Counseling : A Comprehensive Profession

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This is the leading text for the survey course or Introduction to Counseling/Psychotherapy.Covers professional foundations, overviews the counseling process and key theories, and examines counseling as it is practiced in a variety of situations (e.g., marriage and family, career). It is recommended by the profession as a primary source for study toward certification and licensure.
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  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 193 x 238.8 x 27.9mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130803332
  • 9780130803337

Table of contents

I. HISTORICAL AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF COUNSELING. 1. History of and Trends in Counseling. 2. The Effective Counselor. 3. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counseling. 4. Counseling in a Multicultural and Pluralistic Society. II. COUNSELING PROCESS AND THEORY. 5. Building a Counseling Relationship. 6. Working in a Counseling Relationship. 7. Termination of Counseling Relationships. 8. Psychoanalytic and Adlerian Approaches to Counseling. 9. Person-Centered, Existential, and Gestalt Approaches to Counseling. 10. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Transactional Analysis. 11. Behavioral, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Reality Therapy. III. SKILLS AND SPECIALTIES IN THE PRACTICE OF COUNSELING. 12. Marriage and Family Counseling: Systems Theory. 13. Groups in Counseling. 14. Career Counseling over the Life Span. 15. Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School Counseling. 16. College Counseling and Student Life Services. 17. Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Rehabilitation Counseling. 18. Consultation. 19. Evaluation and Research. 20. Testing, Assessment, and Diagnosis in Counseling. Appendix A: Ethical Standards of the American Counseling Association. Appendix B: Ethical Standards of the American Psychological Association. Appendix C: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) Classifications. Appendix D: Counseling-Related Organizations. Name Index. Subject Index.
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