9780335200559

Counselling Skills for Church and Faith Community Workers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780335200559

  • ISBN10:

    0335200559

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Open University Press
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Summary

This book provides an integrative model of counselling skills that can be used in the pastoral context found in church or faith communities, but may also be of value in other contexts which recognize the spiritual dimension of people's lives.

Author Biography

Alistair Ross is Lecturer in Counselling at Birmingham University and a BACP accredited counsellor. He is also a pastoral tutor and research fellow at the Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Training, Birmingham. Alistair is founding partner of the Institute of Pastoral Counselling, Nottingham. He is a Baptist minister, and for sixteen years was a minister in three churches. He has a research degree in Clinical Theology and was Director of the Bridge Pastoral Foundation (formerly the clinical Theology Association). He is currently researching the nature of pastoral supervision.

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements vii
Chapter 1 Carers not counsellors 1(12)
Part One Counselling skills in the pastoral context 13(100)
Chapter 2 Counselling skills for pastoral carers
15(9)
Chapter 3 Starting out - the initial stage of pastoral skills
Tasks
24(10)
Chapter 4 Starting out - the initial stage of pastoral skills
Skills
34(13)
Chapter 5 Starting out - the initial stage of pastoral skills
Relational qualities
47(7)
Chapter 6 Moving on - the intermediate stage of pastoral skills
Tasks
54(16)
Chapter 7 Moving on - the intermediate stage of pastoral skills
Skills
70(7)
Chapter 8 Moving on - the intermediate stage of pastoral skills
Relational qualities
77(7)
Chapter 9 Letting go - the closing stage of pastoral skills
Tasks
84(8)
Chapter 10 Letting go - the closing stage of pastoral skills
Skills
92(8)
Chapter 11 Letting go - the closing stage of pastoral skills Relational qualities
100(13)
Part Two Key issues in the pastoral context 113(58)
Chapter 12 Conflicts with beliefs and values
115(17)
Chapter 13 Conflicts of power and sexuality
132(19)
Chapter 14 Conflicts with guilt, shame and forgiveness
151(20)
References 171(8)
Index 179

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