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The Practitioner's Handbook

A Guide for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Counselling Psychologists

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The Practitioner's Handbook is an essential guide to professional development in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling psychology . In a friendly and informal style, the handbook addresses the key concerns and questions most frequently raised by newly qualified practitioners, including: " how to avoid complaints and litigation; " how to write client reports; and " how to interpret medical and psychiatric assessments. The Handbook also outlines different avenues for career development (such as research, supervision, training or management), providing the reader with practical hints and guidance on how to take the next career step and organise continuing professional development (CPD). The Practitioner's Handbook is the ideal companion for newly qualified practitioners and those nearing the end of their professional training. Leading contributors share their knowledge and experience on key topics, making the Handbook an indispensable guide for continuing professional development. Professor Stephen Palmer is an Honorary Professor of Psychology at City University in the Department of Psychology and he is Director of the new Coaching Psychology Unit.He is also founder of the Centre for Stress Management. Professor Robert Bor is Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Royal Free Hospital, London.

Author Biography

Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching and Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University. He has authored over 225 articles and 40 books on counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, coaching and coaching psychology, and stress management. He is UK Coordinating Editor of International Coaching Psychology Review, Executive Editor of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, and Consulting Editor of the International Journal of Health Promotion of Health Promotion & Education. He is actively involved in a number of professional bodies. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association (UK); President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. He is a Former President and now Honorary Vice President of the Institute for Health Promotion & Education. He was the 1st Chair of the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and was the 1st Honorary President of the Association for Coaching. His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking. Professor Robert Bor trained in the UK, South Africa and the USA. He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist as well as a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is a UKCP Registered Family Therapist, having completed his specialist training at the Tavistock Clinic, London and a clinical member of the Institute of Family Therapy, London. He has a special interest in developing psychological support services for those affected by chronic or acute medical conditions, and especially those with cancer. He has published more than 150 articles and chapters in peer-review publications as well as 20 books on the psychological impact of illness and serves on the editorial board of numerous international journals. He is also the Consulting Psychologist to several leading schools in London including St Pauls School, The Royal Ballet School and JFS. He is an active member of the International Psycho-Oncology Society, consults to Chai Cancer Care in London and he is a Churchill Fellow.
Release date Australia
February 18th, 2008
Contributors
Edited by Robert Bor Edited by Stephen Palmer
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
SAGE Publications Inc
Pages
256
Dimensions
170x242x13
ISBN-13
9780761941668
Product ID
2498008

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