Skilled Helper: A Problem-Management Approach to Helping
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The skilled manual The Skilled Helper is a comprehensive manual for counsellors in helping clients. It highlights the collaborative relationship between the counsellor and client that enables successful counselling. The book intricately works through step by step through Egan's three-stage model. The introduction takes the reader through the history of the model and then addresses whether helping is needed and the problems helpers may come across. It puts to rest what the book is about and. Lim Ti Leong said Brilliant resource for counselling !!!. Egan "Skilled Helper" - Provides readers with the basics of being a counsellor/therapist. It is not the laymen's term of "basics" - But I refer to as the real fundamental & technicalities (basics) of being a counsellor/therapist. This book is very detailed, informative, easy to understand and very well structured in organised. The book begins with the chapter of defining `helping' - such as what is helping all about, goals of helping, the `downside' (messiness) & `upside. "The Skilled Helper 5th Edition Review" according to MiriamO. I used this book for my work supporting people with mental health issues in their recovery. It was in good condition and has lots of helpful chapters in it. I like the fact it incorporates the shadow side to helping as it's good to be aware of all that may be going on with helper and client, both good and bad
He has written over a dozen books and currently writes in the areas of communication, counseling, business and organization effectiveness, management development, leadership, the management of innovation and change, and organization politics and culture. . He also conducts workshops in these areas both in the United States and abroad and is a consultant at a va
Emphasizing the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship and using a practical, three-stage model that drives client problem-managing and opportunity-developing action, Egan leads readers step by step through the counseling process, while giving them a feeling for the complexity inherent in any helping relationship. This quintessential book for helpers is internationally recognized for its successful problem-management approach to effective helping. As readers master the various steps of the helping model, they are able to improve their competence and confidence measurably.
The sequencing is somewhat different in this edition, yet flows even more logically, both between chapters and within each one." . Egan explains and illustrates all of the skills that a helper, regardless of training discipline (psychotherapist, minister, nurse), needs to become an effective counselor. The concepts are offered in a logical (yet flexible) manner so that the counseling process can be understood by the students and the counseling skills can be experienced both in the classroom and in the students' personal lives.""Dr. Egan's inclusion of the "darker side" of counseling is an important contribution to a text for beginning therapists. It is concretized by many excellent, easily understood examples, which are not only culturally diverse but also up-to-date in terms of world events. Dr. This book attacks the topics that can make the helper successful or unsuccessful.""I think that Egan has presented his overview of the model and the skills invo