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Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling Exams, and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination, 3rd Edition

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Want to Pass the CPCE?

If you want to pass the CPCE with no trouble, you will use this book! I was so nervous about the test, but this book has the answers. There are also some great CD's that can be purchased with it that also help. I am keeping it around to study for the LPC Exam when th...
If you want to pass the CPCE with no trouble, you will use this book! I was so nervous about the test, but this book has the answers. There are also some great CD's that can be purchased with it that also help. I am keeping it around to study for the LPC Exam when the time comes. He provides the information in a review-type format and bases it off of his knowledge of these tests. He uses humor and gives cool tips and hints for remembering things! Now this isn't something you sit down and read in it's entirety in one day for fun, but it serves its purpose WELL! :)

posted by joesgirl80 on May 16, 2009

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I recently took the NCE exam and used Rosenthol's book as a guide. After being encouraged by others to purchase this book, I did with the confidence I would do well on the exam. After reading this book twice, answering all questions and learning devices for every theo...
I recently took the NCE exam and used Rosenthol's book as a guide. After being encouraged by others to purchase this book, I did with the confidence I would do well on the exam. After reading this book twice, answering all questions and learning devices for every theorist and principle listed in the book, the day of the exam, this book did not help me whatsoever. I'm disappointed at the fact that this text is not edited well, the humor gets in the way of learning, and some information in the book is contradictory. If you want to feel prepared for the NCE exam, go to the NCE website and use books suggested by the organization itself.

posted by 1615450 on October 19, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2009

    Want to Pass the CPCE?

    If you want to pass the CPCE with no trouble, you will use this book! I was so nervous about the test, but this book has the answers. There are also some great CD's that can be purchased with it that also help. I am keeping it around to study for the LPC Exam when the time comes. He provides the information in a review-type format and bases it off of his knowledge of these tests. He uses humor and gives cool tips and hints for remembering things! Now this isn't something you sit down and read in it's entirety in one day for fun, but it serves its purpose WELL! :)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2003

    Simply The Best

    If your goal is to become a professional counselor I would encourage you to purchase this book. My Masters program was solid but it did not prepare me for the National Counselors Exam. I bought this book in May 2002. I studied it for two hours a day. I took the NCE in October 2002. I scored 124 points. I am now a Licensed Professional Counselor. I give this book the credit.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2013

    Very helpful for both the CPCE and NCE.  I used this book in add

    Very helpful for both the CPCE and NCE.  I used this book in addition to the CDs.  I really would recommend getting both and then reselling them after you PASS your tests.  I scored within the top 95% of all of those who took the test and used only those two materials to study.  

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2012

    Great book

    This was a excellent review and a easy format to follow. I read the book in detail and passed the test even with test anxieties.

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  • Posted March 13, 2010

    Used for CPCE

    I used this book to take the CPCE. It was very helpful by explaining answers and giving you tips in remembering information. I would recommend this to my colleagues!!

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  • Posted April 2, 2009

    Counseling

    Excellent review for comprehensive exams

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2006

    outstanding!!!

    after failing the texas lpc exam, i armed myself with dr.r's book and cd's, studied diligently for about 3 months and not only passed but scored very high on the NCE. best study material out there!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2005

    In the middle of trying to study

    I am horrible at exam time! After this many years of schooling you would think it would get better. This book is helping so much to put the confidence in me to go and take this test. Our graduate program has a written exam that we must take and it is helping us prepare for that plus the NCE. The audio tapes have been extremely useful as well. I'll let you know if I pass!

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    Posted December 10, 2009

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