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`It is a fairly well established clich[ac]e that while supervision is recognised as a crucial component of good practice in psychotherapy and counselling, there is correspondingly little written about it... [this book is] a good step in redressing the balance... It is a practical, didactic and generic view of how to do supervision... giving a fairly comprehensive account of 30 of the formal skills that all supervisors probably use whether consciously or not... The book discusses each of the skills, giving examples as well as practical suggestions as to how to approach difficult issues... directed principally at counsellors, it is a book to dip into when faced with a panic about a specific issue' - Therapeutic Communities
Chapter 5: Offer Supervision that is Reasonably Congruent with Supervisees' Own Theoretical Orientations
Offer Supervision that is Reasonably Congruent with Supervisees' Own Theoretical Orientations
Trainee counsellors in Britain are increasingly likely to be learning a core theoretical model. This is largely because the Course Recognition Group of the British Association for Counselling stipulates that all courses applying for course recognition should be based on a clearly defined, coherent core model. This may mean a psychodynamic, person-centred, cognitive-behavioural or other specific theoretical orientation, or it may refer more broadly to a humanistic, transpersonal, psychoanalytic or behavioural approach (Dryden and Feltham, 1994a). Training courses are increasingly expected by the BAC to offer a core model which permeates all course elements and therefore a high proportion of trainees will expect to ...