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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.

Calibrating your Approach for People Who Have a Fragile Sense of Self or are Easily Shamed
Calibrating your approach for people who have a fragile sense of self or are easily shamed
Why Differentiate People with Fragile Self Process?

There is considerable evidence that more and more people who would meet diagnostic criteria for a disorder of the self (see Appendix 4) or who could be described as having fragile self process (Mollon, 1994) are requesting counselling and therapy in both medical settings and in private practice. Indeed it has been argued (by Lasch, 1979, for example) that we are now a society which by its nature creates people with various kinds of fragile self process. So it is important for you to recognise such people and ...

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