Relationship Counselling for Children, Young People and Families


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Published UK, 2009
This text is a practical skills-based introduction to relationship counselling. It covers family counselling, couple counselling for parents, and counselling children and young people with regard to relationships with the family, peers, teachers and other adults. The book:

Introduces relationship counselling theory and concepts
Discusses the importance of relying on a clearly defined theory of change
Presents ways to address parenting issues
Explores confidentiality, disclosing inappropriate behaviour and personal safety

Kathryn and David Geldard present an integrative model of relationship counselling, combining skills and strategies from a number of approaches. Integrating individual and subgroup counselling with whole family counselling, this practical guide provides much-needed material on communicating with children and young people.

Dr. Kathryn Geldard is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. David Geldard is a psychologist in private practice.
Paperback. 262 pages

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