17. Counselling Psychology and the Media: The Highs and Lows

  1. Martin Milton
  1. Lucy Atcheson

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch17

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

How to Cite

Atcheson, L. (2010) Counselling Psychology and the Media: The Highs and Lows, in Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues (ed M. Milton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch17

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470715475

Online ISBN: 9780470667279

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Keywords:

  • counselling psychology and the media - the highs and lows;
  • core foci of counselling psychology - therapeutic relationship and its impact on people's difficulties;
  • relationship between psychology and the media - British psychological society press committee;
  • psychologist and their agent - relationship fraught with difficulty;
  • writer of a self-help book, cannot write with each of their readers in mind - variety of responses to the work;
  • material needs to encompass sufficient issues - appealing to all;
  • counselling psychologists - and involvement with television programmes;
  • relationship with television media, complex one - counselling psychologist attending to different relationships;
  • relationship between psychologists and their clients;
  • relationship between counselling psychologist - and television show's audience

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Importance of a Working Relationship between Psychology and the Media

  • The Printed Media

  • Comments for Journalists

  • The Media of the Spoken Word

  • Involvement with Television Series

  • Guest Professionals on Radio Shows

  • In Summary

  • References