The "In Conversation" series represents an important component of our portfolio, featuring as it does key theorists and writers talking to Frank Wills about their ideas and development. These DVDs represent a significant archive for UK counselling and will be of value to any student of counselling. This entire "In Conversation" series is also available as a complete set at a specially discounted price, thus providing a valuable archive of key counselling theorists.
This video offers the chance to explore Gerard’s original ideas and their development. In his books he does not write much about himself, but in this conversation with Frank Wills we have the opportunity to experience how his ideas fit with him as a person.
Running Time: 43 minutes
Tim Bond in Conversation. Tim Bond has played a leading role in the development of ethical practice in counselling - both in the UK and throughout the world. A former chair of the BACP, an academic and a counsellor, his key work, 'Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action', awoke counsellors and psychotherapists alike to the growing need for ethical and accountable practice.
His work in the development of the BACP Ethical Framework has, again, offered clear guidance to all practitioners and provides a clear structure against which challenging and complex issues can be understood and resolved. In this video he talks about his background, the development of his ideas and their future development.
Running Time: 61 minutes
Each of these assumptions had to be unpicked, challenges and amended and Dorothy Rowe has played a notable role in this reformulation, in challenging the primacy of the medical model, suggesting alternative approaches and empowering patients to be active in the treatment process. In this video she talks about the origin and development of her ideas, her interest in depression and the impact that her writing has had.
Running Time 68 Minutes
As counselling became more established the need for supervision also became apparent and this was another field in which they made major contributions with books such as the “Art and Craft of Counselling Supervision” and “Group Supervision”. In this interview with Frank Wills they talk about the “birth” of counselling in Britain, it’s development over subsequent years, the developments they would like to see take place in the future and the vital role played by supervision.
Running Time 77 Minutes
Frank also uses his experience of Cognitive Therapy to explore the differences between Cognitive Therapy and Person Centred Counselling - and to hi-light the ways in which different approaches can complement and support each other.
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Running time 59 minutes
He makes strong links between theory and practice, giving examples which are immediately accessible to the reader, and the consequential popularity of his work shows no sign of diminishing. In this video he is seen in conversation with Frank Wills, talking about his work, his ideas, and the way in which his thinking has developed over the years.
Running time 79 minutes