• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Counselors often encounter situations where clients' medical or psychiatric conditions—and their treatment—affect the assessment of, or work with, clients. This Second Edition of Medical and Psychiatric Issues for Counsellors offers a comprehensive overview highlighting key concerns and offering practical advice for judging when a situation may be beyond the counselor’s skills. The original text has been completely updated and restructured to ensure material is presented in the most user-friendly format, and three brand new chapters have been added: a new introductory chapter which provides a contextual framework for the reader; a chapter on the common principles of care and working with others; and a new concluding chapter

A Contextual Framework
A contextual framework
Introduction

The first edition of this book, which was written over ten years ago, referred to the controversy, historically going back to Freud, about whether those who are not medically qualified should engage in offering psychological forms of treatment. It is an indication of the rapid period of ...

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