Chapter 8: Therapist Competencies and Counselling Skills
This chapter considers a number of practice considerations, from before the first session, through using questions and making an assessment, contracting, the early stages of the relationship, goal-setting and reviewing, to post-therapy.
- How would you achieve a safe, appropriate and ethical therapeutic relationship?
- What are some of the key challenges in the therapeutic relationship?
- How can these be managed effectively and ethically with clients?
With these questions in mind, watch the following videos: