`This book presents contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor, or therapist, and the client, as held by practioners from diverse theoretical orientations. Each chapter clarifies and considers the elements of the counselling relationship which have the most bearing on therapeutic practice and the strengths of each are highlighted in terms of understanding, theory and skills' - The New Therapist It is now widely accepted that the therapeutic relationship - referred to here as the counselling relationship - may be the most significant element in effective practice. Understanding the Counselling Relationship presents contrasting views of the relationship between the counsellor or therapi
The Existentialism of Dialogue
In my book The Worlds of Existentialism (Friedman, 1991) I point to a central and still not sufficiently recognized issue that divides existentialists – whether the self is seen as central with the relation between selves as a dimension of the self, or ...