Counselling with Children and Young People provides a distinctive focus on child therapy in school settings, addressing in a unique level of detail. The authors adopt a broad ecosystematic, integrative approach that takes into account the factors of family, school and wider community, placing emphasis on significant development and attachment issues.

Psychotherapeutic Counselling in a Multidisciplinary, Multi-Agency Environment

Psychotherapeutic counselling in a multidisciplinary, multi-agency environment
Fiona Peacock

This chapter will look at the common issues, professional dilemmas and challenges that occur when working as a psychotherapeutic counsellor in a variety of working environments. A counsellor may have to engage with the multi-agency, multi-professional system surrounding a child with complex needs, so we will consider conceptual and theoretical frameworks that could support that counsellor in this environment.

Wherever we work; in a school, in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), in a voluntary agency, or in private practice, as counsellors we are likely to find ourselves facing the dilemmas and challenges of being the sole practitioner (i.e., the only Psychotherapeutic counsellor) in that ...

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