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Counselling Skills for Dummies
Discover the practical skills for helping others. Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communicating well, this book provides the perfect introduction to the practical basics of counselling
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2020)
Judith S. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan individualized treatment, structure sessions, and implement core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques.
Personal Counseling Skills : An Integrative Approach
This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-read introduction to personal counseling written for professional and volunteer counselors and those who train them.
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy
This encyclopedia traces theory and examines the beginnings of counseling and psychotherapy all the way to current trends and movements.
List of Theorists - From Sage Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy
This list is from the Encyclopedia and attempts to match many of the theories with the theorist who developed it. In some cases, there are others who assisted in the development of the theory or are regularly known to be associated with the theory. It is not an exhaustive list as many individuals go into the development of a large portion of these theories.
Working with Drug and Alcohol Users
This book provides an accessible guide to substance use and working with substance users. Using transactional analysis theory, the author explains why some people use substances, exploring different personality types, and covers the basic components of drug counseling.
A collection of videos covering various aspects of counselling.
Counselling Role Play
This is an example of a introduction to counselling role play. This is not a formal counselling session. This video can be used for the unit Work Within a Structured Counselling Framework
Role Play: Gestalt Therapy
Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
Gestalt therapy was developed as a revision to psychoanalysis and focuses on an experiential and humanistic approach rather than analysis of the unconscious which was one of the main therapeutic tools at the time Gestalt therapy was employed.
Role Play: Person Centred Therapy
Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors.
The person-centred approach focuses on the client being able to develop a greater understanding of self in an environment which allows the client to resolve his or her own problems without direct intervention by the therapist.
Role Play: Solution Focused Therapy
Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
Solution-focused therapies are founded on the rationale that there are exceptions to every problem and through examining these exceptions and having a clear vision of a preferred future, client and counsellor, together, can generate ides for solutions.
Therapeutic journeys: Counselling Aboriginal clients and their families
This video demonstrates a brief five-step intervention program. The intervention is based on stress-coping-health model that has been used and tested with relatives of drug users in primary care settings.
Narrative Therapy with Children: With Stephen Madigan
Watch expert Narrative therapist Stephen Madigan in an actual counseling session with a perfectionist 10-year old boy and his mother.
Children can feel overtaken by family problems and allow those problems to define who they are. In this video, Stephen Madigan presents a refreshing approach that allows family members to separate themselves from their problems and retell their stories. By asking a series of compassionate questions, Madigan quickly gets to the heart of this family’s frustration–a pattern of competitive taunting among the six children in the house. Madigan then helps them uncover skills, strengths and solutions to take home in order to break the family pattern. Jon Carlson and Don Keat introduce Dr. Madigan, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model.
Books in the Library
At Risk Youth
This text provides the conceptual and practical information on key issues and problems that you will need to prepare effectively for work with at-risk youth. Each chapter has resources that direct you to interesting and informative You Tube, TEDTalk, and research sites to expand upon and illustrate the written information. The authors describe and discuss the latest research-supported, evidence-based prevention and intervention techniques that will help you perform your job successfully and improve the lives of young people at risk.
Basic personal counselling : a training manual for counsellors
Teaches interviewing skills and provides training group exercises to enable students to build a skill repertoire.
Developing Helping Skills
Whether you are preparing for social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, pastoral counseling, human services, or a related helping profession, this unique book offers the fundamental knowledge and skills sets you need. The authors' multilayered learning system integrates reading, discussion, observation and visualization, practice, and evaluation.
Fundamentals of Case Management Practice
Focuses on student needs to consider, correct documentation procedures, transparent referral practices in each step of the human services process.
A safe place for change : skills and capacities for counselling and therapy
Emphasises acquiring skills through practical experience in addition to knowledge, and self awareness to develop relationships.
Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy,
Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, this book helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. It introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, postmodern, and integrative approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases.