- Subject index
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.
Chapter 29: Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Multicultural counselling, recently called diversity counselling, and psychotherapy has grown tremendously since the 1960s, with a large body of published literature covering a wide range of issues relating to theory, practice and research. Although much of this literature arises in the USA, Britain has produced enough multicultural counselling scholarship to warrant the legitimacy of such an approach. Yet, the number of black and minority ethnic groups that use counselling and psychotherapy by comparison is relatively small. It seems that those from these groups who use counselling or psychological services tend to drop out of treatment prematurely at higher rates than non-minority clients, or have poor outcomes.1 While the reasons are often much more ...