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Contract
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

In daily life when people or organisations set up a contract they clarify together what they can expect from each other in certain situations. These expectations form the core of the contract.... Read more

Cooperative Inquiry
Last updated:
Wed 25 Feb 2015.

The core idea of cooperative inquiry, also known as collaborative inquiry, is to 'research with’ rather than to ‘research on’ people. This means that all active participants are... Read more

Counsellor
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

Outside of co-counselling, a Counsellor is someone you have sessions with who tries to help you resolve problems that you have or improve your life in some way. They have various types and levels... Read more

Free Attention
Last updated:
Sun 10 Aug 2014.

Free attention: attention that is free of any self focused thoughts or feelings in the person giving attention (the listener). The listener's attention is freely available for the other person.... Read more

Free Attention Contract
Last updated:
Tue 21 Sep 2010.

also called Loving, Caring Attention contract in the USA. This session contract together with the ... Read more

Fundamentals
Last updated:
Wed 19 Feb 2014.

The core training course during which people learn the basic session skills needed for clienting and for supporting the client in the counsellor role.

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Intensive Contract
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Sun 5 Dec 2010.

The Intensive Contract is one of the Session Contracts. There are several interpretations of Intensive Contract and the... Read more

Intervention
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Sun 6 Mar 2011.

In Co-Counselling the word 'intervention' refers to words or gestures of the Counsellor towards the Client... Read more

Intuitive Contract
Last updated:
Tue 21 Sep 2010.

This is one of the session contracts. The counsellor can offer Intuitive suggestions based on any insight... Read more

Normal Contract
Last updated:
Tue 21 Sep 2010.

Also called Caring, Loving Attention with Suggestions contract. This session contract together with the... Read more

Present Time
Last updated:
Tue 21 Sep 2010.

Three meanings:

1. The here and now. (daily language)

2. The USA term for Attention Switch (UK) or ... Read more

Role-play
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Sat 30 Dec 2017.

According to Wikipedia Role-playing refers to the changing of one's behaviour to assume a role, either unconsciously to fill a social role, or consciously to act out an adopted... Read more

Session
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Mon 2 Jul 2012.

In a Co-Counselling session one person is in the Client role and works on what is important to them. The other person is in the supporting... Read more

Session Contracts
Last updated:
Mon 1 Sep 2014.

In a Session Contract the Client and Counsellor clarify what they can expect from each other during the session.

During a Co-Counselling session the... Read more

The Co-Med Session Contract
Last updated:
Mon 2 Jul 2012.

In 1997/1998 Martin Wilks organised a Co-operative enquiry into how Meditation and Co-counselling can be usefully combined in a single... Read more

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Confidentiality
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

The purpose of Confidentiality in Co-Counselling is to provide the client with a safe space in sessions, circles sharing rounds and workshops to express their experience without a... Read more

Contract
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

In daily life when people or organisations set up a contract they clarify together what they can expect from each other in certain situations. These expectations form the core of the contract.... Read more

Coming Back exercises
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

Another term for Attention Switches, exercises to finish the session.


Counsellor
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

Outside of co-counselling, a Counsellor is someone you have sessions with who tries to help you resolve problems that you have or improve your life in some way. They have various types and levels... Read more

Co-Clienting
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

Co-Counselling is sometimes referred to as Co-Clienting. The reason for this is that in CCI the client is in charge of their ... Read more

Role-play
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

According to Wikipedia Role-playing refers to the changing of one's behaviour to assume a role, either unconsciously to fill a social role, or consciously to act out an adopted... Read more

Client In Charge
Last updated:
Sat 30 Dec 2017.

This is the core principle and expectation in CCI about the role of the client in a session: whatever session contract the Client is In Charge of... Read more

Co-Écoute (f)
Last updated:
Wed 21 Oct 2015.

French for co-counselling

Cooperative Inquiry
Last updated:
Wed 25 Feb 2015.

The core idea of cooperative inquiry, also known as collaborative inquiry, is to 'research with’ rather than to ‘research on’ people. This means that all active participants are... Read more

Client
Last updated:
Tue 2 Sep 2014.

The Client is the person working in a session on his or her issues, with the attention of a counsellor. A client is sometimes referred to as the "Worker", “Explorer” or "Creator" in the Co-... Read more

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