This overview of counseling covers the foundations, theories and practices of the profession. The presentation is well- balanced, not emphasizing any particular theoretical orientation. This edition includes current information regarding the role of the counselor in various CACREP approved settings and current issues such as AIDS, gender issues, gays and lesbians, older adults, and survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
An overview of counseling, for beginning to advanced students. Covers theoretical approaches including affective and cognitive-behavioral approaches, and counseling processes and methods. This fourth edition includes new chapters on counselor education and the personal demands of the field, and issues faced by specific client populations such as adult survivors and older adults. The appendices list ethical standards of the American Counseling Association, and ethical principles of psychologists and the Code of Conduct. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)