Chapter 1: What are the Counselling Professions?
This chapter presents a number of competing definitions of counselling and psychotherapy.
- What is your understanding of the differences, and how do you understand and locate your own practice?
With these questions in mind, watch the following videos:
Tim Bond indroduces eight scenarios on the topic of 'Can I help?'
Eight scenarios in which people describe the help they need
Six clients talk about their counselling experiences
Three counselling professionals discuss the 'medical model' – how it's applied in treating mental and emotional distress, the problems this causes and the implications for counselling practice