Individual Counseling and Therapy, 3rd edition, goes beyond the typical counseling textbook to teach the language of therapy from the basic to the advanced. Lucidly written and engaging, this text integrates theory and practice with richly illustrated, real-life case examples and dialogues that demystify the counseling process. Readers will learn how to use winning skills and techniques tailored to serve clientsfrom intake to problem exploration, awareness raising, problem resolution, and termination. Students have much to gain from the text’s depth, insights, candor, and practicalityand less to be befuddled by while they develop their therapeutic voice for clinical practice. PowerPoints, chapter test questions, and an instructor’s manual are available for download.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Mei-whei Chen, PhD, is a professor at Northeastern Illinois University, where she teaches individual counseling, group counseling, theories in counseling and psychotherapy, mental health counseling, grief counseling, and stress management. She has received the Faculty Excellence Award three times and the Beverly Brown Award. Dr. Chen is also a clinical psychologist in private practice.
Nan J. Giblin, PhD, is a professor emerita at Northeastern Illinois University, where she was a professor in counselor education for 30 years and served as dean of the College of Education and department chair. She received the Counselor Educator of the Year Award (2010) in Illinois. Dr. Giblin is also a clinical psychologist in private practice and specializes in supervision, grief counseling, and issues related to aging.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments 1. Theoretical Frameworks 2. Common Therapeutic Factors 3. The Journey Through the Jungle 4. Empathic Responding SkillsThe Skills of Building Connection 5. Clinical Assessment Skills 6. How to Conduct the Intake Interview 7. Dealing with Difficult Situations in Counseling and Therapy 8. Basic Intervention Techniques 9. Influencing Skills 10. Advanced Intervention Techniques 11. Termination Skills 12. Counseling Persons with Special Needs 13. Counseling Persons with Diverse and Multicultural Backgrounds 14. The Journey ForwardInto the Practical World Appendix A. An Example of a Service Disclosure Brochure Appendix B. Intake Notes Appendix C. SOAP Progress Notes Appendix D. Discharge Summary References Index