Chapter 16. Summary and Conclusions

  1. Richard Velleman and
  2. Sarajane Aris

Published Online: 10 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch16

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

How to Cite

Velleman, R. and Aris, S. (2009) Summary and Conclusions, in Counselling and Helping, Second edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch16

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106108

Online ISBN: 9781444317473



  • ethos of counselling;
  • enabling people to take charge of their lives and feeling empowered to make changes;
  • building blocks in effective counselling;
  • ‘Range of Styles and Approaches’ and specific techniques;
  • integrating approaches;
  • dividing building blocks up between core processes;
  • individually focused counselling and socially focused counselling;
  • using group approach, or working with couple or family;
  • self–other perception – being made aware of how others see them


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Conclusions