Shouldn't I Be Feeling Better by Now?: Client Views Of Therapy by Yvonne BatesShouldn't I Be Feeling Better by Now?: Client Views Of Therapy by Yvonne Bates

Shouldn't I Be Feeling Better by Now?: Client Views Of Therapy

byYvonne Bates

Paperback | November 21, 2005

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Around one in four clients of counselling and therapy either deteriorate in treatment or show no signs of recovery. Why does therapy fail this significant proportion of vulnerable people and what can be done about it? This ground-breaking volume assembles the first ever collection of client critiques of therapy as a way of kick-starting an urgently needed debate. Including contributions from a range of internationally respected therapists, the book identifies areas of concern and seeks to provide constructive solutions for the future.
Nominated for the Mind Book of the Year Award 2006
YVONNE BATES is a Freelance Counsellor working within the Alexander Group. Previous works includeEthically Challenged Professions: Enabling Innovation and Diversity in Psychotherapy and Counselling (co-edited with Richard House, 2003). She is Managing Editor ofIpnosis- an independent journal for practitioners.
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Title:Shouldn't I Be Feeling Better by Now?: Client Views Of TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.51 inPublished:November 21, 2005Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1403947406

ISBN - 13:9781403947406

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and Dedication.- Preface;Y.Bates.-Introduction;V.Ironside.-PART I.- Love in an Estate of Bondage;S.Wilde.-A Silent Self;J.Hare.-Twenty Years Ago;A.Smith.-An Adventure in Hypnotherapy;N.Simpson.-Her Mistake Cost Me Dearly: Emotional Abuse in Psychotherapy;M.Schepisi.-The Client Says Not;M.Hellewell.-PART II.- A Digest of Ann France's "Consuming Psychotherapy";R.House.-Untwining the Transference;N.Simpson.-Why Practise Informed Consent? One Client's Perspective;R.Dean.-Alice's Adventures in Psychoanalysis;A.de Paula.-Anti-therapy;V.Ironside.-Anna Sands on Language, Reality and Amorality.- Summary of the Issues.- PART III.- Forum of Voices: Rising to the Challenge.- A Dialogue Between a Client and a Psychotherapist;R.Alexander & M.Jacobs.-Conclusion: Welcoming the Client Voice Movement;R.House.-Afterword;F.Weldon.-Appendix: Research into the Efficacy of Counselling and Psychotherapy and its Relevance to Subjective Reports.- Suggested Further Reading.