Author:Andrew Reeves

Pub Date: November 2012

Pages: 496

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About the Book

Welcome to the Companion Website for An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice.

This Companion Website contains a wealth of chapter by chapter resources for you to use alongside the book.  From extended case studies through to web resources, links and PowerPoint presentations, these extra resources will help aid and enhance your learning and understanding. 

Before you get started, watch the video here to find out what the author has to say on why he decided to write the book and how it will tell you everything you need to know during your training and beyond.

‘I have taught on both postgraduate diploma and masters programmes for counselling training, and would have really appreciated having this book available to myself and the students. I would absolutely recommend it to trainee counsellors.’
Judith Fewell, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh

‘Andrew Reeves has produced a very useful and clear introduction to the field. An excellent addition to the counselling and psychotherapy literature.’
Windy Dryden, Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London

This book is an authoritative introduction to everything you need to know to become a professional therapist. It takes you through the entire therapeutic process, introducing the theory and applying it to real-life practice.

Drawing on years of experience as a counselling practitioner and researcher, Andrew Reeves links counselling and psychotherapy theory to the development of appropriate skills, and locates it within the context of therapeutic practice today. Engagingly and accessibly written, the book is packed with learning features including

  • Chapter Overviews, Summaries and a Glossary – helping you navigate the book and get the most out of it.
  • Discussion Points, ‘Skills Practice’ and ‘Pause for Reflection’ sections, helping you critically engage with and reflect on what you have learned.
  • Case Studies and scenarios, helping you apply key ideas in practice across settings and modalities.
  • Indicated Further Reading and Important Websites – supporting your continued learning.

This groundbreaking textbook represents a benchmark in understanding - and applying - the principles and practice of counselling and psychotherapy.