A highly recommended publication to read not only for counselling experts but also for everyone interested in expanding their theoretical knowledge as well as their practical skills in working with young people in a fascinating span of life.(Dr. Sonia Lippke)
In this third edition of their bestselling text, Kathryn and David Geldard provide a practical introduction to the principles and practices required for successful counselling, to show that working with adolescents can be both challenging and effective. The book is divided into three main parts, covering:
- how to understand the adolescent as a person
- the pro-active approach of working with adolescents
- the counseling skills and strategies needed.
This third edition includes important new chapters on the concept of the therapeutic alliance and explores professional and ethical issues, both are essential reading for anybody wishing to be an effective counselor of young people.
The book practical case studies that show how counsellors can work pro-actively with adolescents. This book will be invaluable to those working with emotionally distressed adolescents, and will provide an excellent resource for students and professionals working in a range of helping professions.