By John Mcleod
This bestseller presents a finished advent to the speculation and perform of counselling and psychotherapy.
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People were leaving the land to come to the city to work in the new factories. Even on the land, the work became more mechanized and profit-oriented. These large-scale economic and social changes had profound implications for all disadvantaged or handicapped members of society. Previously there had been the slow pace of rural life, the availability of family members working at home and the existence of tasks that could be performed by even the least able. Now there was the discipline of the machine, long hours in the factory and the fragmentation of the communities and family networks that had taken care of the old, sick, poor and insane.
Most of the time, we find ways of dealing with such problems in living by talking to family, friends, neighbours, priests or our family doctor. But occasionally their advice is not sufficient, or we are too embarrassed or ashamed to tell them what is bothering us, or we just do not have an appropriate person to turn to. Counselling is a really useful option at these moments. In most places, counselling is available fairly quickly, and costs little or nothing. A counsellor is someone who does his or her best to listen to you and work with you to find the best ways to understand and resolve your problem.
In traditional cultures, people live in relatively small communities in which everyone knows everyone else, and behaviour is monitored and controlled by others. There is direct observation of what people do, and direct action taken to deal with social deviance through scorn or exclusion. The basis for social control is the induction of feelings of shame. In urban, industrial societies, on the other hand, life is much more anonymous, and social control must be implemented through internalized norms and regulations, which result in guilt if defied.
An Introduction to Counselling, Fifth Edition by John Mcleod