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Taking Supervision Forward Enquiries and Trends in Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Barbara Lawton

Taking Supervision Forward Enquiries and Trends in Counselling and Psychotherapy Synopsis

`Taking Supervision Forward wins unconditional approval. There is a throughout a coherent, continuing thread of concern, comment and information which makes reading this book either as a whole or in its chapter sections, a creative and satisfying experience' - The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling & Psychotherapy `This is a thought-provoking collection of contributions, some critically examining aspects of supervision that have previously been well established and some identifying controversies in working practice' - Counselling `This book lives up to its claim to be a timely and thought-provoking evaluation of contemporary supervisory practices and structures in counselling and psychotherapy' - John Hopton, Therapeutic Communities This book evaluates supervisory structures and practices in the light of recent research and experiences. It provides counsellors and psychotherapists with a considered examination of the supervision process and draws attention to those aspects of supervision that may benefit from critical analysis and reform. The first part of the book explores some inherent difficulties that may impinge upon the effectiveness of supervision, while the second part identifies debates relating to working practice, and the impact of the cultural environments in which counselling is now taking place. In the final chapter, key figures in counselling and psychotherapy contribute short pieces outlining what they feel will be significant issues for supervisory practice in its next phase of development.

Taking Supervision Forward Enquiries and Trends in Counselling and Psychotherapy Press Reviews

`This is a thought-provoking collection of contributions, some critically examining aspects of supervision that have previously been well established and some identifying controversies in working practice' - Counselling `I found this book addresses many issues which are of interest to both new and experienced supervisors. It shows that supervision is a developing and challenging profession which is moving forward' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `Taking Supervision Forward wins unconditional approval. There is throughout, a coherent, continuing thread of concern, comment and information which makes reading this book either as a whole or in its chapter sections, a creative and satisfying experience' - The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling & Psychotherapy `This book lives up to its claim to be a timely and thought-provoking evaluation of contemporary supervisory practices and structures in counselling and psychotherapy' - John Hopton, Therapeutic Communities

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761960096
Publication date: 9th February 2000
Author: Barbara Lawton
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Psychotherapy,

About Barbara Lawton

Colin Feltham is series editor of Professional Skills for Counsellors and Short Introductions to the Therapy Professions series, co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy and author of several SAGE texts, including What is Counselling?

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