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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

Taking Account of Medical Conditions and Their Treatment
Taking account of medical conditions and their treatment
Introduction

In Chapter 3 the issue was raised of how counsellors can make an effective assessment of a client's ongoing medical needs. Even if the client has been referred by a medical practitioner with a full list ...

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