- Paperback: 318 pages
- Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub (June 19 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1442177993
- ISBN-13: 978-1442177994
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2 x 22.9 cm
- Shipping Weight: 522 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #802,413 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Effective Counseling Skills: the practical wording of therapeutic statements and processes Paperback – Jun 19 2009
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From the Back Cover
This book gives away the secrets of effective counselors and therapists. The practical skills and concepts distilled in the present form, are the contributions of countless colleagues and clients who over the years have challenged the creative energies of the author. Effective Counseling Skills is designed to achieve the primary purpose of making counseling skills public knowledge in the belief that the health of society is improved when counseling is known to the most people. The style of the manual is conversational with numerous examples of the wording of therapeutic statements. Major topic areas include an explanation of the client's personal history, how to begin and deepen the counseling process, helping the client learn healthy ways of relating, skills for healing grief, working with couples, as well as practical ways to manage a counseling practice, and much more. Library of Congress Control Number: 2009904837
About the Author
After completing an MSW degree at the Kent School of Social Work in 1977, the author (originally from Ohio and now living in Victoria, Canada) gained clinical experience in counselling and psychotherapy in hospital and private practice settings. He began the Counsellor Training Institute in 1985 expanding to five cities, and founded the national Professional Counsellors Association. Currently he is President of the College of Mental Health Counselling providing counsellor training for the general public for personal development and entry to the counselling profession. Employment assistance and consultation for client problems are provided at no charge to all graduates.
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