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Download e-book for iPad: Counselling for Toads: A Psychological Adventure by Robert de Board

By Robert de Board

ISBN-10: 0203136098

ISBN-13: 9780203136096

Publish yr note: First released November twentieth 1997
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'Toad', the recognized personality in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind within the Willows is in a really depressed country and his reliable neighbors Rat, Mole and Badger, are 'worried that he may perhaps do anything silly'...

First they nursed him. Then they inspired him. Then they informed him to tug himself together... ultimately, Badger may perhaps stand it now not. That admirable animal, although lengthy on exhortation, was once brief on patience.

'Now glance right here Toad, this may cross on no longer', he acknowledged sternly. 'There is just one factor left. you want to have counselling!'

Robert de Board's enticing account of Toad's event of counselling will catch the mind's eye of the turning out to be readership of people that have an interest in counselling and the counselling technique. Written as a true continuation of lifestyles at the River financial institution, Toad and his neighbors come to lifestyles all over the place again.

Heron, the counsellor, makes use of the language and ideas of transactional research as his counselling technique. in the course of the dialogues which make up the 10 periods, or chapters of the publication, Toad learns tips on how to examine his personal emotions and advance his emotional intelligence. He meets his 'rebellious child' and his 'adult' alongside the way in which, and by means of the tip of the e-book, as debonair as ever he was once, is commencing on a totally new experience. As readers find out about Toad, to allow them to find out about themselves and be inspired to take the trail of mental progress and development.

Best-selling writer, Robert de Board says: 'Toad's reports are in accordance with my very own studies of counselling humans over a interval of 20 years. Counselling for Toads is admittedly an amalgamation of the numerous counselling periods i've got held and includes a distillation of the truths i've got learnt from practice.'

Appropriate for someone forthcoming counselling for the 1st time, even if as a pupil or as a shopper, or for the pro counsellor trying to find whatever to suggest to the hesitant, Counselling for Toads will attract either kids and adults of every age.

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Asked Badger. ‘You’re still looking a bit peaky. What does that counselling fellow say? Depression, wasn’t it? Funny, I don’t think I have ever been depressed in my life. Too much to do, I suppose. ’ Toad felt that Badger was looking at him accusingly. He started to feel angry, but this quickly changed to feeling miserable. He felt that Badger thought he was malingering, and he wished he could pull himself together and be more like him. ‘So I’ve had a word with the vicar,’ Badger continued, ‘and he agrees with me.

28 Counselling for Toads ‘It achieves just what we have been talking about. It reduces the force of anger by releasing it gradually at a very low level of intensity. ’ There was a long silence as they both thought about this. Toad was beginning to realise that more and more of his behaviour originated from his Adapted Child. Heron was trying to recognise how far Toad was understanding these issues, and asking himself whether he, the Heron, was doing too much of the talking. ’ ‘I’m sure there are hundreds,’ Heron replied.

Well, put like that, I don’t suppose I do,’ answered Heron. ‘I know bits of it, especially about your childhood. But I don’t know your story from beginning to end. ’ ‘Yes I do,’ said Toad, ‘very much indeed. I would like to tell you my complete story. I’ve never told it to anyone before. It’s not that it is so amazing. In fact, it’s rather commonplace, I suppose. I just want the opportunity to tell someone everything that has ever happened to me. Just once. ’ ‘Very well,’ said Heron. ‘Let’s do that at our meeting next week.

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