Chapter 12: Professional Settings and Organisations

Learning Objectives

This chapter outlines the types of setting in which counselling and psychotherapy are offered and discusses the impact that the setting may have on the therapist’s and client’s experience. 

Reflection Questions

  • What are the ethical implications of different settings? 
  • What are the challenges and opportunities of working in different settings?

With these questions in mind, watch the following videos:

Emily explores the possibility of continuing to work with one of her client online after the client moves away

Tim Bond discusses the benefits and practice of online counselling