Book: An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice

Book Title:

An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice.

Author(s): Andrew Reeves.

Year: 2018.

Edition: Second (2nd), Updated Edition.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle.


This book introduces readers to everything they need to know about counselling and psychotherapy theory, skills and practice. Drawing on years of experience as a counselling practitioner and educator, Andrew Reeves links theory to the development of appropriate skills and locates it within the context of therapeutic practice. Features including chapter summaries, discussion questions, prompts for reflection, case examples and further reading help students to apply what they’ve learnt and give them the confidence to progress into practice. The book covers:

  • Key theoretical approaches.
  • Personal development.
  • Counselling skills.
  • Professional settings.
  • Law, policy, values and ethics.
  • Working with difference and diversity.
  • Client and present issues, and more.

Learning is also supported by a wealth of online resources such as case studies and videos that show what theory looks like in practice, as well as journal articles to help extend knowledge. This is the essential text for any trainee practitioner, or for anyone needing an introduction to the foundations of counselling theory and practice.

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