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Robson, Maggie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
This overview sets therapeutic work with children in context. It begins with a rationale for why this work is necessary and describes and explores the needs and rights of children and young people. Resilience as a factor in mitigating the effects of distress is discussed and an overview of the history of therapeutic work is offered. Different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Therapy, Children, Child Abuse
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Robson, Maggie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
This paper describes the therapeutic journey of Leigh (not his real name), a nine-year-old boy who was referred for play therapy due to the death of his 15-year-old brother. The play therapy was offered through a joint project called "Playing through Loss" and run jointly between a UK university and the local branch of a national…
Descriptors: Play Therapy, Relaxation Training, Therapeutic Environment, Milieu Therapy
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McGuiness, John; Alred, Geof; Cohen, Nonie; Hunt, Kathy; Robson, Maggie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Explores the application of a humanistic counseling training model in the cultural milieu of Kenya. Concludes that such application is possible and desirable, if it is undertaken as shared and respectful learning between trainers and trainees. (Contains 13 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Counseling, Counselor Training, Cultural Exchange, Foreign Countries
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Robson, Maggie; Cook, Peter; Hunt, Kathy; Alred, Geof; Robson, Dave – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Explores the process of ethical decision-making in counseling research and examines to what extent decision-making is based on intuitive thinking. Reviews and considers several models of ethical problem solving. Argues that ethical decisions are reached through intuition, informed by ethical principles, codes of practice, and reference to the laws…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Counseling, Decision Making, Ethics
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Robson, Dave; Robson, Maggie – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Addresses the relationship between intimacy and communication that is based on computer technology. Discusses definitions of intimacy and the nature of intimate conversations that use computers as a communications medium. Explores implications for counseling. (MKA)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Confidentiality, Counseling Techniques, Electronic Mail
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Robson, Maggie; Cohen, Norah; McGuiness, John – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Recent educational reforms in the United Kingdom have had the effect of compartmentalizing children's education into measurable outcomes (usually academic) and of undervaluing its socioemotional aspects. Introduces a symposium presenting different views of the implications of these reforms. Encourages all professionals involved in education to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors