Chapter 10: Clients and Presenting Issues

Learning Objectives

This chapter provides you with an overview of a number of client presenting issues.

Reflection Question

  • Evaluate the different philosophies underpining the medical and counselling approaches to treatment. 

With this question in mind, watch the following videos:

Linda Machin explains that there are two aspects to death and bereavement counseling: the client's emotional response to the loss and the client's ability to cope

Counselling professionals discuss counselling suicidal clients