'This all inclusive, comprehensive book may, on first glance, appear to have little that is relevant to emergency nurses. On closer scrutiny it covers many of the emotional problems and crises you will encounter in the emergency department!. [It] is a useful resource and reference book and will be valued by students and practitioners of emergency nursing' - Accident and Emergency Nursing Praise for the First Edition: 'An amazingly comprehensive, well-written, balanced and pluralistic handbook that manages to present the rainbow field of psychotherapy and counselling in an accessible and reliable way. This state-of-the-art volume will become absolutely indispensable for anyone involved in this work, whether in training or qualified' - Andrew Samuels, Professor of Analytical Psychology, University of Essex 'This remarkable book is more than an elegant presentation of contemporary counselling and psychotherapeutic theory. It is packed full of practical skills and hints - all written by highly experienced practitioners - and presented in an accessible and jargon-free format. No idea is left unturned.This is a practical handbook in every sense of the word and essential reading for trainees and practitioners alike' - Professor Robert Bor, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Royal Free Hospital, London 'Well organized, fully inclusive and skilfully edited, it is going to be impossible not to buy this handbook.
Basically it has something on everything which people might ask about the counselling and psychotherapy profession' - Dave Mearns, Professor of Counselling, University of Strathclyde 'This is an immensely useful source book for therapists to keep near at hand in order to update knowledge and to satisfy curiosity about new ways of working. It will also be extremely helpful for trainees as they strive to gain an over-arching perspective in a rapidly proliferating field' - Professor Helen Cowie, School of Psychology and Counselling, University of Surrey Roehampton The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive text of its kind and an essential resource for trainees and practitioners alike.Comprising succinct and easy-to-access contributions, the Handbook describes not only the traditional skills and theoretical models, but also the most common client concerns brought to therapy and the particular skills required for different practice settings and client groups.
Written and edited by those at the very forefront of counselling and psychotherapy, the Handbook has been substantially updated for this, the Second Edition and includes new material on evidence-based practice, psychopharmacology, counselling by email, psychodrama, solution-focused therapy, quality evaluation, and attachment theory. For trainees The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition provides the ideal companion to each stage of their studies, while for practitioners the Handbook is an indispensable source of professional reference.