In this final chapter, I am going to consider the process of counselling from the perspective of working alliance theory. While it is traditional to discuss the process of counselling in terms of its beginning, middle and end phases, I am going to approach this subject a little differently. I will discuss the process of counselling in terms of a number of sequential stages and show how working alliance theory informs the work of counselling at each stage. In doing so, I will draw on the work of Egan (2002) and Beitman (1987), who have both outlined a stage-based model of counselling, and on the work of Prochaska et al. (1994) who have outlined a stages-of-change model which ...
Counselling as a Process
Counselling as a process