Counselling: A Comprehensive Profession, First Canadian Edition by Samuel T. GladdingCounselling: A Comprehensive Profession, First Canadian Edition by Samuel T. Gladding

Counselling: A Comprehensive Profession, First Canadian Edition

bySamuel T. Gladding, Kevin Alderson

Paperback | January 15, 2011

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Combining Canadian content with the quality of Gladding’s bestselling text Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession.


Like it’s American predecessor, Counselling: A Comprehensive Profession, Canadian Edition covers every major topic in the counseling field, including history, theory, practice, specialties, current trends, and does so in a very readable and interesting style. The book is developmental in nature and leads you logically and smoothly from one important area to another. This Canadian edition of Gladding’s best-selling Counseling text features current Canadian research and examples.

Samuel T. Gladding is a Professor of Counseling and chair of the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Gladding is also the former editor of Journal for Specialists in Group Work and the author of over 100 professional publications. He has been a practicing counsellor in both public and p...
Title:Counselling: A Comprehensive Profession, First Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 1.4 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0138009899

ISBN - 13:9780138009892

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Historical and Professional Foundations of Counselling

1.       History Of and Trends in Counselling

2.       Personal and Professional Aspects of Counselling

3.       Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counselling

4.       Counselling in a Multicultural Society

5.       Counselling with Diverse Populations


Part II: Counselling Process and Theories

6.       Building a Counselling Relationship

7.       Working in a Counselling Relationship

8.       Termination of Counselling Relationships

9.       Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Theories of Counselling

10.   Behavioural and Cognitive Theories of Counselling

11.   Humanistic Theories of Counselling and Esoteric Approaches Humanistic Theories

12.   Postmodern Theories of Counselling


Part III: Core Counselling Activities in Various Settings

13.   Groups in Counselling

14.   Consultation

15.   Evaluation and Research

16.   Testing, Assessment, and Diagnosis in Counselling


Part IV: Counselling Specialties


17.   Career Counselling over the Life Span

18.   Marriage and Family Counselling

19.   Counselling Children and Youth

20.   Mental Health Counselling and Addictions

21.   Counselling the Economically Disadvantaged in Canada

Editorial Reviews

“This is an excellent adaptation, incorporating relevant and current Canadian content into an already well-organized and comprehensive text.” -- Professor, University of Western Ontario   “Engaging, accessible, interesting, and relevant content that speaks to student counsellors about what counselling as a profession is in terms of its history; guiding theories; ethical underpinnings; practice issues, contexts, and specialities; and its encompassing professional identity.” -- Susan L. Tasker, University of Victoria   “A very comprehensive and Canadian-specific introduction to the counselling profession.” --Pam Hirakata, University of British Columbia   “This would be a good introductory text for a senior undergraduate course in Counselling Psychology which provides a broad overview of the field, reflects Canadian content and contains some excellent resources for students.” --Joseph Roy Gillis, University of Toronto