`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

Training, Supervision, Evaluation and Research Issues

Training, Supervision, Evaluation and Research Issues

Training, supervision, evaluation and research issues

Short-term, time-limited counselling is rapidly becoming both necessary and fashionable. Probably most practitioners involved in it have learned how to do it by trial and error, since little or no specific training has been available in Britain until recently. Supervision specifically oriented to the needs of short-term counsellors is poorly developed, as I argue below. Luckily there is a reasonable amount of research to guide us in our thinking. It is to be expected that training and supervision in this area will develop rapidly, as it must if skills are to be honed. I have heard it suggested that counsellors and therapists who practise short-term, time-limited work without evidence of specific training or an ...

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