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Nigel Dawson 

Counselling Psychotherapy Coaching


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T A Today: A New Introduction to Transactional Analysis

Ian Stewart and Vann Joines 

A great introduction to Transactional Analysis, which is often used as the primary text book for students new to TA.

Covering all the major themes and theories with easy to understand explanations. I particularly love the use of images and diagrams in TA and these are clearly and well represented here.

A must read for anyone wishing to learn more about the application of TA to counselling and psychotherapy.

Contracts in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Charlotte Sills (Editor)

This book explores the different types of contracts, or working agreements that are used by therapists.
It describes not only contracts between client and therapist but also how this work is to be undertaken including the use of:
Exploratory contracts
Brief and open-ended contracts
Three cornered contracts 
Process & outcome focused contracts
Ethics and law

The EQ Edge, Third Edition: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success
by Steven J. Stein, Howard E. Book

Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm–all of which are essential ingredients of success.

A great read for those new to emotional intelligence as well as those with more familiarity and wanting to further develop their understanding.

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