In the second edition of this hugely popular book, Tony Merry reorganised and updated the text to include the latest initiatives in the world of counselling and psychotherapy. It offers in-depth discussion of all aspects of person-centred counselling from its origins to current developments in theory and practice.
Wie wirkt sich die Anwendung des nicht-direktiven, personenzentrierten Ansatzes auf uns Menschen aus? Welchen Einfluss haben die Elemente dieses Selbstkonzepts auf unser Miteinander, sowohl in der Therapie als auch in der Dynamik von Gruppen? Mit persönlichen Gedanken, Erfahrungen und Fallvignetten bringt Carl Rogers seine angestrebte lebensbejahende Daseinsform zum Ausdruck: Der Mitbegründer der Humanistischen Psychologie zeigt, was ein ausgeprägter Gemeinschaftssinn, aufgeschlossene zwischenmenschliche Kommunikation und Authentizität systemverändernd für Erziehung, Politik und unser Zusammenleben bedeuten. Den hier versammelten Aufsätzen liegt eine bestimmte Auffassung von der menschlichen Natur zugrunde: Es ist die Überzeugung, dass der menschliche Organismus, das einzelne Mitglied der Spezies Mensch, in seinen Tendenzen im Kern konstruktiv ist. In einem wachstums- und entwicklungsfördernden psychologischen Klima können diese Potentiale freigesetzt werden. Den hier versammelten Aufsätzen von Carl Rogers liegt allen eine bestimmte Auffassung von der menschlichen Natur zugrunde: Es ist die Überzeugung, daß der menschliche Organismus, das einzelne Mitglied der Spezies Mensch, in seinen Tendenzen im Kern konstruktiv ist. In einem wachstums- und entwicklungsfördernden psychologischen Klima können diese konstruktiven Potentiale freigesetzt werden.
»In meinen Beziehungen zu Menschen habe ich herausgefunden, daß es auf lange Sicht nicht hilft, so zu tun, als wäre ich jemand, der ich nicht bin. - Ich habe es als höchst lohnend empfunden, einen anderen Menschen akzeptieren zu können.«
As founder of the person-centred approach, Carl Rogers (1902-1987) is an influential psychologist and psychotherapist. Providing insights into his life and an explanation of his major theoretical ideas, this book offers an introduction for those practitioners and students of the person-centred approach.
Dieses Buch ist nach den Worten des Verfassers Ausdruck seiner Überzeugung, daß die Beratung ein erlernbarer, überschaubarer und verstehbarer Prozeß ist, ein Prozeß, der vermittelt, überprüft, verfeinert und verbessert werden kann. Es soll angehende wie erfahrene Berater und Therapeuten zu weiterer Erforschung von Theorie und Praxis anregen. Rogers ist überzeugt, daß wir eher zu wenig als zuviel Vertrauen in die Wachstumsmöglichkeiten des Individuums haben, und er möchte mit seinem Buch dazu beitragen, die im Individuum beschlossenen Wachstums- und Entwicklungspotentiale zu erkunden und zu fördern. Das Buch ist" im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes ein praktisches Buch, geschrieben von einem Mann, der über langjährige und erfolgreiche Erfahrung als Berater und Psychotherapeut verfügt."Leonard Carmichael in seinem Vorwort.
Becoming a Counsellor is a one-stop reference book for all new counselling trainees. Whether starting out on an introductory course or tackling a postgraduate diploma, this book will make the journey to professional qualification that little bit easier. It addresses the complexities and challenges of counselling training by confronting and unpicking the many potentially daunting issues and questions faced by students throughout their training. The book covers a comprehensive range of topics, including - choosing a course and theoretical orientation - clarifying roles - who's who on the course? - explaining common pedagogical activities and expectations, including the personal development journal - assessment, supervision and support - ethical and legal issues. While earlier chapters introduce methods of learning and developing for those new to the field, later sections addressing research, supervision and placements will be of interest to students who are studying at a higher level. This engaging, straightforward introduction to counselling will be an essential companion for students new to counselling throughout their training, whether on basic introductory or postgraduate diploma courses.
Drawing extensively on the work of Carl Rogers and his own experience, Vincent, a specialist in the person-centered approach in therapies, analyzes the therapist's role in empathy, whether creating an environment for it, practicing it, encouraging clients to develop it, or accepting it from others. Vincent concentrates on the concepts posited by Ro
This is the first book to take a humanistic - person-centred/experiential - approach to counselling to the most commonly presenting client issue, depression. A landmark text, it establishes humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention and is essential reading for trainees wishing to work in public health settings. Chapters cover: · Evidence-based practice and person-centred and experiential therapies · Counselling for Depression competence framework · Working briefly · the Counselling for Depression therapeutic stance · In-depth case studies illustrating Counselling for Depression in practice · Training, Supervision and Research. The book further includes lists of CfD competences, research data supporting the approach, and sources used in developing the Humanistic Competence Framework This will be vital reading for those taking CfD training or a humanistic counselling and psychotherapy course, as well as for those already working within the NHS wishing to enhance their practice. Andy Hill is an accredited counsellor, an experienced trainer and Head of Research at the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Pete Sanders is retired person-centred therapist, who now acts acts as a trainer, with a special interest in Pre Therapy. He founded PCCS training and PCCS books with his wife Maggie.
Each preceding book in the Living Therapyseries provides a demonstration of the application of the person-centred approach to counselling and psychotherapy to clients presenting with particular issues. To complement these, this book focuses more on the supervisory element of the therapeutic process. It brings together examples of supervision sessions from the Living Therapyseries, and presents each one as an example of person-centred supervisory practice of person-centred counselling. The supervision sessions deal with a range of issues that arise when working with clients who are seeking counselling in order to resolve difficulties from a wide range of difficult human experience. Each supervision session is introduced with a summary of the background, and points for discussion are included at the end of each chapter to stimulate further thought and debate. The book does not attempt to demonstrate a definitive way to apply person-centred principles to supervision, but does demonstrate core principles. It will prove valuable to experienced and novice supervisors, and to those uncertain about supervising counsellors working in areas outside their own professional experience. It should also be read by counsellors in training who are preparing to be supervised, for whom the book offers insights into this collaborative process.
Many counselling courses have a strong research element built into the modules and students are expected to gain a thorough understanding of research issues early on in their studies. This accessible and practical textbook will demystify research and make it relevant to counselling practice. There are sections on linking clinical practice to research, developing 'curiosity' and engaging with the data. The book uses clinical practice as a basis for understanding research, and makes connections between the activity of therapy and the research process.
Why do I need to learn about CBT and/or the Person-centred Approach? What can these techniques contribute to my counselling training and practice? This book has some of the answers, showing humanistic, CBT and integrative therapists how to get to grips with each other's approaches. CBT has become more fully present in the therapeutic landscape and therapists from other modalities are increasingly being required to understand or even train in the approach. Responding to this growing pressure for change, Person-centred therapist Roger Casemore joins forces with Jeremy Tudway. Together they show how counsellors can respect and value each other's approaches by more clearly understanding the similarities and differences in theory, philosophy and practice. They clarify how therapists draw upon this knowledge in their practice without betraying the values of their core approach. This book is recommended for anyone studying Person-centred or CBT modules on counselling & psychotherapy courses, or experienced practitioners wishing to adapt their practice for NHS settings. Roger Casemore is currently an Associate Fellow in Lifelong Learning at the University of Warwick and has a private practice as a therapist and supervisor of other therapists, based in Worcester. Jeremy Tudway is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and a director of Phoenix Psychological Services, Warwickshire. In addition to this he lectures in CBT at the University of Warwick.
Trainee therapists need to show practical competence through the production of client reports and case studies. Reporting in Counselling and Psychotherapy is a unique hands-on guide to this element of practical work. Using clinical examples to guide the reader, and a detailed analysis of case study and process report writing, it will show how to present clear, concise and properly presented reports. The book will be an invaluable tool, not only for those embarking on practical training in psychotherapy, counselling and psychology, but also for trainers in these areas and for clinicians writing clinical reports or case presentations.
This bestseller provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy.
`This is a useful book for those who use person-centred counselling in their practice, or who are training to become person-centred counsellors' - Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Developing Person-Centred Counselling, Second Edition is designed to help counsellors improve their skills within the person-centred approach. Written by Dave Mearns, leading person-centred expert and bestselling author, the Second Edition has been fully revised and updated taking account of developments in person-centred practice. With new chapters on growth and transference, the book covers the subjects which are central to person-centred training: } the core conditions } therapeutic alliance } development of the counsellor } therapeutic process } the person-centred approach in relation to psychopathology. Supported by case material and examples from practice, each part of the book presents the counsellor with practical, and often challenging ideas, which encourage him/her to think carefully about his/her practice and how to improve it. Developing Person-Centred Counselling, Second Edition is a highly practical and inspiring resource for trainees and practitioners alike.
Brian Thorne?s latest book is likely to cause something of a furore in the counselling and psychotherapy world and more particularly among person-centred practitioners and pastoral counsellors. ?The Mystical Power of Person-Centred Therapy? takes the later work of Carl Rogers with the utmost seriousness and, as a result, moves into unexpected and perhaps, for some, dangerously controversial terrain. Rogers discovered towards the end of his life that he had greatly underestimated both the mystical quality of the therapeutic process and the power of the person-centred approach to give access to the spiritual dimension of experience. Professor Thorne takes this concept further and explores the implications of regarding person-centred therapy as an essentially spiritual discipline. The outcome is a book which not only provides new and startling challenges for therapists of all orientations but also suggests that the person-centred way of being may have a major contribution to make to the resolution of some of humanity?s seemingly intractable problems. It should appeal not only to therapists but also to clergy and all those concerned with the spiritual evolution of humanity. In the light of the events of September 11th 2001 and their aftermath such a book could not come at a more opportune time.