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A practical introduction to counseling, featuring case examples, dialogues, and experiential exercises. This sixth edition contains a new chapter introducing constructivism, feminist therapies, integrative therapies, and other current theoretical perspectives, and a new section on the 21st century discussing trends facing those in the helping professions. This edition offers expanded coverage of multicultural issues and an examination of solution-focused therapies in the managed-care environment. For undergraduate and graduate students in professional disciplines. Okun is affiliated with Northeastern University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)