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Helping clients improve their interpersonal relationships

Barker, Meg John (2015). Helping clients improve their interpersonal relationships. In: Cooper, Mick and Dryden, Windy eds. The Handbook of Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy. Sage, pp. 198–210.

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Abstract

This chapter discusses:

The place of interpersonal relationship difficulties in therapeutic practice.

Understandings from across the psychological therapies which can be helpful when working pluralistically with clients’ interpersonal relationships.

How collaborative therapeutic relationships can be built with both individuals and dyads who are experiencing relationship difficulties.

Working with life goals and therapy goals around interpersonal relationships in pluralistic counselling.

Methods from across the psychological therapies which can be helpful when working pluralistically with both individuals and dyads in this area.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2016 The Author
ISBN: 1-4739-0398-X, 978-1-4739-0398-2
Keywords: relationships; interpersonal; pluralistic; psychotherapy; counselling; relationship therapy; couple therapy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 46108
Depositing User: Meg-John Barker
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2016 08:04
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:55
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/46108
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