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This text can be used by all students from undergraduate level to our masters level. The writing is clear and is a good aid for new students or as a refresher for more experienced students undertaking the counseling pathway.
The is a foundation text for essential counselling skills
Very easy to use highly recommend this publication alongside the Counselling training , great supportive text .
This textbook is easy to navigate and consume. It is a helpful tool for individuals to learn the basic principals involved in counselling. It is a good resource for students starting their journey of understanding counselling and the counselling process. The focus on the role of the counsellor is of particular importance and is clearly addressed in this book.
This is a helpful book, explaining helping skills with clarity. This book would be useful for students studying on a counselling skills course. The book takes you through the counselling process, mainly from a CBT perspective, though it also examines the core conditions necessary for a good helping relationship.
A great introduction to the role of the helper in counselling. Clearly written with appropriate examples throughout, and thought-provoking activities which are relevant for either group discussion or individual reflection. A very accessible text with clear guidance on how to develop basic counselling skills for helpers or those considering progression into a professional counselling role.
Helpful introduction for students to counselling
A classic in its field, usefully updated
A useful book, that outlines the basics in a simplistic and understandable way
A good summer pre-read in preparation for a third year module exploring therapeutic relationships and listening skills.
A great easy to read 'primer' for those wanting a little more from their introductory courses, skills classes, or those just entering studies. My learners have particularly enjoyed the Q & A style real world approach, and the activities are 'just right' in terms of level and content. Overall, the book would make a great acquisition for learners and tutors alike, or for your LRC.
This textbook meets our needs for an introduction for lower division students preparing to work as paraprofessionals.
Meets our needs for an introduction for lower division students preparing to work as paraprofessionals.
This is an excellent text for understanding and applying basic counselling skills. It tackles skills individually and allows the reader to appreciate, the role, function and value of the core skills for effective counselling. It is most practical and accessible for counselling trainees at any level.
This book is a very good read for those who want to gain some understanding of basic counseling skills . Recommended for student learners