Counseling and Psychotherapy

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McGraw-Hill Companies, Jan 1, 1997 - Counseling. - 431 pages
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The study of counseling is like following the flow of a great river where territorial conflicts are fought, bridges are constructed for commercial advantage, and alliances are made with various tributaries that serve the purposes of the main stream. But in the meanwhile, most of life is lived on the banks of the river by people who have learned how to adjust to circumstances beyond their control as they make a living, raise families, and strive to keep order in their lives. It is on these banks, among these people, that qualified professional counselors find their fullest opportunities for service. It is also here that most become fulfilled by the rewards of a profession that truly can make a difference.

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The Realm of Counseling
Becoming an Effective Counselor
Legal and Ethical Issues for the Beginning Counselor

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Les Parrott is founder of the Center for Relationship Development on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and the best-selling author of High-Maintenance Relationships, The Control Freak, and Love Talk. Dr. Parrott is a sought after speaker to Fortune 500 companies and holds relationship seminars across North America. He also hosts the national radio broadcast "Love Talk." Dr Parrott has been featured in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. His television appearances include CNN, Good Morning America, and Oprah.

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