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Title Counselling and psychotherapy in contemporary private practice / edited by Adrian Hemmings & Rosalind Field
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2007

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Description xi, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Rosalind Field and Adrian Hemmings -- 2. The changing status of counselling and its impact on private practice / Glyn Hudson-Allez -- 3. Avertising / Lawrence Suss -- 4. Assessment / Melanie Withers -- 5. Other professionals - support or intrusion? / Adrian Hemmings -- 6. The individual therapist working in an independent group practice : unconscious dynamics and defensive practices / Andrea Halewood and Jeremy Christey -- 7. Psychodynamic counselling and complementary therapy : towards an effective collaboration / Robert Withers -- 8. Working from home in independent practice / Rosalind Field -- 9. The role of money in the therapeutic exchange / Rosalind Field and Adrian Hemmings -- 10. Breaks and endings in independent practice / Rosalind Field
Summary "Working as a counsellor or psychotherapist in contemporary private practice presents a number of clinical, ethical and philosophical dilemmas that impact on the therapeutic relationship. Counselling and Psychotherapy in Contemporary Private Practice brings together experienced contributors to explore these dilemmas, with insightful and illuminating results." "This book distinguishes itself as it does not simply offer practical ideas. It also presents the reader with issues that arise from the specific context of working in independent practice and explores how these affect what takes place in the therapeutic relationship."
"Counselling and Psychotherapy in Contemporary Private Practice will provide essential reading for students of counselling and psychotherapy, qualified and experienced practitioners contemplating setting up in private practice. It will also be of interest to those already working in private practice who wish to reflect upon the dilemmas that arise in this working environment."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Counseling psychology -- Practice.
Counseling psychology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Psychotherapy -- Practice.
Psychotherapy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Author Hemmings, Adrian, 1952-
Field, Rosalind, 1961-
LC no. 2007004671
ISBN 9781583912454 hardback
9781583912461 paperback