Counselling Children: A Practical Introduction


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Published UK, 1997. 5th edition 2018
This book is a highly practical, best-selling guide to skills and strategies which can be used in working with children who are experiencing emotional problems. Written in straightforward terms, the book sets out the authors` model of sequentially-planned integrative counselling for children (SPICC) and describes the specific techniques which practitioners can use to help children:

+ Tell their story and release troubling emotions
+ Improve self-concept and deal with unhelpful beliefs
+ Recognize their options and choices
+ Discover new behaviours and manage impulsive behaviour

This book also provides guidelines for selecting and using a range of media, play and activities. The fully revised 4th edition includes a new chapter on ethical considerations and a new chapter on historical background and contemporary ideas.

Dr. Kathryn Geldard is adjunct lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.
Paperback. 342 pages

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