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How do clients view the counseling process? How do counselors and therapists view their experiences in working with clients? Experiences of Counselling in Action answers these and other questions by presenting personal accounts of individual clients and counselors. Each individual relates their distinct counseling experience by exploring such issues as identity, expectations, trust, power, and the client-counselor relationship. In addition, each examines the intense personal meaning of “success” or “failure” in their respective roles. Tightly edited and well-written, this impressive volume provides important insights into this crucial dimension of the counseling experience. It will prove of great value to students and professionals in the areas of mental health, counseling and clinical psychology, and social work. “A strikingly original book…. A carefully crafted tapestry of chapters ...

The Practitioner's Experience of Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Review of the Research Literature
The practitioner's experience of counselling and psychotherapy: A review of the research literature

The aim of this chapter is to explore and review the research literature on what it is like for counsellors and psychotherapists to practise their craft. ...

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