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Person-Centred Counselling in a Nutshell

Person-Centred Counselling in a Nutshell

Second Edition

February 2011 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Person-Centred Counselling in a Nutshell is a short, accessible guide to one of the most popular approaches to counselling.

Using examples drawn from practice, Roger Casemore outlines, in a clear, jargon-free style, the main principles of the person-centred approach, using the core therapeutic conditions:

- congruence

- unconditional regard

- empathy

This revised and updated second edition includes new material on professional issues, on the use of person-centred counselling in short-term therapy, and on the wider application of the person-centred approach in other settings.

Providing a concise introduction to the theory and practice of person-centred counselling, Person-Centred Counselling in a Nutshell is the ideal place to start for anyone reading about the approach for the first time.

Roger Casemore is Senior Teaching Fellow and Director of Counselling courses at University of Warwick

An Overview of the Person-Centred Approach to Counselling and to Life
The Beliefs Underpinning the Person-Centred Approach
Beginning the Counselling Relationship
The Challenge of the Three Central Conditions
The Process of Personality Change in Counselling and in Life
The Relationship Is the Therapy

A fantastic snap shot of PC counselling

Mrs Claire Smith
School of Education, Nottingham Trent University
March 13, 2013

This text is ideal for students commencing a course in counselling. I will be recommending it strongly for the "Foundations in Counselling" Module. The book is clear, concise and easy to read it is a good starting point for developing understanding of the Person - Centred Model.

Dr Bill Naylor
Development & Society, Sheffield Hallam University
November 8, 2012

Very good for background reading

Mrs Nikki Whitehouse
Education Department, Compton Hospice Education centre
September 6, 2012

A handy, pocket size book which introduces students to the essential elements of person centred counselling in an easy to read manner. A useful list of additional sources is provided to enable students to pursue additional information and delve deeper into the subject matter..

Ms Jane Horrex
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
July 27, 2012

Ideal first / introduction text for person-centred counselling courses.

Mr Tony Moynihan
Health and Care, Colchester Institute
November 4, 2011

An easy read for trainee counselling. It explains simply the person centred approach

Mrs Mary Sherrill
Health & Social Care, Tresham Institute
November 3, 2011

Don't be fooled by this little book, its size does not represent the depth of wisdom it contains. An excellent companion to any student Person-Centred practitioner.

Miss Lyndise Tarbuck
Centre for Health and Care, Colchester Institute
October 21, 2011

A useful book which summarises the key points of the model. Ideal for students learning the model for the first time and beginning to use it in their clinical work.

Ms Jane Keeton
Psychology , Wolverhampton University
August 19, 2011

An invaluable addition to any reading list as Casemore has successfully managed to squeeze a great amount of key content into a teeny-weeny book!

Ms Kirsten Amis
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August 10, 2011

Useful to have a new edition of this clear and concise introductory text - it will be on our essential reading list for the Person Centred Theory module of the BA Counselling Studies.

Ms Raje Suzanne Airey
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June 9, 2011

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