8. Humanistic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice

  1. Martin Milton
  1. Heidi Ashley

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch8

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

Ashley, H. (2010) Humanistic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice, 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.ch8

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:

  • humanistic contributions to pluralistic practice;
  • emergence of humanistic therapy - addresses history of counselling psychology;
  • exploring humanistic contributions - to pluralistic practice;
  • person-centred therapy, in the 1950s - within a psychological climate dominated by mechanistic ethos of behaviourism;
  • counselling psychology, grounded in humanistic philosophy;
  • humanistic dimension of assessment and formulation;
  • humanistic therapies - client's contributions, determining whether therapy has a successful outcome;
  • humanistic foundations of pluralistic practice;
  • therapy, humanised and enriched - beyond deployment of a series of technically skilful interventions;
  • excesses of modern approach - to psychological therapies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Development of the Humanistic Approach

  • But…First to Counselling Psychology

  • The Humanistic Dimension of Assessment and Formulation

  • Humanistic Practice in its Pure Form

  • Humanistic Foundations of Pluralistic Practice

  • Humanistic Perspective on Contextual Issues

  • Conclusion

  • Note

  • References