Whether clients in need of counselling should seek this of theirown volition or at the behest of employersuperiorother is debated. Theapproachesattitudes which are possible from the standpoint of bothcounsellor and counselled can vary in the light of the clientspersonality and the organisations cultureideology. The scenario rangesfrom a selfreferred client in a personcentred setting to a coercedclient in an organisationallyoriented ideology. The former appears tobe the ideal subject for counselling, whilst the latter represents theantithesis of normal counselling. In between can fall many permutationsof the balance, which renders the counsellors job difficult in tryingto achieve an outcome acceptable to both organisation and client.
Employee Counselling Today – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1990