Chapter 1. Introduction: What This Book is About

  1. Richard Velleman and
  2. Sarajane Aris

Published Online: 10 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch1

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

How to Cite

Velleman, R. and Aris, S. (2009) Introduction: What This Book is About, in Counselling and Helping, Second edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106108

Online ISBN: 9781444317473

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Keywords:

  • foundations and core processes for counselling and helping;
  • understanding and working with ‘what lies within us’;
  • selection of people and problems;
  • Toni, Philip, Sally, Paula, Harry, and Raj and Gita - experiencing a range of problems;
  • main building blocks in counselling work;
  • framework for helping and tools in helping relationship;
  • deciding whether you need counselling or not;
  • helping through counselling - primary process of engagement and relationship;
  • foundations and core processes for counselling and helping;
  • what is involved in an approach, process, skill or technique

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What This Book Will Do

  • Part I: Foundations and Core Processes for Counselling and Helping

  • Part II: The Range of Styles and Approaches

  • Part III: Social Processes

  • Integrating the Building Blocks

  • Format and Layout of the Book

  • A Note on Terminology

  • What This Book Won't Do