6. Ethics: The Fundamental Dimension of Counselling Psychology

  1. Martin Milton
  1. Camilla Olsen

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch6

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

Olsen, C. (2010) Ethics: The Fundamental Dimension of Counselling Psychology, 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.ch6

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:

  • ethics, fundamental dimension of counselling psychology;
  • ethics, very heart of counselling psychology practice - central to relational understandings;
  • ethics, as ‘the science of morality or of duty’;
  • moral principles, as standards of intention and conduct - created by and for individuals, as obligations and duties society demands;
  • ethical decision-making - guidance offered by professional bodies varying;
  • working with boundaries - helped by contracting with clients;
  • issue, ethically complex - need to inform a third party and in rare situations;
  • multidisciplinary working - ethical practice, as a complex undertaking;
  • research, important part - evaluating outcome of psychological therapy;
  • core of research ethics - need to respect needs of different constituents, individuals and populations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ethics

  • Morality

  • Professional Complexity

  • Suggestions

  • Conclusion

  • References