Can people be sent for counselling?

Sugarman, Leonie and Shaw, Graham H. (1993) Can people be sent for counselling? Journal of Workplace Learning, 2 (1). pp. 9-13. Full text not available from this repository.

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Whether clients in need of counselling should seek this of their own volition or at the behest of employer/superior/other is debated. The approaches/attitudes which are possible from the standpoint of both counsellor and counselled can vary in the light of the client's personality and the organisation's culture/ideology. The scenario ranges from a self-referred client in a person-centred setting to a coerced client in an organisationally-oriented ideology. The former appears to be the ideal subject for counselling, whilst the latter represents the antithesis of normal counselling. In between can fall many permutations of the balance, which renders the counsellor's job difficult in trying to achieve an outcome acceptable to both organisation and client.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Workplace Learning
Publisher: Emerald
ISSN: 1366-5626
Departments: Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 12:03
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2018 14:18

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