Contracts in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Second Edition is a practical guide to an essential area of professional knowledge and skills. Any kind of therapeutic relationship requires an agreement between the practitioner and the client. When contracting with clients practitioners need to consider a whole range of factors including the goals of counseling; the theoretical orientation; brief or open-ended counseling; different personality types; and ethical and legal issues.
Contracts in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition provides a unique and informative guide to the nature of counseling contracts, why they are needed and how they are made. For the Second Edition, the book has been thoroughly updated to take account of the BACP ethical framework. New chapters have been added covering legal aspects and making contracts with trainees.
Contracts in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Second Edition is an authoritative source of information and practical guidance for trainees and practitioners in Counseling and Psychotherapy.