Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy by Gerrie Hughes

By Gerrie Hughes

What is it that makes a counsellor or psychotherapist competent?


In Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Gerrie Hughes deals a framework for realizing what being useful ability for person practitioners, either quite often and in moment-by-moment paintings with consumers. Divided into sections, half One, The powerfuble Self, and half , Care of the Self, the e-book explores care and replenishment of the self as a necessary requirement for conserving competence.


The Competence Framework awarded right here means that the 3 parts of Practitioner, customer and Context are crucial elements for making strong healing offerings, in addition to supplying a constitution for mirrored image, both separately or in supervision. The 8 rules that tricky on those parts supply a path to discover competence that's correct for any theoretical orientation and acceptable for practitioners at any degree. The reader is inspired to make their very own exploration of a few components that impact competence and to spot improvement of the self as either an important education for healing paintings and as a continual final result of being a therapist. additionally, Hughes emphasises the significance of getting a valid moral framework and employing specialist constructions in addition to studying the contribution of supervision to the advance and upkeep of competence.


This publication is a perfect selection for counsellors, psychotherapists, supervisors and running shoes who desire to preserve a strong typical of perform, and for these using them.

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