Counselling Adolescents: The Proactive Approach for Young People (4th edition)
|Author:||David Geldard, Kathryn Geldard, Rebecca Yin Foo|
KATHRYN GELDARD, PhD, is a lecturer and counsellor supervisor in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include adolescent peer counselling and counselling effectiveness as perceived by the adolescent client in the QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic. Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community. She is the author of a number of textbooks on counselling and has several years experience in supervising and training counsellors.
Rebecca Yin Foo is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist.
David Geldard is a Retired Counselling Psychologist and Trainer.
Preface to the fourth edition Understanding the young person The nature of adolescence The influence of childhood experiences Young people's environments Challenges for young people The contemporary context of adolescence The development of mental health problems Proactive counselling for young people Making counselling relevant for young people Foundations of the proactive approach The proactive process for counselling young people Making use of adolescent communication processes Useful counselling micro-skills Promoting change in young people Maintaining a collaborative relationship Counselling strategies Symbolic strategies Creative strategies Behavioural and cognitive behavioural strategies Psycho-educational strategies The use of technology when counselling young people Proactive counselling in practice Professional and ethical issues Case studies