Counselling Adults with Learning Disabilities (Basic Texts by Sally Hodges

By Sally Hodges

'The significant barrier within the means of useful counselling provision for individuals with studying disabilities isn't the presence of a studying incapacity, however the loss of comprehend of the relevance of counselling by way of strength referrers... Sally Hodges has written for a variety of execs who paintings with individuals with studying disabilities, and introduces theoretical strategies in an available method by utilizing scientific vignettes to demonstrate every one point.

An advent to conception and a few time spent puzzling over various existence phases, own histories, providing difficulties and courting concerns will offer a useful advent to the emotional worlds of individuals with studying disabilities.' - from the Foreword by means of Sheila Hollins, Professor of Psychiatry of studying incapacity, St George's medical institution scientific institution, college of London.

Counselling Adults with studying Disabilities attracts on a psychodynamic framework to convey toegher present rules and considering in an approachable and functional manner. via vibrant scientific fabric and case examples, the publication creatively illustrates how advanced theories may be translated into scientific perform. universal difficulties are tackled and addressed inside a lifespan framework, with awareness given to key matters such as:

· bereavement
· abuse
· psychological illness
· hard behabiour
· sexual relationships
· relationships with friends, households and staff.

Additionally, given the expanding significance of evidence-based pratice, the booklet concludes with a assessment of the literature within the region of studying disabilities, and its efficacy.

SALLY HODGES is a specialist medical Psychologist on the Tavistock health center with their studying Disabilities provider. formerly she labored for studying disabilities providers in Redbridge and Plymouth.

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