Introduction to Psychology and Counseling,: Christian Perspectives and Applications / Edition 2

Introduction to Psychology and Counseling,: Christian Perspectives and Applications / Edition 2

by Paul D. Meier, Frank B. Minirth, Frank Wichern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801062756

ISBN-13: 9780801062759

Pub. Date: 08/01/1991

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

This standard introduction to psychology and counseling offers an explanation of classic theory and a holistic Christian view of humanity and counseling. The book includes over one hundred "spotlights" (brief essays featuring persons, ideas, and applications relevant to Christian counseling), copious illustrations, a glossary explaining technical terms, and

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This standard introduction to psychology and counseling offers an explanation of classic theory and a holistic Christian view of humanity and counseling. The book includes over one hundred "spotlights" (brief essays featuring persons, ideas, and applications relevant to Christian counseling), copious illustrations, a glossary explaining technical terms, and thorough indexes. The text, organized according to the way introductory counseling courses are taught, serves as a helpful reference tool of enduring value.

Subject areas include:

• personality
• classic psychological theory
• the biological basis of behavior
• emotions and motivation
• memory, cognition, self-concept
• child and adult development
• sensation and perception
• social psychology
• individual and family counseling
• psychology of religion
• abnormal psychology
• individual and group therapy

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801062759
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.16(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Preface fo the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

1. Introduction to Psychology

2. The Biological Basis of Behavior

3. Sensation and Perception

4. Emotions

5. Motivation

6. Learning

7. Memory, Cognition, and Self-Esteem

8. Intelligence

9. Social Psychology

10. Child Development

11. Adolescent and Adult Development

12. Personality

13. The Psychology of Religion

14. Abnormal Psychology

15. Psychotherapy and Personal Counseling

16. Group and Family Counseling

Afterword

Appendix: Self-Change Projects

Glossary

Index of Names

Index of Subjects

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