Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action

Welcome to this exclusive preview of the fourth edition of Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action by Tim Bond.

As well as three new chapters on Counselling in a Digital Age, Working with Social Diversity,  and Being Accountable: Evidence-based Practice and Monitoring, this fourth edition includes a FREE interactive eBook, providing students with on-the-go access to a wealth of digital resources.


What makes the eBook interactive?

Each chapter contains interactive icons which link to the following extra resources: 

watch this first!

Watch this first! 16 new Counselling Scenario videos, showing ethical issues in counselling practice

watch this second!

Watch this second! 16 Author Discussion videos, where Tim Bond reflects on each Counselling Scenario to encourage ethical mindfulness


YouTube videos

further reading

Further Reading, including SAGE journal articles and book chapters to help you explore further


Useful Weblinks, such as codes and frameworks relevant to the UK and internationally

multiple choice questions 

Multiple Choice Questions to help you revise and Reflective Questions to help you engage with ethical issues

View a PDF sample of the new edition

Preview a sample excerpt from chapter 11, Counselling in a Digital Age. Be sure to also click or tap on the icons scattered throughout the pages to view the digital resources on offer.


Preview brand new counselling videos

From face to face to on-line counselling:

Counselling scenario: Watch this first!

Emily is exploring the possibility of continuing to work with one of her clients
on-line after she moves away. Supervision is an ideal opportunity for ethical
problem-solving. Use the ethical problem-solving model to identify the
issues that the counsellor ought to consider. What are the issues that need
to be considered and how ought Alice to resolve them in her practice? How
might you use the ethical problem-solving model in supervision?

Author discussion: Watch this second!

These videos, and many more on key ethical topics, issues and dilemmas arising in counselling practice, are available free with the interactive eBook version of this text.


What’s next?



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