Handbook of Counselling Psychology, Second Edition is the definitive guide to the context, theory and practice of contemporary counselling psychology. Designed primarily as a textbook for use in training, the Handbook is highly recommended by lecturers and trainees, while for practitioners it provides an excellent source of professional reference. Bringing together the knowledge and experience of leading practitioners, the Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive account of the major topics within Counselling Psychology, including: Theoretical approaches; methodology; contexts of practice; psychological interventions; social, professional and ethical issues Fully revised and updated, the second edition includes six new chapters covering the transpersonal approach, gender issues, sexual identity, race and ethnicity, time-limited practice and the body. Each chapter is supported by illustrative case material and examples, which show how issues arise and are addressed in practice.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE Counselling Psychology in Context - Sheelagh Strawbridge and Ray Woolfe PART TWO: RESEARCH AND EVALUATION Quantitative Research on Psychotherapeutic Interventions - Michael Barkham Methods and Findings across Four Research Generations Qualitative Research Methods in Counselling Psychology - John McLeod Establishing a Practice-Based Evidence for Counselling Psychology - Michael Barkham and Chris Barker PART THREE: PERSPECTIVES ON PRACTICE The Psychodynamic Paradigm - Michael Burton and Tom Davey The Humanistic Paradigm - John McLeod The Cognitive-Behavioural Paradigm - Michael J Scott and Windy Dryden The Existential-Phenomenological Paradigm - Ernesto Spinelli Feminist Approaches to Counselling Psychology - Carolyn Kagan and Carol Tindall Counselling Psychology Practice - John Rowan A Transpersonal Perspective The Constructivist Paradigm - David A Winter The Systems Paradigm - Robert Bor and Charles Legg The Eclectic and Integrative Approach - Henry Hollanders PART FOUR: PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS: DEVELOPMENTAL THEMES The Life Course as a Meta-Model for Counselling Psychologists - L[ac]eonie Sugarman Psychological Counselling of Children and Young People - Jim Downey Psychological Counselling with Young Adults - Cassie Cooper Counselling Psychology and Mid-Life Issues - Simon Biggs Psychological Counselling with Older Adults - Fiona Goudie PART FIVE: ISSUES AND CONTEXTS Counselling Psychology in Primary Care Settings - Roslyn Corney Counselling Psychology in Naturally Occurring Systems (Families and Couples) - Eddy Street Psychological Therapy in Groups - Maria Gilbert and Diana Shmukler Career Development Work with Individuals - Jennifer M Kidd Sexual Identity - Martin Milton and Adrian Coyle Affirmative Practice with Lesbian and Gay Clients Cross-Cultural Counselling Psychology - Zack Eleftheriadou Time-Limited Practice - David Purves Counselling Psychology in the Workplace - Vanja Orlans Enhancing Learning Skills - Peter J Ross and Angela M Taylor Stress Management and Prevention Programmes - Stephen Palmer Counselling Psychology and the Body - Bill Wahl PART SIX: SOCIAL, PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES Ethical Issues in Counselling Psychology - Carol Shillito-Clarke Training and Professional Development in the Context of Counselling Psychology - Diane Hammersley Counselling Psychology - Alan Frankland The Next Ten Years