This new third edition of Group Counseling: Concepts and Procedures adds depth to a respected text which has been used as a primary resource for traditional courses in group counseling. Providing a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling, this edition looks at the differing approaches of each author to group counseling, outlines practical suggestions on the skills needed for effective facilitation of groups, and gives guidelines for forming a group and solutions to common problems. Within this third edition, the authors add depth to what has served as a respected overview, introductory text. In addition, the authors place much emphasis on concerns specific to working with the elderly.
The book provides a solid grounding in the history and theory of group counseling . . . . The authors have shown great respect for the group processes by providing counselors with much useful information on the methods and techniques of group counseling and on the personal experience of leading a group as well.
A text for traditional courses in group counseling. Looks at the rationale for group counseling, different approaches, and skills needed for effective facilitation of groups, and gives guidelines for forming a group and solutions for common problems. This third edition offers a reader-friendly format, a detailed chronology, a glossary, and expanded coverage of major theoretical approaches, ethical issues, and children and adolescents. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Robert C. Berg, Ed.D., is Professor of Counselor Education at the University of North Texas. Dr. Berg has authored or co-authored more than 40 articles and several books.
Garry L. Landreth, Ed.D., is a Regents Professor in the Department of Counseling, Development, and Higher Education and the founding Director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas. Dr. Landreth has authored more than 70 publications and has been a consultant in China, Europe, Korea, and South Africa.
Kevin A. Fall, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Education and Counseling, Loyola University-New Orleans. He is also in private practice.