Humanising psychiatry and mental health care : the challenge of the person-centred approach / Rachel Freeth ; forewords by Brian Thorne and Mike Shooter.

By: Freeth, RachelMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford : Radcliffe, c2007Description: 1 online resource(xiii, 183 p.)ISBN: 9781857756197 :; 1857756193 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Client-centered psychotherapy -- Great Britain | Person-Centered PsychotherapyDDC classification: 616.8914 Online resources: Click here to access this book using your OpenAthens username & password (HSE East only). Other regions please contact your local library. Summary: This book explores, in depth, the link between modern psychiatric practice and the person-centred approach. It promotes an open dialogue between traditional rivals - counsellors and psychiatrists within the NHS - to assist greater understanding and improve practice. Easy to read and comprehend, it explains complex issues in a clear and accessible manner. The author is a full-time psychiatrist and qualified counsellor who offers a unique perspective drawing on personal experience. Humanising Psychiatry and Mental Health Care will be of significant interest and help to all mental health professionals including psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses, social care workers, occupational therapists, psychologists, person-centred counsellors and therapists. Health and social care policy makers and shapers, including patient groups, will also find it helpful and informative.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book explores, in depth, the link between modern psychiatric practice and the person-centred approach. It promotes an open dialogue between traditional rivals - counsellors and psychiatrists within the NHS - to assist greater understanding and improve practice. Easy to read and comprehend, it explains complex issues in a clear and accessible manner. The author is a full-time psychiatrist and qualified counsellor who offers a unique perspective drawing on personal experience. Humanising Psychiatry and Mental Health Care will be of significant interest and help to all mental health professionals including psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses, social care workers, occupational therapists, psychologists, person-centred counsellors and therapists. Health and social care policy makers and shapers, including patient groups, will also find it helpful and informative.

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