"The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance offers a structured model which can be adapted to meet the specific needs of every client. Each of the four stages in illustrated with examples of good practice, showing how to establish the purpose of the interview, the counsellor/client relationship, the key issues for the client and the options available. Using this approach the counsellor is able to help the client move towards a realistic plan of action and to provide the client with the means and the motivation to continue the process independently." "The book also explores materials available to careers counsellors and includes a discussion of important issues affecting training and development of advisers in the public sector." "This will be a useful handbook for experienced advisers and trainees, in the careers service and a range of professional settings." --Book Jacket.