Description - Counselling by Stephen Palmer
'The Reader reflects some of the best work published in Counselling, the journal of the British Association for Counselling, over the past 15 years. The choice of articles also gives a historical perspective on the development of counselling in Britain...provides many hours of interesting reading and a wealth of learned experience all in one volume. I can see this book becoming recommended reading for counsellor training programmes' - British Psychological Society Counselling Psychology Review This comprehensive and stimulating Reader draws together key material which has been published in Counselling, the Journal of the British Association for Counselling, in recent years. Combining accessible research studies with professional and personal reflections, the Reader draws on a diverse and authoritative range of articles to cover central aspects of counselling including: therapeutic approaches; contexts and practice; social, professional and ethical issues; research; and future trends.
Bringing together information, reflection and experience, Counselling provides direct access to the main theories, practices and issues which have underpinned, and which continue to shape, the development of counselling, and will act as a springboard for debate and an opportunity for reflection on the status and relevance of counselling today.
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Author Biography - Stephen Palmer
Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching and Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University. He has authored over 225 articles and 40 books on counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, coaching and coaching psychology, and stress management. He is UK Coordinating Editor of International Coaching Psychology Review, Executive Editor of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, and Consulting Editor of the International Journal of Health Promotion of Health Promotion & Education. He is actively involved in a number of professional bodies. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association (UK); President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. He is a Former President and now Honorary Vice President of the Institute for Health Promotion & Education. He was the 1st Chair of the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and was the 1st Honorary President of the Association for Coaching. His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking.