`Excellent... [the book] explores the "provision of effective counselling with limited resources and under strict time pressures"... with some excellent writing on the nature of time and attitudes to time in counselling and psychotherapy... the evidence in favour [of short-term counselling] is put strongly. Colin Feltham favours it as an approach of choice for certain clients, which should coexist with (rather than adversarially seek to oust and replace) longer-term therapy... he draws from a wide range of literature, while identifying those key ingredients, skills and strategies that he has found especially significant. He also discusses some of the different contexts in which this work operates... Many of the questions and issues he poses

Attitudes to Time in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Attitudes to Time in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Attitudes to time in counselling and psychotherapy

It is important to consider quite broadly clients and counsellors attitudes to time, how time is used, how it might be better used, which aspects of time may be negotiable or non-negotiable, and what time means for personal problem solving or personal growth.

Aspects of Developmental Psychology

Certain aspects of human development are beyond dispute. Pregnancies, for example, normally last about nine months. The human infant is vulnerable, cannot fend for itself and needs to be fed, cleaned and cared for for a considerable time. Most germane to our discussion are questions about the timing of developmental changes and malfunctions. Most counsellors would agree that a great deal of our habitual behaviour – comprised ...

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