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Macmillan Higher Education

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People (2nd Edition)

A Psychodynamic Approach

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Palgrave

Pages: 184
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Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy

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AVAILABLE FORMATS

Paperback - 9780230506541

15 June 2008

$49.99

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Ebook - 9781137063984

17 June 2008

$39.99

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Building on the success of Working with the Elderly and their Carers, this new edition pursues an in depth understanding of therapy with older people. A wide range of clinical material and 3 new chapters draw on developments...

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Building on the success of Working with the Elderly and their Carers, this new edition pursues an in depth understanding of therapy with older people. A wide range of clinical material and 3 new chapters draw on developments in psychodynamic theory and the author's experience to offer valuable insights for trainees and experienced practitioners.

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Applies therapeutic skills through real life examples
Three new chapter and extensive revision bring the book fully up to date
Draws on the vast knowledge and firsthand experiences of an established Clinical Psychologist

PART I: DIRECT FACE TO FACE THERAPY
To Love Life and Mourn its End
Brief Interventions
Longer Individual Therapy
Therapy With an Older Man Who Had Lost His Speech
Older Couples
Groups for Very Frail Older People and Their Carers
PART II: INDIRECT THERAPEUTIC CONSULTATIONS
Ageist Attitudes and Behaviours
Individual Consultations with Carers
Support Groups for Care Staff
Teaching and Learning about Therapy with Older People.

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PAUL TERRY is a lecturer in Counselling at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has taught psychodynamic counselling for many years at the same time whilst practising as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a Specialty Lead for Older People in the NHS.

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PAUL TERRY is a lecturer in Counselling at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has taught psychodynamic counselling for many years at the same time whilst practising as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a Specialty Lead for Older People in the NHS.

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