Systemic approaches

Vossler, Andreas (2010). Systemic approaches. In: Barker, Meg; Vossler, Andreas and Langdridge, Darren eds. Understanding Counselling and Psychotherapy. Published in association with The Open University. London: Sage, pp. 191–210.



This chapter will:
. introduce the theoretical assumptions underlying systemic approaches
. describe the basic tenets of systemic counselling and psychotherapy
. consider how fear and sadness can be understood and described in a relational context
. outline how a systemic-oriented counsellor might work with issues around fear and sadness in practice
. help you to apply and adopt a systemic perspective when thinking about examples from your own experience.

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