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Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice: Skills, Strategies, and Techniques

 
 
 
 
Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice: Skills, Strategies, and Techniques
Author: John Sommers-Flanagan - Rita Sommers-Flanagan
ISBN 13: 9780471211051
ISBN 10: 471211052
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-01-16
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 552
List Price: N/A
 
 

"This is a wonderful text that will both inform and inspire. It is comprehensive, well-written, and alive with both history and emerging developments in counseling and psychotherapy. I recommend it most highly."

—Michael J. Mahoney, Professor of Psychology, University of North Texas and author of Human Change Processes and Constructive Psychotherapy

"The quality and the depth of the therapeutic concepts and strategies covered in this valuable resource are outstanding."

'David J. Carter, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice provides an in-depth understanding of the origins, development, and key figures of each major theory and strongly emphasizes the application of these theories in real-world practice. This engaging and illuminating text is packed with useful learning aids, instructions for ongoing assessment, and valuable case studies from the authors? own experiences all designed to facilitate comprehension and lead to effective, ethical practice.

Dynamic discussions of leading theoretical models and associated therapeutic techniques are complemented by numerous student-friendly features, including:

  • Chapter objectives
  • Self-assessment exercises
  • Practitioner commentaries
  • Ethical practice highlights
  • Multicultural perspectives
  • "Putting It in Practice" examples
  • Questions for reflection and student review assignments

Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice is a unique and comprehensive text for students in counselor education, psychology, and social work, as well as a captivating, informative resource for professionals.