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Acquiring Counseling Skills: Integrating Theory, Multiculturalism, and Self-Awareness / Edition 1

Acquiring Counseling Skills: Integrating Theory, Multiculturalism, and Self-Awareness / Edition 1

by Kathryn MacCluskie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900131991339
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/18/2009
Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

Kathryn MacCluskie is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Cleveland State University. She completed her undergraduate work and Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Following several years working with youth in residential treatment, she earned an Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University. Dr. MacCluskie served as the Drug and Alcohol Program Coordinator at Morgantown Federal Correctional Institution, and then worked as a therapist in a community mental health center. She joined the faculty at Cleveland State in 1994, and in addition to leading the Counselor Education section, also served as Chair of the Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects. Her professional interests lie in counseling student growth and development, and the interface between mental health and global sustainability.

Table of Contents

Acquiring Counseling Skills

Brief Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Counseling Skills and You

Chapter 2 Multiculturalism and Diversity in Counseling

Chapter 3 The Microskills Model

Chapter 4 Attending Behaviors

Chapter 5 Client Observation

Chapter 6 Silence, Minimal Encouragers, Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Chapter 7 Questioning

Chapter 8 Feeling Reflection

Chapter 9 Reflection of Meaning

Chapter 10 Confrontation

Chapter 11 Counseling Theories

Chapter 12 The Counseling Process

Chapter 13 Intake Interviews and Initial Assessment

Chapter 14 Empirically Supported Techniques (ESTs) and Common Psychotherapeutic Factors

Chapter 15 Integrated Case Conceptualization

Chapter 16 Self-Awareness and Self Care

Appendix A ACA Code of Ethics


Subject Index

Author Index

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