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 figuring out what being powerfuble skill for person practitioners, either in most cases and in moment-by-moment paintings with consumers. Divided into sections, half One, The efficient Self, and half , Care of the Self, the publication explores care and replenishment of the self as a necessary requirement for protecting competence.


The Competence Framework awarded right here means that the 3 components of Practitioner, consumer and Context are crucial components for making solid healing offerings, in addition to delivering a constitution for mirrored image, both separately or in supervision. The 8 rules that difficult on those components supply a path to discover competence that's suitable for any theoretical orientation and acceptable for practitioners at any degree. The reader is inspired to make their very own exploration of a couple of components that impression competence and to spot improvement of the self as either an important practise for healing paintings and as a continuous end result of being a therapist. moreover, Hughes emphasises the significance of getting a legitimate moral framework and employing expert buildings in addition to analyzing 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 continue a strong common of perform, and for these applying them.

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