Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over, and providing effective counselling services to this growing client group requires a unique and specialised approach. This practical guide explores the factors that differentiate older drinkers, and introduces an innovative person-centred model that will help counsellors and other healthcare professionals to give older people with alcohol problems the help and support they need.Older people with alcohol problems often have complex personal histories, and are particularly vulnerable to long-term dependency, social isolation and self-medication.
Trust this bestselling resource to provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling.Written by expert counsellor and bestselling author Margaret Hough, this textbook provides the clearest overview and introduction to the subject.
Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma is a practical, introductory guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, rape, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and domestic abuse. Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive introduction to complex trauma accompanied by advice on how to create a safe environment in which survivors can learn the skills to restore control over trauma symptoms, to aid healing and post traumatic growth.
Psychotherapy and Counselling: Reflections on Practice provides a balance of engaging and in-depth stories and case studies from the inside of therapy. Representing the key practice modality sections of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, the book explores examples from a range of therapeutic practices, grounded in the theoretical and evidence frameworks of the modality or approach and supported by clear and authoritative commentary.
... A] worthy addition to a] graduate training bookshelf... I was a bit daunted by the large, almost 600-page book that landed on my desk, but once I started reading it I had a hard time putting it down "--Melanie D. Hetzel-Riggin, PhD, Penn State, Journal of Trauma and Dissociation Trauma Counseling is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary guide to the theory and treatment of survivors of a broad spectrum of traumatic events, including interpersonal violence, hate crimes, school violence, community violence, natural disasters,
The wide-ranging contexts in which counselling and psychotherapy is now practiced means clients present with a range of risks that therapists have to respond to. Risk is an ever-present issue for counsellors and psychotherapists and, in an increasingly litigious culture, the need for trainees to develop a sound understanding of how the right tools and the right knowledge can support their practice has never been greater.
Counselling adolescents examines various aspects of understandingadolescents including an extensive overview of adolescentsas young persons and related theories. It includes definitions of counseling, proactive counseling and adolescentcounseling. Provides the reader with insights into the developmentof understanding of counseling, so as to understand the adolescentsmind, motivations, arguments, backgrounds and whysome young individuals necessitate counseling.
This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of counselling psychology. Covering not only the underlying principles and philosophy of the profession, it offers a uniquely applied perspective in a concise, student-friendly format.
"This Guide recognises carers are a crucial component of any partnership approach to service delivery. It has
been developed to assist staff across service settings in Australia in recognition and support of carers, to enable
them to continue in their role as partners in recovery" - foreward