ISBN-10:
0134391055
ISBN-13:
9780134391052
Pub. Date:
07/12/2015
Publisher:
Pearson
Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills MyCounselingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780134391052
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/12/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Linda Seligman, Ph.D.

Dr. Linda Seligman received a PhD in counseling psychology from Columbia University. Her primary research interests included diagnosis and treatment planning as well as counseling people with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Dr. Seligman was a professor at George Mason University for 25 years. She served as co-director of the doctoral program in education, coordinator of the Counseling Development Program, associate chair of the School of Education, and head of the Community Agency Counseling Program. She was later named professor emeritus. Dr. Seligman also served as associate at John Hopkins University as a faculty member in counseling psychology at Walden University.

During her lifetime, Dr. Seligman authored 14 books, including Selecting Effective Treatment; Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling; Developmental Career Counseling and Assessment; and Promoting a Fighting Spirit: Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Their Families. She also wrote more than 80 professional articles and book chapters. She lectured throughout the United States as well as internationally on diagnosis and treatment planning and was recognized for her expertise on that subject. In 1990, the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) designated Dr. Seligman as Researcher of the Year. In 2007, AMHCA honored her with the title of Counselor Educator of the Year.

Lourie W. Reichenberg, MA, NCC, LPC

Lourie W. Reichenberg is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia. She is also a therapist and clinical supervisor at The Women’s Center in Vienna, Virginia. She earned her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Marymount University where she is currently an adjunct in the School of Education and Human Services. She has taught crisis counseling, abnormal psychology, and counseling theories at the graduate and undergraduate level. She is completing certification in emotionally focused couples therapy.

Reichenberg is currently a member of the CrisisLink LOSS team, which provides assistance in the community after a suicide has occurred. She served on the CrisisLink Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006, and is on the organization’s Advisory Council. She is a past editor of the Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors, and was the editor of the Journal of the College and University Personnel Association from 1988 to 1993. She coauthored Selecting Effective Treatments (2007) with Dr. Seligman, has published many professional articles including “Grief and Loss,” a chapter in the forthcoming book Crisis Counseling (in press), and has edited more than 30 books and monographs. Her primary interests include crisis counseling, grief and loss, and helping individuals, couples, and families cope with life transitions. She approaches her work as a therapist, educator, and community volunteer, from a humanistic, person-centered, and emotionally focused perspective.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PROVIDING EFFECTIVE COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

1. Contexts of Effective Treatment

PART TWO: TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING BACKGROUND

2. Overview of Background-Focused Treatment Systems

3. Sigmund Freud and Classic Psychoanalysis

4. Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology

5. Post- and Neo-Freudians: Analytical Psychology, Ego Psychology, Object Relations, and Self Psychology

6. Brief Psychodynamic Therapy

PART THREE: TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING EMOTIONS AND SENSATIONS

7. Overview of Emotion-Focused Treatment Systems

8. Carl Rogers and Person-Centered Counseling

9. Existential Therapy

10. Gestalt Therapy

11. Emerging Approaches Emphasizing Emotions and Sensations

PART FOUR: TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING THOUGHTS

12. Overview of Thought-Focused Treatment Systems

13. Albert Ellis and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

14. Aaron Beck and Cognitive Therapy

PART FIVE: TREATMENT SYSTEMS EMPHASIZING ACTIONS

15. Overview of Action-Focused Treatment Systems

16. Behavior Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

17. Reality Therapy

PART SIX: OTHER TREATMENT APPROACHES

18. Family Systems Approaches

19. Integrative Therapies

20. Solidifying Understanding of Treatment Systems

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