• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the tasks and the processes of learning and writing required on counseling training courses and in the practice of counseling. The authors cover the entire training period, from choosing a course to the early stages of professional practice. Part I discusses learning skills, methods and approaches, looking at the context for learning, motivation, and experiential learning; Part II focuses on course requirements, the form of written assignmentsùhow to complete them and the difficulties that can be encounteredùas well as covering the basics of writing, including language, form, and style; Part III looks at the involvement of practicing counselors in continued learning and the kinds of writing that they may develop throughout their careers. Clear and accessible, Learning and Writing in Counselling contains a wealth of practical examples, suggestions, and “how-to” material. It will be a supportive and helpful guide to the specific learning and writing skills required by all trainee and practicing counselors.

Continuing to Write
Continuing to write

If you find that you like writing and have some facility for it, you may well want to continue writing after the course is finished. For one thing, you now have the chance to put down all those thoughts and ideas that interested you but which did not fit into the assigned essays on the course. Perhaps you have found a counselling job which entails writing an annual report or contributing to one. Or you are asked to write a book review or to review a training video; or you get notice of a conference and realise that you might be able to write something that fits in with its theme. There are a number of journals to which you ...

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