Simon George Taukeni

University of Namibia

Dr. Simon George Taukeni is an editor, researcher, and academic working at the University of Namibia. He is a former post-doctoral research fellow with a PhD, MPH, MEd, a specialized postgraduate diploma in Behavioral and Emotional Disorder, and other undergraduate qualifications. Dr. Taukeni’s research interests are in health psychology and public health.

2books edited

2chapters authored

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This book, Counselling and Therapy, aims to equip students, life skills teachers, counselors, psychologists, academics, and other health practitioners with the most practical counselling and therapy basic skills, different counselling approaches, and problem-based techniques to address psychosocial problems. In this edition of Counselling and Therapy the following contents were covered:

  • Definitions of counselling and therapy
  • Counselling principles and theories
  • Gender-based violence
  • Self-efficacy and self-esteem
  • Basic counselling communication skills

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