Chapter 11. Helping People with their Unconscious Processes

  1. Richard Velleman and
  2. Sarajane Aris

Published Online: 10 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch11

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

How to Cite

Velleman, R. and Aris, S. (2009) Helping People with their Unconscious Processes, in Counselling and Helping, Second edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch11

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:

  • helping people with unconscious processes;
  • unconscious processes - impact on how one behaves, thinks and feels;
  • unconscious processes;
  • unconscious as mental processes or mental material - no easy access to consciousness;
  • problems with unconscious processes;
  • skills and techniques for using unconscious processes;
  • difficulties, conflicts or feelings within counselling relationship;
  • careful supervision and close supervision in place;
  • working with repeating patterns;
  • collaborative counselling relationship in working with unconscious

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background to Helping People with their Unconscious Processes

  • Problems with Unconscious Processes

  • Skills and Techniques for Using Unconscious Processes

  • When Not to Work through Unconscious Processes