'A stimulating and valuable book' - "British Journal of Guidance and Counselling". This concise and practical book tackles the key issues which all counsellors, regardless of their theoretical orientation, encounter in the counselling process from its beginning to its termination. It assesses and provides views on some of the major challenges common to any counselling process such as structuring, trust, evaluation, the reluctant client, improving the counselling relationship, transference and countertransference.
Table of Contents
The Therapeutic Alliance as an Integrating Framework - Windy Dryden Structuring the Counseling Process - Robert W Day and Richard T Sparacio Trust as an Underlying Dynamic in the Counseling Process - Margaret L Fong and Barbara Gresback Cox How Clients Test Trust Helping the Reluctant Client to Engage in Counselling - Robert J Manthei and David A Matthews The Evaluation of Counselling - Carole Sutton A Goal-Attainment Approach Improving the Counseling Relationship - David E Hutchins The Stages of Influence in Counseling - Terence J Tracey Transference Phenomena in the Counseling Situation - C Edward Watkins Jr Countertransference - C Edward Watkins Jr Its Impact on the Counseling Situation Termination of Individual Counseling - Donald E Ward Concepts and Strategies