Counselling

In this subdiscipline: 8 papers

Discipline summary

Counselling means dealing with the needs of persons, groups or communities, within the methods of psychology, social work, psychotherapy, ... . The counsellor is the person that opens the space for the client to think and to review different parts of a problem or an existing situation. Within the methods of the counsellor the client will take decissions and after being accompanied from the counsellor within his/her first steps the client will be able to handle his/her situation alone again.

In this way counselling deals with all kinds of promblems and situations a person can get in, within his/her life. A counsellor him/herself is in need of a psychological supervision to be kept from getting part of the situation or problem him/herself and following not being able to keep a necessary distance.

Popular papers

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  5. This article summarizes a reformulation of the main findings and perspectives from a cross-sectional and longitudinal qualitative study of the development of 100 counselors and therapists. The results are presented as a phase model and as a…
  6. The first of two exploratory studies investigated the conflict management approaches of 310 South Korean leaders. Each recalled the most recent dispute they had encountered either between two subordinates or between a subordinate and a person…

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