Counselling for Alcohol Problems (3rd edition)


Velleman, R., 2011. Counselling for Alcohol Problems (3rd edition). Sage Publications Ltd. (Therapy in Practice)

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This revised and updated third edition of Counselling for Alcohol Problems is a highly practical guide to the steps that counsellors can take on a day-to-day basis to help those who have problems with their use of alcohol. It is the key book recommended by most alcohol counselling courses in the UK, including the Scottish national alcohol counsellors training scheme. This highly acclaimed text provides clear guidance for counsellors and demonstrates the need to treat every client as an individual, attempting to understand and therefore enable the client to understand, what they are doing and why. The book has been thoroughly revised to take into account the current political, social and counselling context surrounding alcohol use. It now includes a wider range of case-studies and many new ideas which will help students and trainees develop the skills and strategies they need for working with their clients. There is also further guidance for generic or non-alcohol counsellors who face alcohol problems with their clients Backed up with detailed case studies and useful resource material, the third edition of this bestselling text will continue to be invaluable for all practitioners, both those specialising in work with alcohol misusers and those who encounter problem drinkers in the context of a more general counselling practice.


Item Type Book/s
CreatorsVelleman, R.
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DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Psychology
Research CentresMental Health Research & Development Unit
ID Code16903


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