SAGE's Cookie Policy

To enhance your experience on our site, SAGE stores cookies on your computer. By continuing you consent to receive cookies.

Learn More

Counselling Children

A Practical Introduction Second Edition

Kathryn Geldard
David Geldard Retired Counselling Psychologist and Trainer
© 2003   280 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
For more information, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-818-7243
Individual Purchasers
Hardcover ISBN: 9780761947271 $140.00
Counseling Children is a highly acclaimed, introductory guide to counseling children and to the practical issues of communicating with children in a counselling context. In this Second Edition, Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard relate the theory and practice of counseling children in a highly accessible, practical, and jargon-free style.

Key Features:
  • Teaches specific counseling skills for use with children, illustrated with carefully chosen case examples
  • Sets out a new model for counseling children which sequentially integrates ideas from a number of therapeutic approaches 
  • Provides advice on how to select and use a range of media, activities, and play when counseling children 
  • Gives guidance on the benefits and practicalities of combining individual work with children and family therapy 
  • Includes worksheets to use when helping children in specific areas such as developing self-esteem and managing emotions

Counseling Children is an invaluable resource for students and professionals in many fields including counseling, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, mental health, nursing and education.

Product Type