Clinical Counselling in Medical Settings offers an honest examination of the possibilities and limitations of counselling in a range of medical settings and patient groups. It shows how each setting has unique features that influence the therapeutic process. With numerous clinical examples covering settings such as a rehabilitation centre, a pain relief clinic and a hospice, this book will prove essential reading not only for counsellors and psychotherapists but also to all mental health professionals.

chapter |4 pages


chapter 1|19 pages

A review

chapter 2|15 pages

Genetic counselling

chapter 4|14 pages

Nurse-led counselling in a renal unit

chapter 7|17 pages

Staff counselling in a hospital setting

chapter 8|17 pages

Counselling in a pain relief clinic

chapter 9|15 pages

Counselling in the hospice movement