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Handbook of Counseling Psychology

Handbook of Counseling Psychology
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780470096222
ISBN 10: 470096225
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2008-03-14
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
List Price: $150.00

The Bestselling Reference on Counseling Psychology in Clinical and Educational Settings

This completely revised and updated Fourth Edition of the Handbook of Counseling Psychology presents a cross-disciplinary survey of the entire field—combining a scholarly review of important areas of counseling psychology with current and insightful analyses of topics that are influencing the practice of counseling psychology today.

Based on the results of extensive surveys conducted through the membership of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association, this edition has been updated to reflect the field's current breadth and vigor, drawing specific suggestions for practice that derive from the scholarly literature in counseling psychologyand related disciplines.

With contributions from leading figures in counseling psychology, the Fourth Edition contains new chapters covering the most current information and important emerging professional trends including:

  • APA ethical standards
  • Managed care and prescription privileges
  • The growing use of technology in research, assessment, and counseling
  • The international growth of counseling psychology
  • Social justice issues
  • Positive psychology
  • Multicultural psychology
  • Counseling/supervision process and outcome
  • Vocational psychology
  • Prevention and development

The Fourth Edition of this classic volume equips both practicing counseling psychologists and students with a leading resource containing the latest information on the prevention and treatment of vocational, educational, and personal adjustment problems.


New edition of a handbook and graduate training text (first edition date not stated), organized in sections on professional and scientific issues--such as research methods, psychometric theory, and supervision; development, prevention, and advocacy--e.g. late adolescent identity development, gender counseling, cultural variables; career and educational counseling; and personal and interpersonal counseling. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)