Counselling and psychotherapy: a briefing paper

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/244212
Title:
Counselling and psychotherapy: a briefing paper
Authors:
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Publisher:
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
Issue Date:
Dec-2003
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/244212
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The publication of The Way Forward in October 2000 and of the Health and Social Care Professionals bill (draft legislation) in October 2002, are an acknowledgement of the growth of the Counselling/Psychotherapy profession. Counselling and Psychotherapy are now an integral part of Primary Health Care with health boards, hospitals and the health service in general using counsellors and psychotherapists as part of their service to the public. The growth of qualified practitioners is evidenced by the increased number of professional bodies monitoring professional practice in the area of counselling and psychotherapy. The Talking Therapies Definition The European Association of Counselling(1995),defines counselling/ psychotherapy as: "an interactive learning process contracted between two people (Therapist and Client),which may be concerned with resolving specific problems, dealing with crises, improving relationships, developing personal awareness, addressing personal and interpersonal conflict." The range of ways of working with clients in the psychological psychiatric/ psychotherapeutic field are now commonly grouped under the umbrella title "The Talking Therapies, and include the following: Addiction Counselling, Bereavement Counselling, Relationship Counselling Personal Psychotherapy, Brief Psychotherapy, Cognitive Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Keywords:
COUNSELLING; PSYCHOTHERAPY

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorIrish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapyen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-17T08:38:29Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-17T08:38:29Z-
dc.date.issued2003-12-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/244212-
dc.descriptionThe publication of The Way Forward in October 2000 and of the Health and Social Care Professionals bill (draft legislation) in October 2002, are an acknowledgement of the growth of the Counselling/Psychotherapy profession. Counselling and Psychotherapy are now an integral part of Primary Health Care with health boards, hospitals and the health service in general using counsellors and psychotherapists as part of their service to the public. The growth of qualified practitioners is evidenced by the increased number of professional bodies monitoring professional practice in the area of counselling and psychotherapy. The Talking Therapies Definition The European Association of Counselling(1995),defines counselling/ psychotherapy as: "an interactive learning process contracted between two people (Therapist and Client),which may be concerned with resolving specific problems, dealing with crises, improving relationships, developing personal awareness, addressing personal and interpersonal conflict." The range of ways of working with clients in the psychological psychiatric/ psychotherapeutic field are now commonly grouped under the umbrella title "The Talking Therapies, and include the following: Addiction Counselling, Bereavement Counselling, Relationship Counselling Personal Psychotherapy, Brief Psychotherapy, Cognitive Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapyen_GB
dc.subjectCOUNSELLINGen_GB
dc.subjectPSYCHOTHERAPYen_GB
dc.titleCounselling and psychotherapy: a briefing paperen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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