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Are you interested in the field of counselling and psychotherapy or just starting out in your training? Trying to get to grips with the many different approaches and decide which are right for you? This book can help! An ideal introductory text that assumes no prior knowledge, leading authors in the field provide overviews of 26 counselling and psychotherapy approaches in accessible, jargon-free terms. Each approach is discussed using the same framework to enable easy comparison and evaluation, covering: • Development of the Therapy • Theory and Basic Concepts • Practice • Which Clients Benefit Most? • Case study Four further chapters offer an insight into the therapeutic relationship, working with diversity, professional issues, and research, while resources such as suggested reading, discussion issues, appendices of further information and a comprehensive glossary help you consolidate your learning. So look no further if you want to know the differences between counselling and psychotherapy, compare psychodynamic and psychoanalytic theories, discover how constructivist approaches can be applied in practice, learn about third wave CBT therapies, or just get an general overview of the field; this second edition of a bestseller gives you a whirlwind tour of the breadth, complexity, fascination and problems of the field of counselling and psychotherapy.

Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Juliet GraysonBrigit Proctor

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a systemic way of working. This means we see people as a system of interactions (for example, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual) and also see the system within a system within a system (for example, a child within a family, living in a village, living in England and so on).

NLP arose from studying the structure of an individual’s everyday experience in detail, particularly focusing on people, on how people do things. From this NLP developed:

  • a set of presuppositions (guiding principles and attitudes)
  • a methodology for modelling (a detailed process to establish, with a particular skill, how they do what they do)
  • a system of coding (a detailed description of the process)
  • a series of models (ways of thinking ...
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