Description - Helping the Client by John Heron
This fifth edition of the best selling Helping the Client presents six different forms of helping behavior which can be adopted by any practitioner working face-to-face with a client. Drawing on his many years of experience as a therapist, consultant and teacher, John Heron introduces his well known and widely used six category model. He explores the contexts and issues associated with each different form of helping, and describes a wide range of practical interventions for the practitioner to use. Revised and enlarged throughout, with a new chapter on co-working, the book examines: the objectives of helping; states of personhood; the many ways in which helping can degenerate; the preparation and training of the practitioner; This indispensable book is illustrated throughout with examples of how the interventions can be used by different occupational groups. Helping the Client is the fifth edition of the book originally entitled Six Category Intervention Analysis. Its fourth edition (Sage, 1990, 0-8039-8291-7) sold over 12,000 copies.
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Author Biography - John Heron
John Heron founded the Human Potential Research Group at the University of Surrey, and later pioneered personal and professional development programs for doctors, as Assistant Director, British Postgraduate Medical Federation, University of London. He now runs the South Pacific Centre for Human Inquiry, New Zealand.