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Contracts in Counselling

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ISBN13: 9780761950882
ISBN: 0761950885
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Sage Publications
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Practitioners from different therapeutic fields present their own views on contracting. Further chapters describe appropriate contracts for different client groups, such as children, or different personality types - and for different arenas, such as organizations.

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Part 1 An overview: introduction - contracting - a mutual commitment, Charlotte Sills; contracts and contracting, Charlotte Sills.
Part 2 Theoretical approaches: the use of contracts in the psychodynamic/psychoanalytic approach, Michael Jacobs; cognitive counselling - a down-to-earth and accessible therapy, Frank Wills; contracting within the person-centred approach, Mike Worral.
Part 3 Types and considerations: outcome-focused contracts, Ian Stewart; process contracts, Adrienne Lee; contracts and harmful behaviour, Geoff Mothersole; the contract boundary, Louise Embletone Tudor; contracting with different personality types, Charlotte Sills and Max Wilde.
Part 4 Contracts and contexts: a complexity of contracts, Keith Tudor; contracts in brief counselling, Jenifer Elton Wilson; contracting in supervision, Brigid Proctor; social contracts - contracting for social change, Keith Tudor.