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Personal Development in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Sofie Bager-Charleson

There is an increased emphasis on self awareness and self care in counselling and psychotherapy training, with a focus on how the therapist as a person affects the therapeutic outcome. This timely book responds to these complex issues and is designed to help counselling students, trainees and graduates with integrating their personal development into their professional planning. There are chapters on bringing the Self into therapy, choosing the right training and how to succeed as an accredited practitioner. Activities and research summaries throughout give this book a fully-integrated approach ideal for busy students.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • Publish Date: Aug 22nd, 2012
  • Pages: 184
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.50in - 6.60in - 0.40in - 0.70lb
  • EAN: 9781446257111
  • Categories: Psychotherapy - Counseling

About the Author

Bager-Charleson, Sofie: -

Sofie Bager-Charleson is a psychotherapist, supervisor and writer. She draws from psychoanalytic, existential and cognitive behavioural theory with a particular interest in postmodern influences on therapy. She holds a PhD from Lund University in Sweden, where she specialised in attachment issues within families and reflective practice amongst teachers. She writes both fiction and non-fiction. She works as the Director of Studies on the MPhil/PhD at Metanoia Institute and Module Leader on the DPsych. She runs workshops and courses in therapeutic practice, reflective and creative writing, in both Sweden and England.

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