Chapter 4. Being Helped: Creating the Right Conditions and Expectations

  1. Richard Velleman and
  2. Sarajane Aris

Published Online: 10 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch4

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

Counselling and Helping, Second edition

How to Cite

Velleman, R. and Aris, S. (2009) Being Helped: Creating the Right Conditions and Expectations, in Counselling and Helping, Second edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317473.ch4

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:

  • being helped - creating right conditions and expectations;
  • what else needs to be in place in order for people to be helped through counselling;
  • eight dimensions - in creating successful helping process;
  • compatibility between client and counsellor;
  • giving and receiving information;
  • clients need to have confidence in our competence;
  • clear contract or framework for working together;
  • incompatibility - in the way we work.;
  • confirmation that change is needed;
  • magic solution, realistic and unrealistic expectations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Putting People at their Ease

  • Giving and Receiving Information

  • Competence

  • A Clear Contract or Framework for Working Together

  • Ethical Behaviour

  • Compatibility

  • Confirmation that Change is Needed

  • A Magic Solution: Realistic and Unrealistic Expectations

  • Conclusion