Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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Cengage Learning, Jan 15, 2008 - Education - 592 pages
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This revision of Gerald Corey's bestselling text introduces students to the major theories of counseling (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, and postmodern approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to a single case (Stan). Corey's eighth edition covers the major concepts of counseling theories, shows students how to apply those theories in practice, and helps them learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, Corey offers an easy-to-understand text that helps students compare and contrast the therapeutic models. This book is the center of a suite of products that include a revised student manual, a revised casebook, a new DVD titled Theory in Practice: The Case of Stan, The Art of Integrative Counseling, and CD-ROM.
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I am impressed with the organization and thoroughness of this textbook. It was required reading for a class but I will certainly keep it in my collection for future reference. The information is concise yet informative and once finished you will be very knowledgeable on a wide variety of therapeutic techniques. This text is helpful for the novice and expert alike.  

Contents

Theories and Techniques of Counseling
57
Integration and Application
445
NAME INDEX
503

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GERALD COREY is a Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; a National Certified Counselor; a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA); and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW). Along with Marianne Schneider Corey, Jerry received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011 and the Eminent Career Award from ASGW in 2001. He was the recipient of the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and ethics in counseling. He is the author or coauthor of 15 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with numerous journal articles. His book, THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, has been translated into Arabic, Indonesian, Portuguese, Korean, Turkish, and Chinese. THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING has been translated into Korean, Chinese, Spanish, and Russian. In the past 40 years, Jerry and Marianne Schneider Corey have presented workshops in group counseling for mental health professionals at many universities in the United States as well as in Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England, and Ireland.

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