Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession

Paperback | February 27, 2012

bySamuel T. Gladding

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The most comprehensive guide to the Counseling profession available!

 

Still the most readable, practical, and comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of the professional counselor on the market, the seventh edition of Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession is updated and improved to meet the emerging needs of the developing counselor. Containing an even stronger emphasis on counseling as a profession and counseling as an identity along with new or expanded sections on history, wellness, trauma, social justice, multiculturalism, rehabilitation, motivational interviewing, bullying, microaggression, international counseling, process addiction, abuse, and ethical and legal issues in counseling, this text is more equipped to help students prepare for professional challenges and a lifetime as an effective counselor than ever before.

 

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  • More multicultural than ever, this text presents within each chapter the changing demographics of the United States as well as background and strategies for working in a diverse and multicultural climate.
  • New graphic organizers present key concepts with visual cues, making important topics easier to grasp than ever before.
  • New Chapter Learning Objectives as well as suggestions for reading help students study this text more effectively and with more focus.
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab®. To order MyCounselingLab® packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134297342.   The most comprehensive guide to the Counseling profession available!   Still the most readable, practical, and comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities...

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The most comprehensive guide to the Counseling profession available!   Still the most readable, practical, and comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of the professional counselor on the market, the seventh edition of Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession is updated and improved to meet the emerging needs of th...

Samuel T. Gladding is a professor of counseling and chair of the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has been a practicing counselor in both public and private agencies since 1971. His leadership in the field of counseling includes service as president of the following groups: the Am...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 1.3 inPublished:February 27, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013265797X

ISBN - 13:9780132657976

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Table of Contents

PROLOGUE


PART 1  HISTORICAL AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF COUNSELING  

 

CHAPTER 1: History of and Trends in Counseling  
CHAPTER 2: Personal and Professional Aspects of Counseling 

CHAPTER 3: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counseling 
CHAPTER 4: Counseling in a Multicultural Society 

CHAPTER 5: Counseling With Diverse Populations

 

PART 2  COUNSELING PROCESSES AND THEORIES 


CHAPTER 6: Building Counseling Relationships 
CHAPTER 7: Working in a Counseling Relationship 

CHAPTER 8: Closing Counseling Relationships 

CHAPTER 9: Psychoanalytic, Adlerian, and Humanistic Theories of Counseling 
CHAPTER 10: Behavioral, Cognitive, Systemic, Brief, and Crisis Theories of Counseling 

 

PART 3  Core Counseling Activities In Various Settings 

 

CHAPTER 11: Groups in Counseling 

CHAPTER 12: Consultation 

CHAPTER 13: Evaluation and Research 
CHAPTER 14: Testing, Assessment, and Diagnosis in Counseling

 

PART 4  COUNSELING SPECIALTIES 


CHAPTER 15: Career Counseling Over the Life Span  

CHAPTER 16: Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling 

CHAPTER 17: Professional School Counseling 

CHAPTER 18: College Counseling and Student-Life Services 

CHAPTER 19: Abuse, Addiction, Disability and Counseling

CHAPTER 20: Clinical Mental Health and Private Practice Counseling 

 

EPILOGUE
APPENDIX A Counseling-Related Organizations 
References 
Name Index 
Subject Index