Relationships in Counseling--and the Counselor's Life

Relationships in Counseling--and the Counselor's Life

eBook - 2017
Rate this:

In this engaging book, Jeffrey Kottler and Richard Balkin address common misconceptions about what works in counseling and offer suggestions for building constructive counseling relationships and facilitating positive counseling outcomes. Key aspects of the client-counselor relationship are supported by interesting examples and stories integrated with clinically useful research on counseling results.

Part 1 reviews basic assumptions about the nature of helping relationships and examines how and why they can empower client change efforts. Part 2 describes practical approaches to encourage client trust and growth, including chapters on the cultural and environmental context of relationships; the ways in which counseling is used to treat trauma; how exchanging stories solidifies and fortifies counseling relationships; and using creative and innovative
techniques to enhance relationships. Part 3 discusses the influence of relationships on counselors' personal lives and explores how counselors are affected by their work, process disappointments and failures, and deal with personal conflicts.

*Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com.

*To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here .

*Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to permissions@counseling.org

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia :, American Counseling Association,, 2017
©2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781119375449
Characteristics: 1 online resource (228 pages) :,illustrations, tables

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at my library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top