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A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology brings together a wide range of relevant information on the theory and practice of counseling psychology, written through the lens of direct practitioner experience and incorporating a global perspective. This accessible text provides concrete information on historical developments in the field as a whole, on training requirements and paths, on careers and domains of practice, and on the kinds of tasks and challenges that practitioners deal with in different settings.

Philosophical Considerations in Counselling Psychology
Philosophical considerations in counselling psychology

We have decided at this point to launch straight into the issue of philosophy and counselling psychology and we very much hope that the experience of considering the ideas set out here will engage you in an energizing way rather than offering you something dry and heavy! This is a very pertinent issue at present in the field of counselling psychology and we think that it raises some important questions and challenges. As we shall see, there are many different philosophical trends that have all influenced this professional field, and there are also many different psychologies, a fact that we shall consider in more detail in the following chapter on professional knowledge in counselling psychology Our ...

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