Clinical handbook of pastoral counseling, Volume 1

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Paulist Press, 1985 - Psychology - 579 pages
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Building on the groundbreaking original work with the same title, these articles focus on current issues, such as certain life stages, special populations, the devalued and abused, the addicted and special issues of the 1990's.

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Robert J. Wicks is a Professor at Loyola College and has published several acclaimed books for professionals and the public. Dr. Wicks received his doctorate in psychology is from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. Prior to teaching in a CACREP-approved counseling program at Loyola College
in Maryland, he taught at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Richard D. Parsons is a full professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at West Chester University. Parsons has over 32 years of university teaching in counselor preparation programs. Prior to his university teaching, he spent 9 years as a school counselor in an inner-city high school. Parsons has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Pennsylvania Counselor of Year award.

Parsons has authored or coauthored over 80 professional articles and books. His most recent books include Counseling strategies that work! Evidenced-based for School Counselors (Allyn & Bacon), The School Counselor as Consultant (Brooks-Cole), Teacher as Reflective Practitioner and Action Researcher (Wadsworth Press), Educational Psychology (Wadsworth Press), The Ethics of Professional Practice (Allyn & Bacon) Counseling Strategies and Intervention Techniques (Allyn & Bacon), and The Skills of Helping (Allyn & Bacon). In addition, Parsons has authored or coauthored three seminal works in the area of psycho-educational consultation: Mental Health Consultation in the Schools (Jossey-Bass), Developing Consultation Skills (Jossey-Bass), and The Skilled Consultant (Allyn & Bacon).

Parsons has a private practice and serves as a consultant to educational institutions and mental health service organizations throughout the tri-state area. He has served as a national consultant to the Council of Independent Colleges, Washington, DC, providing institutions of higher education with assistance in the areas of program development, student support services, pedagogical innovation, and assessment procedures.

Donald Capps is Princeton Theological Seminary's William Harte Felmeth Professor of Pastoral Theology and an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is the author of numerous books, including "Jesus: A Psychological Biography, Fragile Connections", and "giving Counsel" from Chalice Press.

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