Boundaries, Power and Ethical Responsibility in Counselling and Psychotherapy Paperback
by Kirsten Amis
Part of the Essential Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Andrew Reeves series
The boundaries of the therapeutic relationship are a crucial part of effective therapy.
But understanding them, and the effects of power and responsibility, can be intimidating to trainee or newly-qualified therapists.
This book will take step by step through everything they need to know to work ethically and safeguard the wellbeing of both themselves and their clients. It tackles:* Contracting and the importance of negotiating and clarifying boundaries with clients* The implications and limits of maintaining confidentiality* Keeping clear sexual boundaries, and how to work around issues safely and appropriately* What happens when circumstances change, and everyday or serious disruptions occur to therapy* The nature of the therapist's power, and how to employ it responsibly to a client's benefitPacked with case studies, ethical dilemmas and points for reflection and discussion, this is an essential read for trainee practitioners and qualified therapists looking to ensure safe and ethical practice.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 184 pages
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/05/2017
- Category: Counselling & advice services
- ISBN: 9781446296660
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