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Supportive yet challenging, this volume contains 30 useful hints and reminders to help both students and professionals in counseling examine and improve key areas of ther work. Developing Gestalt Counseling encourages counselors to focus on areas that they feel need special attention by covering topics such as relationship and dialogue, assessment in the Gestalt approach; contact, awareness, proactivity, and responsibility; and experimental and creative methods. Author Jennifer Mackewn provides an easy-to-read and informative book for readers who are already familiar with the fundamentals of counseling and have begun work with clients in counseling psychology and social work settings.

Opening to the Transpersonal and Caring for Soul
Opening to the transpersonal and caring for soul
The transpersonal

The transpersonal dimension of counselling and therapy refers to those aspects of the therapeutic process that go beyond the limits of the individual and that connect us with each other and to spiritual traditions and values. This dimension encompasses the belief (or experience) that our existence is grounded and permeated by the spiritual, that we are not isolated beings but part of a larger whole and profoundly interconnected with all aspects of the universe (Hycner, 1988), that we are spirit and soul as well as mind, emotions and body and that our spiritual and soul selves may need nurture and care of a different kind than our bodily and ...

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