Thousands of readers have used this honest and inspiring book to focus on their personal growth and effect personal change. Through their warm—yet thoroughly research-based—discussion of significant dimensions of life, the Coreys help students expand their awareness of the choices available to them. As students work through the text's self-inventories, exercises, and activities and read the first-person accounts of the choices real people have made in response to challenging life events, they will gain insight into their lives, beliefs, and attitudes in a personally empowering way.
Describes reviewing your childhood, adulthood, work & leisure, love, loneliness, death & loss, meaning & values.
Filled with self-inventories, exercises, and activities, this interactive motivational book encourages the reader to explore and confirm her beliefs, attitudes, and direction in life. It discusses issues like stress management, spirituality, holistic health, sexuality, and time and money management. Personal stories are included, offering first-person accounts of how readers have dealt with life's problems. Gerald Corey teaches counseling psychology at California State University, Fullerton. Marianne Schneider Corey is a consultant in private practice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Gerald Corey is a Professor Emeritus of Human Services at California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; a National Certified Counselor; a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work; and (with Marianne Schneider Corey) received the Association for Specialists in Group Work's Eminent Career Award in 2001. Jerry also received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling, as well as courses in experiential groups, the theory and practice of counseling, and ethics in counseling. He is the author or co-author of 15 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with numerous journal articles. THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY has been translated into Arabic, Indonesian, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Turkish. Along with his wife, Marianne Schneider Corey, Jerry has conducted group counseling training workshops for mental health professionals at many universities in the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England, and Ireland.
Marianne Schneider Corey is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and is a National Certified Counselor and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Marianne has been actively involved in providingtraining and supervision workshops in group process for human-services students and professionals. She facilitates self-exploration groups for graduate students and continues to conduct training workshops in group counseling with Jerry in various countries. Both Marianne and Jerry were the recipients of the Eminent Career Award (for distinguished and major contributions to the field of group work) by the Association for Specialists in Group Work (March, 2001).