Questions of Ethics in Counselling and Therapy, Paperback


This book offers numerous questions and answers about ethics in counselling and therapy, training, counselling supervision, research and other important issues.

The authors bring psychodynamic, person-centred, integrative or eclectic approaches to their selection of questions and answers.

They also bring a variety of experience from independent practice, institutional and voluntary agency settings.

Between them they have experience as counsellors, psychotherapists, trainers, counselling supervisors and authors.

The questions cover a range of issues that practitioners need to consider, including: confidentiality, constraints and the management of confidentiality; boundaries, dual and multiple relationships, relationships with former clients; non-discriminatory practice, issues for individuals and agencies; competence and the proper conduct of counsellors and therapists and the profession's responsibilities to deliver non-exploitative and non-abusive help to clients. "Questions of Ethics in Counselling and Therapy" also contains three appendices offering useful information. It is written in a clear, accessible style and is aimed at a wide readership in counselling and therapy, ranging from trainees to more experienced practitioners.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, references, index
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780335206100



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