Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy : Systems, Strategies, and Skills

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For courses in Counseling Theories and Techniques. Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills categorizes theories by their focus (background; emotions and sensations; thoughts; or actions). This structure helps students better understand similarities and differences among theories and provides an overarching framework that other texts lack. The book explores both established and emerging treatment systems. Using skill development sections, diverse case studies and innovative exercises, the text moves beyond traditional texts to directly connect counseling theories to clinical practice. It reflects current knowledge about effective treatment, theories and interventions, and continually promotes readers' skill development and confidence. By the end of the text, readers will have an introduction to the theoretical foundations of the field and the basic clinical skills needed to be an effective helping more

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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 185.4 x 236.2 x 25.4mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013114975X
  • 9780131149755

Table of contents

PART I PROVIDING EFFECTIVE COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPYChapter 1 Overview of the BookChapter 2 Contexts of Effective TreatmentPART II TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING BACKGROUND AND CONTEXTChapter 3 Overview of Background-Focused Treatment SystemsChapter 4 Sigmund Freud and PsychoanalysisChapter 5 Alfred Adler and Individual PsychologyChapter 6 Carl Jung and Jungian Analytical PsychologyChapter 7 Freudian Revisionists: Ego Psychologists, Object Relations Theorists, Self Psychologists, and OthersChapter 8 Brief Psychodynamic TherapyPART III TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING EMOTIONS AND SENSATIONSChapter 9 Overview of Emotion-Focused Treatment SystemsChapter 10 Carl Rogers and Person-Centered CounselingChapter 11 Existential TherapyChapter 12 Gestalt Therapy Chapter 13 Emerging Approaches Emphasizing Emotions and SensationsPART IV TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING THOUGHTSChapter 14 Overview of Thought-Focused Treatment SystemsChapter 15 Aaron Beck and Cognitive TherapyChapter 16 Albert Ellis and Rational Behavior TherapyChapter 17 Emerging Approached Emphasizing ThoughtsPART V TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING ACTIONSChapter 18 Overview of Action-Focused Treatment SystemsChapter 19 Behavior Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyChapter 20 Reality TherapyChapter 21 Solution-Focused Brief TherapyPART VI INTEGRATED AND ECLECTIC TREATMENT SYSTEMSChapter 22 Overview of Integrated and Eclectic Treatment SystemsChapter 23 Theories of Integrated and Eclectic TreatmentChapter 24 Solidifying Understanding of Treatment Systemsshow more

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