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Can the person-centred approach work in time-limited counselling and psychotherapy? This is a question that many practitioners grapple with as demand for brief therapy increases - particularly in the public sector. Brief Person-Centred Therapies is the first book to tackle the subject, bringing together the experience and insights of a leading international team of person-centred specialists. The book examines the "theoretical fit" between the person-centred approach and brief therapy. It also explores the issues which arise when working briefly in a range of different settings, including primary care, higher education and business. Brief Person-Centred Therapies is essential reading for all person-centered trainees and for practitioners who want to work in services where brief work is called for.

This Could Be the Last Time: Person-Centred Counselling with Young Men in a Young Offenders' Institution
This could be the last time: Person-centred counselling with young men in a young offenders' institution

Well this could be the last time

This could be the last time

Maybe the last time

I don't know

(The Rolling Stones)

Today I was able to give Andy a 21st birthday card, the day before his birthday, and to look at the work we have been doing together over the last three months about his future hopes and fears. Now that he is 21 he may well be moved on to an adult prison before my next visit to the Young Offenders' Institution (YOI). Andy and I have always been aware of the possibility that we won't ...

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