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Counseling Today: Foundations of Professional Identity

By Darcy H Granello, Mark E. Young

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 28, 2011

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This innovative entrant into the foundations of counseling market meets the current generation of counseling students in the way they learn best–through meaningful pedagogical features and research-based content.


Through its distinctive features, this text provides opportunities for students to reflect on what they are learning and explore independently through this process of reflection. The authors believe in the development of practitioners who learn through examining controversy, staying abreast of current research, and challenging their own thinking. Such practices will provide students with tools that will ultimately help them develop their professional identities.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Who Are Counselors?

Chapter 2 What Do Counselors Do?

Chapter 3 How Are Counselors Trained and Regulated?

Chapter 4 How Do Counseling Students Get the Most from Their Graduate Programs?

Chapter 6 How Do Counselors Use Theories?

Chapter 7 How Do Counselors Use Research?

Chapter 8 What Happens in a Counseling Session?

Chapter 9 Where Does Counseling Take Place?

Chapter 10 How Do Counselors Work in a Diverse Society?

Chapter 11 How Do Counselors Collect and Use Assessment Information?

Chapter 12 How Do Counselors Make Legal and Ethical Decisions?

Chapter 13 How Do Counselors Maintain Their Personal Wellness?

Chapter 14 Counseling Tomorrow


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ISBN-13: 978-0-13-098536-1

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