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Existential Counselling Primer: A Concise, Accessible and Comprehensive Introduction

by Mick Cooper PCCS Books
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Pbk 111 pages
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This bestselling series presents unparalleled, comprehensive descriptions of key counselling approaches in the twenty-first century. Ideal for students requiring a theory bridge between introductory, intermediate and diploma courses or focused input for comparative essays and integrative theory assignments. Individual volumes are perfect supplements to the Steps in Counselling series as students progress in their training.

The Existential Counselling Primer sets new standards as a succinct guide to existential therapy theory and practice for everyone wanting an authoritative synopsis.

Introduction 1. The Origins of Existential Therapy 2. Key Existential Therapies 3. Human Being: An existential understanding 4. Psychological Problems 5. The Therapeutic Process 6. Therapeutic Methods 7. The Process of Change 8. Issues and Applications 9. Research 10.Client Study: A personal existential practice Resources Glossary

Mick Cooper is Professor of Counselling at the University of Strathclyde. He is widely published in the fields of existential, person-centred and humanistic approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. His best-selling texts include Existential Therapies and Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy (with John McLeod). Mick lives in Glasgow with his partner and four children.