professional counselling, this book explores the value of counselling for men and women living with this condition and how it enables them to make sense of their lives and their notions of themselves. The author explores the pervasive myth that all experiences of living with dementia are entirely negative and ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD

  • Counselling the Person Beyond the Alcohol Problem

    by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

    At the heart of Richard Bryant-Jefferies' work with problem drinkers is his belief in the power and effectiveness of the person-centred approach to counselling. He suggests that many alcohol problems develop out of, or are connected with, relationship difficulties. He highlights the importance of building a therapeutic relationship with the person, and of engaging with their individuality to ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Effective Supervision for Counsellors

    An Introduction

    by Hazel Reid and 1 more

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you get the very best supervision is important to all students, at all levels. This book introduces both ′new′ and ′in-training′ supervisors and counsellors to the concept of supervision and its purpose within counselling. The focus is on key elements of supervision, including methods, processes, skills and policy and the ... Read more

    $41.57 AUD

  • Effective Counselling with Young People

    by Hazel Reid and 1 more

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    This book examines key theoretical counselling perspectives and applies these specifically to work with young people. It establishes how to build counselling relationships in order to support young people and enable them to achieve positive outcomes and to manage their lives effectively. It also identifies the key counselling skills needed to engage in purposeful, helping conversations. There are ... Read more

    $42.89 AUD

  • Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    by Ramona Forrest and 1 more

    Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Ten Days in a Mad-House

    by Nellie Bly

    A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth-century AmericaIn 1887, Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island, America’s first municipal mental hospital. Calling herself “Nellie Brown,” she was able to convince policemen, a judge ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Garbage Bag Suitcase

    A Memoir

    by Shenandoah Chefalo

    Garbage Bag Suitcase is the true story of Shenandoah Chefalo’s wholly dysfunctional journey through a childhood with neglectful, drug-and alcohol addicted parents. She endured numerous moves in the middle of the night with just minutes to pack, multiple changes in schools, hunger, cruelty, and loneliness. Finally at the age of 13, Shen had had enough.After being abandoned by her mother for months ... Read more

    $7.84 AUD

  • Aspergers in Love

    by Maxine Aston and 2 more

    Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of relationships ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD

  • An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

    From Theory to Practice

    by Andrew Reeves

    This book introduces readers to everything they need to know about counselling and psychotherapy theory, skills and practice. Drawing on years of experience as a counselling practitioner and educator, Andrew Reeves links theory to the development of appropriate skills and locates it within the context of therapeutic practice. Features including chapter summaries, discussion questions, prompts for ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Practical Counselling and Helping Skills

    Text and Activities for the Lifeskills Counselling Model

    by Richard Nelson-Jones

    This sixth edition provides a step-by-step guide to using counselling and helping skills with confidence and proficiency. The author′s three-stage model of counselling - relating, understanding and changing - is designed to facilitate developing lifeskills in clients and to help them to change how they feel, think, communicate and act.It includes new chapters on ′Technology mediated counselling ... Read more

    $70.50 AUD

  • Counselling Children

    A Practical Introduction

    by David Geldard and 2 more

    The definitive guide to the skills and techniques used when working with children experiencing emotional problems, this book covers all you need to know about:The goals for counselling children and the child-counsellor relationshipPractice frameworks for working effectively with childrenPlay therapy and the use of different media and activitiesBuilding self-esteem and social skills through the use ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Counselling Adolescents

    The Proactive Approach for Young People

    by Kathryn Geldard and 2 more

    Now in its fifth edition, this definitive guide to counselling adolescents has introduced thousands of trainees and practitioners to the theory, principles, skills and techniques of proactively counselling this client group.With over 4 hours of online resources, this multi-disciplinary book uses case studies and examples to demonstrate how a diversity of needs requires a diversity of approaches ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Mental Health Social Work

    by Jennifer Martin

    Mental Health Social Work provides students and practitioners in social work, human services and welfare studies with a thorough understanding of contemporary mental health theory and practice required for beginning practice as a mental health social worker. Testimonials from readers of previous editions are appreciative of the engaging style of writing that facilitates reflective practice for ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Understand Counselling

    Learn Counselling Skills For Any Situations

    by Aileen Milne

    Understand Counselling will give you a clear understanding of the main counselling theories and help you develop vital counselling skills. It will introduce you to the three main branches of counselling - psychodynamic therapy, person-centred therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy - and familiarize you with the key features of each one. Whether you are interested in training as a counsellor, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD