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Counselling Children 4th ed.

A Practical Introduction
ISBN: 9781446256541
Author(s): Kathryn Geldard, David Geldard and Rebecca Yin Foo
Publisher: Sage Publications, 2013
SKU code: 5337BK
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Rich in practical exercises, Counselling Children 4th ed. is the definitive guide to the skills and techniques used when working with children experiencing emotional problems.

This fully revised and updated fourth edition includes:

  • The goals for counselling children and the counsellor-child relationship
  • Practice frameworks for working effectively with children
  • Play therapy and using different media and activities
  • Building self-esteem and social skills using worksheets
  • A brand new chapter on ethical considerations
  • A new chapter covering current research, helping you understand and demonstrate the evidence base for your practice
  • More case studies to help you explore the most appropriate techniques across different settings and at different stages of your practice.

This highly practical guide is vital reading for anyone working or training to work with children, whether you be counsellor, psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist, nurse or teacher.

Author(s): Kathryn Geldard, David Geldard and Rebecca Yin Foo
About the Author(s):

Kathryn Geldard, PhD, is a lecturer and counsellor supervisor in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include adolescent peer counselling and counselling effectiveness as perceived by the adolescent client in the QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic. Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community.

Rebecca Yin Foo is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist.

David Geldard is a retired Counselling Psychologist and Trainer.