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Basic Counselling Skills: A Helper's Manual

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  • ISBN-13: 9781473912984
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Release Date: Dec 09, 2015
  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.56 x 9.61 x 6.69 inches


This practical bestseller from leading expert Richard Nelson-Jones introduces the essential counselling skills for the helping professions. Now in its fourth edition, it guides you through the key skills for helping work across a range of settings, such as counselling, nursing, social work, youth work, education and many more. It explores 17 key counselling skills, including: 

-asking questions
-facilitating problem solving
-negotiating homework 

Each chapter describes a particular skill, illustrates it using clear case examples across a range of settings and then helps you consolidate and practise what you've learned through a set of creative activities. 

Further chapters cover professional issues including a new chapter on managing crises and chapters on ethical dilemmas, supervision, working with diversity and more.

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