Counselling Children: A Practical Introduction

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SAGE Publications, Jul 9, 1997 - Psychology - 240 pages
`I like the interactive style in which the book is written, whereby the reader is invited to consider how they might deal with a situation... following which the authors explain how they approach it.... The book is for counsellors in training and a resource for practising counsellors. The methods described can be adapted to different settings, for example school and home.... I would recommend this comprehensive and stimulating book to anyone who is interested or involved in working in a therapeutic way with children' - Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling

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Rather practical, good case studies representation, all in all, gets some where in the middle of getting a reaction form a practicing professional, from: "there, yes!" to "not really..." Can be read with minimum disappointments and some practical use to thous who prefer safe-and-sound results. Read full review


Counselling Children
Goals for counselling children
The childcounsellor relationship

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KATHRYN GELDARD, PhD, is a lecturer and counsellor supervisor in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include adolescent peer counselling and counselling effectiveness as perceived by the adolescent client in the QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic.

Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community. She is the author of a number of textbooks on counselling and has several years experience in supervising and training counsellors.

David Geldard has an international reputation as a counselling psychologist and for his work in counselling children and their families.

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