Ethics for Psychotherapists and Counselors: A Proactive Approach

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Wiley, Mar 16, 2010 - Medical - 264 pages
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Ethics for Psychotherapists and Counselors utilizes positive discussions accompanied by a variety of thought-provoking exercises, case scenarios, and writing assignments to introduce readers to all the major ethical issues in psychotherapy.
  • First book designed to engage students and psychotherapists in the process of developing a professional identity that integrates their personal values with the ethics and traditions of their discipline
  • Authors take a positive and proactive approach that encourages readers to go beyond following the rules and to strive for ethical excellence
  • Utilizes a variety of thought-provoking exercises, case scenarios, and writing assignments
  • Authors present examples from their own backgrounds to help clarify the issues discussed
  • Text emphasizes awareness of one’s own ethical, personal, and cultural backgrounds and how these apply to one’s clinical practice

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About the author (2010)

Sharon K. Anderson received her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Denver. She is a licensed psychologist and has taught in the master’s-level counseling program at Colorado State University since 1994.

Mitchell M. Handelsman received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas. He has taught psychology at the University of Colorado Denver since 1982. He is a licensed psychologist and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

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