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Tribes of the Person-Centred Nation: An Introduction to the Schools of Therapy Related to the Person-Centred Approach 2ed

by Pete Sanders PCCS Books
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Pbk 279 pages
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The first UK text to comprehensively cover the therapies grouped under he title 'Person-Centred'. Specifically written for UK practitioners and students at advanced certificate, diploma,degree and masters level,it is the most accessible introduction to these closely associated approaches and to their key commonalities and differences. It covers the pivotal names, dates, theory elements and practice issues in an easy-to-read style, along with further reading and resources. This popular, widely used set-text has been revised and considerably extended. New to this edition are revised contributions from Nick Baker, Mick Cooper, Campbell Purton and Richard Worsley; a chapter on Emotion Focused Therapy by Prof Robert Elliott; an entire section on 'new developments' comprising: Person-Centred Expressive Therapies (Dinah Brown), Pre-Therapy (Pete Sanders), Relational Depth (Rosanne Knox), Counselling for Depression (Andy Hill).

Introduction: Pete Sanders. Chapter 1: History of Client-Centred Therapy and the Person-Centred Approach: events, dates and ideas, Pete Sanders. Chapter 2: Classical Client-Centred Therapy, Tony Merry. Chapter 3: Focusing-Oriented Therapy, Campbell Purton. Chapter 4: Experiential Person-Centred Therapy, Nick Baker. Chapter 5: Emotion-Focused Therapy Robert, Elliott Chapter. Chapter 6: Existentially-informed Person-Centred Therapy, Mick Cooper. Chapter 7: Integrating with integrity, Richard Worsley. Chapter 8: New developments: Person-Centred Expressive Therapie, Dinah Brown; Pre-therapy, Pete Sanders; Relational Depth, Rosanne Knox; Counselling for Depression, Andy Hill. Appendix: Mapping person-centred approaches to counselling and psychotherapy, Pete Sanders.

Pete Sanders spent over 30 years practising as a counsellor, educator and clinical supervisor. He has written, co-written and edited numerous books, chapters and papers on many aspects of counselling, psychotherapy and mental health. He continues to have active interest in developing person-centred theory, the politics of counselling and psychotherapy, and the demedicalisation of distress. He has given keynote addresses at several UK and European conferences and also offers workshops in a few areas that continue to interest him. He is a a pre-therapy/contact work trainer and trustee of the Soteria Network UK