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Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice. Skills, Strategies, and Techniques. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 4480858
  • Book
  • 480 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This comprehensive text covers all the major theories in counseling and psychotherapy along with an emphasis on how to use these theoretical models in clinical practice. The authors cover the history, key figures, research base, multicultural implications, and practical applications of the following theoretical perspectives: Psychoanalytic, Individual/Adlerian, Existential, Gestalt, Person– Centered, Behavioral, Cognitive–Behavioral, Choice Theory/Reality Therapy, Feminist, Constructive, Family Systems, Multicultural, and Eclectic/Integrative. This text has case examples that bring each theory to life.

The entire book has been updated with the latest research and techniques. Pedagogical features include learner objectives, "Putting It in Practice" boxes, questions for reflection, case examples and treatment planning, and chapter summaries. Every theory is examined from cultural, gender/sexual, and spiritual perspectives. The instructor supplement package includes a Respondus test bank, chapter outlines, supplemental lecture ideas, classroom activities, and PowerPoint slides. It also includes video demonstrations corresponding to every major theory and linked to each chapter′s contents. In addition, a WPLS course will be available after publication.

  • Expanded video elements closely tied to sections of the text
  • New visuals, including graphics, charts, and tables to facilitate student understanding of theories and how they relate to one another
  • Increased coverage of multicultural and ethical issues in every chapter
  • Cultural, gender, sexuality, and spiritual issues are integrated into every chapter

The Sommers–Flanagan′s hands–on, practical approach emphasizes how students and practitioners can apply these theories in real–world practice. Students are empowered to develop theoretically–sound and evidence–based approaches to conducting counseling and psychotherapy.

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Preface ix

About the Authors xv

Chapter 1 Psychotherapy and Counseling Essentials: An Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Psychoanalytic Approaches 29

Chapter 3 Individual Psychology and Adlerian Therapy 59

Chapter 4 Existential Theory and Therapy 89

Chapter 5 Person–Centered Theory and Therapy 113

Chapter 6 Gestalt Theory and Therapy 141

Chapter 7 Behavioral Theory and Therapy 167

Chapter 8 Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy 199

Chapter 9 Choice Theory and Reality Therapy 229

Chapter 10 Feminist Theory and Therapy 255
With Maryl J. Baldridge

Chapter 11 Constructive Theory and Therapy 283

Chapter 12 Family Systems Theory and Therapy 311
With Kirsten W. Murray

Chapter 13 Developing Your Multicultural Orientation and Skills 339

Chapter 14 Psychotherapy and Counseling Integration 367

References 393

Name Index 431

Subject Index 441

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John Sommers–Flanagan
Rita Sommers–Flanagan
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