Counseling & Helping Skills: Critical Techniques to Becoming a Counselor

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Counseling & Helping Skills: Critical Techniques to Becoming a Counselor

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Counseling and Helping Skills: Critical Techniques to Becoming a Counselor provides counselors and other helping professionals with a complete guide to developing the skills and competencies necessary to support a diverse spectrum of clients.

The text is divided into two sections. Part I begins with a chapter that describes nine characteristics of an effective counselor and then moves on to chapters that examine foundational, essential, and commonly used skills. Some skills discussed include nonverbal behaviors, forming an equal relationship, non-pathologizing, honoring and respecting clients, listening, empathy, affirmation giving, offering alternatives, self-disclosure, modeling, collaboration, and more. A separate chapter on information-gathering and solution-focused questions is provided next. Part I concludes with a chapter on specialized skills such as advocacy, assessment for lethality, confrontation, cognitive-behavioral responses, interpretation, positive counseling, life-coaching, and crisis, trauma, and disaster counseling. … [From Amazon.com]

DOI

9781516536993

Publication Date

12-2018

Publisher

Cognella Academic Publishing

City

San Diego, CA

Keywords

Helping skills, Critical techniques, Counselors, Guides

Disciplines

Counselor Education

Counseling & Helping Skills: Critical Techniques to Becoming a Counselor


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