The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology

Hardcover | December 9, 2011

EditorElizabeth M. Altmaier, Jo-Ida C. Hansen

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Counseling Psychology, one of the original specialties recognized in the profession of psychology, centers on and promotes clients' personal strengths during times of developmental transition or personal challenge and crisis. This tradition has led the discipline to excellence in areas such asimproving vocational decision making and understanding client response during counseling. More recently, this tradition has been applied in new and exciting areas, such as understanding the role of multicultural factors among persons and society, responding to crises in life such as health threatsand disasters, and enhancement of social justice in systems and communities. The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology comprises chapters, all written by expert contributors, in four sections: foundations of the specialty; contextual variables such as ethnicity and social class; applications across individual, couple, family and group populations; and intersections of thespecialty with new targets of client or context. Each chapter reviews the history of research, theory and application; analyzes current directions, and sets an agenda for the close future, again in theory, research and application. The handbook is a comprehensive and well written survey of many ofpsychology's domains of growing interest to students, professionals, and the public.

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Counseling Psychology, one of the original specialties recognized in the profession of psychology, centers on and promotes clients' personal strengths during times of developmental transition or personal challenge and crisis. This tradition has led the discipline to excellence in areas such asimproving vocational decision making and un...

Elizabeth M. Altmaier, Ph.D., is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Iowa. Jo-Ida C. Hansen, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Counseling Psychology Program the University of Minnesota.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:944 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:December 9, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: Introduction and Overview1. Elizabeth M. Altmaier and Saba Rasheed Ali: A View across the Life Span of Counseling PsychologyPart Two: Foundations2. Judy E. Hall: Professional Issues in Counseling Psycholog3. Beth E. Haverkamp: The Counseling Relationship4. Martin Heesacker and James W. Lichtenberg: Counseling Interventions: Theory and Research5. Sara Maltzman: Process and Outcomes in Counseling and Psychotherapy6. Lisa M. Larson: What Do We Know about Worklife across the Lifespan?7. Nicholas Ladany and Arpana G. Inman: Training and Supervision8. Jane L. Swanson: Measurement and Assessment in Counseling Psychology9. Nancy E. Betz and Ruth E. Fassinger: Methodologies in Counseling Psychology10. Melba J. T. Vasquez and Rosie Phillips Bingham: Ethics in Counseling PsychologyPart Three: Contextual Perspectives11. Kevin O. Cokley and Beverly J. Vandiver: Ethnic and Racial Identity in Counseling Psychology12. William Ming Liu: Developing a Social Class and Classism Consciousness13. Bonnie Moradi and Janice D. Yoder: The Psychology of Girls and Women14. James M. O'Neill: The Psychology of Boys and Men15. Susan L. Morrow: Sexual Orientations and Identities: Critical Issues in Counseling Psychology16. Carolyn Zerbe Enns: Feminist Approaches to Counseling17. Rhoda Olkin: Disability: A Primer for Therapists18. Tammi Vacha-Haase and Michael Duffy: Counseling Psychologists Working with Older AdultsPart Four: Applications19. Mary Ann Hoffman: Individual Counseling as an Intervention20. Melissa L. Morgan and Elizabeth M. Vera: Prevention and Psychoeducation in Counseling Psychology21. Robert C. Chope: Career Counseling22. Jairo N. Fuentes: Multicultural Counseling23. Thomas G. Plante and Carl E. Thoresen: Spirituality, Religion, and Psychological Counseling24. Robert K. Conyne: Group Counseling25. Myrna L. Friedlander and Gary M. Diamond: Couple and Family TherapyPart Five: Intersections26. Timothy R. Elliott and Joseph F. Rath: Rehabilitation Psychology27. Dorothy L. Espelage and V. Paul Poteat: School-Based Prevention of Peer Relationship Problems28. Margit I. Berman and Larry C. James: Counseling Health Psychology29. Donald E. Eggerth and Thomas R. Cunningham: Counseling Psychology and Occupational Health Psychology30. Trent A. Petrie and Robert J. Harmison: Sport Psychology31. Patricia A. Frazier: Trauma Psychology32. Stewart Cooper and Sandra L. Shullman: Counseling Psychologists as Consultants33. Nadya A. Fouad and Jeffrey P. Prince: Social Justice in Counseling Psychology34. Lawrence H. Gerstein and Stefania Aegisdottir: Internationalization of Counseling PsychologyPart Six: Conclusions35. Jo-Ida C. Hansen: Contemporary Counseling PsychologyIndex