• Summary
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  • 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

Issues at the Beginning of Counselling
Issues at the beginning of counselling
Introduction

The processes surrounding the referral and assessment of clients for counselling are complex and the difficulties increase considerably where medical and psychiatric conditions are part of the client's situation. The basic decision that has to be made by the end of the ...

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