Featuring contributions from leading international figures in the person-centred world, this landmark volume provides a comprehensive, in-depth and cutting-edge overview of the field. The Handbook describes the underlying principles, theory and concepts of the approach in a coherent and clearly structured way, and closely relates these ideas to therapeutic practice and research. With its numerous case vignettes and extensive references, it is set to become the final authority on person-centred therapy for students and practitioners the world over.
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MICK COOPER, Ph.D., is a Professor of Counselling at the University of Strathclyde, UK and a UKCP-registered Existential Psychotherapist. He is co-author, with Dave Mearns, of Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2005) and author of Existential Therapies (2003).
MAUREEN O'HARA Ph.D. is Chair of the Department of Psychology at National University in La Jolla, California, USA. She has trained therapists and counsellors world wide and worked for many years with Carl Rogers. Maureen is a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
PETER SCHMID Univ.Doz. HSProf. Mag. Dr., works at the University of Graz, the Sigmund Freud University and the Institute for Person-Centered Studies in Vienna, Austria. Peter works as a psychotherapist and is co-editor of the international journals Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies and PERSON.
GILL WYATT works as a psychotherapist, supervisor, facilitator and consultant. She is the series editor of Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice (PCCS Books).
'A Who's Who of contemporary person-centered thinkers and practitioners. This handbook will be the standard reference work in the area.' - William B.Stiles, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
'A goldmine of information on the theoretical as well as the practical aspects of the person-centred approach.' - Germain Lietaer, Emeritus Professor, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
'This scholarly book will prove to be an indispensable resource for many years to come. It brings together a distinguished group of contributors from many countries who provide a comprehensive exploration of the person-centred field at the present time. It demonstrates the depth and versatility of an approach which can claim both a rich history and a powerful capacity to respond to the challenges of the contemporary world. A spirit of hopeful excitement permeates its pages.'
Brian Thorne, Emeritus Professor of Counselling, University of East Anglia, Norwich and Co-founder of The Norwich Centre 'A necessary read for counselors and therapists, whatever their present orientation.' - Barbara Brodley, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Chicago
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