The Counsellor's Handbook: A-Z contents

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A

Abuse
Accenting
Acceptance
Accreditation, by BAC, of counsellor education/training courses
Accreditation, of individual counsellors by BAC
Active listening
Administration
Advertising
Advice giving
Aggressive and violent clients
Anger, expression of
Anger, coping with
Anger, in counsellors
Answerphone
Anxiety
Appropriateness of counselling
Assertiveness
Assessment
Assessment formulation
Avoidance, by clients
Avoidance, by counsellors

B

Beginnings
Beliefs, irrational
Bereavement
'Blocked' clients
Books, self-help
Boredom
Boundaries
Brainstorming
Brief counselling
British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
British Association for Counselling (BAC)
British Association of Psychotherapy (BAP)
British Psychological Society (BPS)
'Burnout'
Business

C

'Case' study
Catharsis
Challenge
Challenging, some guidelines
Change
Classification systems
Clients who don't come back
Codes of ethics
Collusion
Common factors
Complaints, about counsellors
Concreteness
Confidentiality
Confrontation
Congruence
Contract, negotiating a
Contraindications for brief counselling
Core conditions
Core model
Cost-effectiveness, of counselling
Counselling
Counselling, BAC basic principles of
Counter-transference
Cross-cultural
Crisis, for the counsellor
Crisis counselling
Crying

D

Defining counselling to clients
Denial
Depression
Diagnosis
Differences between clients and counsellors
Difficult clients
Difficulties, in being a client
Dilemmas for counsellors
Disabilities
Drama triangle
Drawings
Drinks refreshments
Dropout
Drunk and/or drugged clients
Duration

E

Eclecticism
Effectiveness of counselling
Emotions
Emotions, naming
Emotions, talking about versus experiencing
Empathy
Empowerment
Endings
Ethical dilemmas
Ethnic origin
European Association for Counselling (EAC)
Evaluation
Exercises/activities
Expectations, clients'
Experiments, by clients

F

Fear, in clients
Fear, in counsellors
Feedback from clients to counsellor
Feelings
Fees
Finding clients
First impressions
First session
Focus
Forcefield analysis
Frames of reference
Frameworks
Freewriting
Frequency of sessions
Friendship/making friends with clients
Furniture

G

Gender issues
Genuineness
Good counsellors
Group counselling
Guidance

H

Hidden agendas
History taking
Holidays
Homework
Hooked
Hospitalization
Humour
Hunches

I

Illness/disability
Immediacy
Information, giving
Insurance, indemnity
Integration and eclecticism
Interpersonal process recall (IPR)
Interpretation
Intuition

J

Jargon
Journal, writing a
Journals, academic and applied

K

Kissing

L

Letters
Length of sessions
Liability and the law
Life space diagram
Life space exercise, using stones
Limits, setting
Line managers as supervisors
Literal description
Litigation
Loss
Love, adult romantic

M

Manipulation
Marketing
Mental illness
Metaphors and similes
Missed sessions
Mistakes
Models
Multiculturalism
Multicultural counselling
Musts

N

Nervous clients
Non-verbal communication
'No show' clients
Note, taking
Nuisance telephone calls
Nurturing, the counsellor's need for
NVQs

O

Openness
Office
Outcome research (on counselling)

P

Panic attacks
Parallel process
Paraphrasing
Patterns
Peer supervision
Pencil and paper exercises
Persecutor
Personal counselling for the counsellor
Personal growth for the counsellor
Personality
Physical activity
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Power
Preparation for being a client
Presenting clients
Presents from clients
Principles of counselling
Privacy
Private practice
Process
Professional development
Professionalism, development of
Psychodiagnosis
Psychological type

Q

Questions
Questions (personal) asked by clients
Quiet clients

R

Rapport
Rapprochement
Readiness to change
Record keeping
Referral
Referral letters
Reflection of feelings
Regularity of sessions
Relationship, between counsellor and client
Relaxation, physical
Reluctant clients
Rescuing
Research
Resistance
Respect
Restimulation
Role conflict
Room

S

Safety
Self-awareness
Self-disclosure, by counsellors
Sexual attraction
Short-term counselling
Shoulds
Silence
Smoking
Statutory registration
Stress
Sued, being
Suicide
Suitability of clients for brief counselling
Summaries and 'moving interviews forward'
Supervision
Supervision, negotiating a contract for
Supervision, presenting clients for
Supervisors, BAC recognized
Support
Support groups, peer

T

Tape-recording
Tapes, self-help
Tea and coffee
Teams, Multidisciplinary
Telephone counselling
Theoretical schools
Theories
Therapeutic alliance
Thoughts
Time boundaries
Time management
Touch
Transference
Trust
Type

U

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
United Kingdom Register of Counsellors (UKRC)
Unconditional positive regard

V

Validation, of counsellor education/training courses in the UK
Values
Victim
Video
Violence and its prevention
Visualisation

W

Warmth
Working alliance
Writing

Z

Zest, maintaining

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Updated 20 December 1999. Alternative spelling: The Counselor's Handbook.