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By Dr Janice Russell, Graham Dexter

ISBN-10: 1412945763

ISBN-13: 9781412945769

Not easy clean Minds and Sticky Moments in Counselling: A Revised version is a highly pragmatic textual content that attracts on humour and adventure to discover and support to demystify a few of the matters and dilemmas that counsellors locate themselves in this day. providing various ways and abilities to aid practitioners and trainees see throughout the 'challenging' or 'sticky' moments in traditional healing perform, Janice Russell and Graham Dexter provide useful recommendation for relocating ahead. issues are provided by way of an issue: key issues, the underlying assumptions and ideology in regards to the subject; exploration of attainable counsellor responses (relating strength interventions to the assumptions and ideology of the counsellor); and concluding with common instructions for pro and moral perform. good referenced and researched, this revised variation updates the discourse on many present issues with new sections together with: " unfavourable outcomes of counselling " problems with psychological overall healthiness and disorder " specialist matters " warnings for practitioners to heed " demanding situations to techniques of selfhood difficult clean Minds and Sticky Moments in Counselling: A Revised version addresses the talents and matters linked to all degrees of counselling, allowing practitioners to mirror on their occupation, with the final word objective of very best perform. The textual content is all the way down to earth, solidly grounded in conception, wealthy in useful talents and represents a fascinating higher point textual content for trainees on various classes in addition to execs.

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Either of these possibilities may present a danger: the counsellor might unwittingly direct the content away from disclosure. People are not stupid; when we divulge risqué material, we can tell from physiological indicators demonstrated by our confidante whether our revelations have caused disgust or alarm. So in a counselling relationship, 50 Me and you, you and me the counsellor who is repelled but who tries not to be may well have the effect of suppressing any more disclosure. Equally, the counsellor who tries to steer or direct the client towards some ethic of ‘normal’ behaviour will be acting oppressively.

We look at issues of intimacy, sexuality, friendship and culture. We suggest that although interpersonal relationships might defy absolute definition and regulation, within the therapeutic professions, it is encumbent on the practitioner to work with intentionality and awareness of the issues which might affect their work on an interpersonal level. Introduction The concern of this chapter is to explore some of the issues and thinking around interpersonal relationships in counselling. We know that it is difficult to define or code exactly what goes on between people, or what exactly constitutes an ‘interpersonal relationship’.

We rest our case – curiosity kills the counselling! So how do we counter this potential? The antidotes are simple, but require considerable self-discipline: ● ● ● ● ● Beware of asking two questions concurrently, unless for clarification. This would mean you are interrogating. It suggests that you have neglected to reflect back the content of the answer to your first question, or the second question had to be asked because your first one was poorly constructed. Consider asking no questions at all!

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