The Practice of Counselling in Primary Care

by Dr Robert Bor

The Practice of Counselling in Primary Care Synopsis

`Useful for the insights about introducing a new service into the general practice environment' - Family Practice Counselling practitioners in primary care settings have unique circumstances to contend with. This book offers practical guidance for managing the issues these counsellors face, exploring the complex dynamics of health care teams and providing a guide to the safe and effective practice of counselling in primary health care contexts. The book highlights potential sources of difficulty for this group, from needing to maximize therapeutic contact while using time-limited techniques, to working with a wide range of patients and problems and relying increasingly on evidence-based practice.

The Practice of Counselling in Primary Care Press Reviews

`Useful for the insights about introducing a new service into the general practice environment' - Family Practice

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761958802
Publication date: 19th May 1999
Author: Dr Robert Bor
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: General practice,

About Dr Robert Bor

Professor Robert Bor trained in the UK, South Africa and the USA. He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist as well as a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is a UKCP Registered Family Therapist, having completed his specialist training at the Tavistock Clinic, London and a clinical member of the Institute of Family Therapy, London. He has a special interest in developing psychological support services for those affected by chronic or acute medical conditions, and especially those with cancer. He has published more than 150 articles and chapters in peer-review publications as well as 20 books on the ...

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