A practical, readable text that introduces readers to basic counseling skills and emphasizes counselor development and counseling diversity.
Counseling Strategies and Interventions, now in its eighth edition, is a comprehensive, skills-oriented, and pragmatic text that provides students with an accessible introduction to the real world of counseling. The far-reaching but concise text includes a variety of learning and application exercises to help students become empathetic and effective members of the counseling profession. The new edition includes current issues and recently published sources to reflect the most contemporary thinking about the helping professions, including new material on supervision, ethical issues, multicultural issues, and the stages of change.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Helping Profession
Chapter 2 The Helping Relationship
Chapter 3 Attending to Clients
Chapter 4 Communication Patterns in the Helping Process
Chapter 5 Managing the Helping Session
Chapter 6 Responding to Cognitive Content
Chapter 7 Responding to Affective Content
Chapter 8 Conceptualizing Issues and Setting Goals
Chapter 9 Using Integrative Helping Strategies and Interventions
Chapter 10 Common Challenges for Beginning Helpers
Appendix A: Websites for Ethical Codes and Related Standards of Professional Organizations
Appendix B: Counseling Strategies Checklist