Neukrug's comprehensive introductory text gives students an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession, providing them with a broad overview of the field including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with great clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through the many illustrative case examples and personal narratives. To ensure that students are thoroughly prepared to further their studies and careers, Neukrug has structured around the eight core CACREP curriculum areas, while enhancing his discussion with insightful coverage of salient topics surrounding such important issues as specializations within counseling, finding a counseling job, and future trends in counseling.
Genre: Education, Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pages: 648 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: PSU:000060505545


This fascinating book provides a global exchange of information about counseling activities and services; counselor training; and existing professional practices, beliefs, and values. Native counselors and leading experts from 40 countries discuss the opportunities for growth in their countries and the challenges they face. After an introductory section that discusses global diversity themes and issues, chapters focus on key countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Oceania, and South and Central America. Each chapter covers the history and current state of counseling in the country, theories and techniques that have been shown to work best in meeting the needs of the population, diversity issues specific to the region, counselor education and training, and possibilities for the future of counseling in the country. A comprehensive list of international resources and counseling organizations is also included. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to permissions@counseling.org.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 468 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781119026266


If we are to touch the hearts of hurting children, we must enter their world, the world of play. Play therapy honors children by meeting them in their world. Children say with toys what they have difficulty saying with words. Toys become the play therapist's tools to help unlock the healing process for wounded children. Whether you are a psychologist, a social worker, a family therapist, a pastoral counselor, a group-home worker, or a children's ministry worker, this book will help you build relationships that minister to the souls of hurting children and bring understanding to the confusion of their pain. Through these nurturing relationships, children will be freed to understand and process emotional pain.
Genre: Religion, Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers, Pages: 326 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781725204218


This book is a useful resource for designing and delivering culturally responsive counseling services for international students. It introduces readers to contributions made by international students in higher education, and supplies in-depth information about the nature of cross-cultural transitions including initial entry to the host culture as well as the return home. A framework of multicultural counseling competencies is applied, case examples are provided, and the book is filled with practical information for counselors and other mental health professionals.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: Springer Science & Business Media, Pages: 149 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781441989192


Dr. Ogilvie shows Christians how the Divine Counselor--the Holy Spirit--can lead them to the truth about themselves, grant them wisdom beyond their years, and fashion them into the likeness of Christ. Their pain may run deep, but the counsel of God runs deeper.
Genre: Religion, Editor: , Pages: 208 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0892838175


THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR gives readers an unparalleled look into the practicalities of the counseling profession by providing a broad overview of the field, including a firm foundation in the skills, theories, and day-to-day realities of the job. Thorough and research-based, the book presents the key concepts and material about the counseling profession with clarity and insight, while keeping readers engaged through illustrative case examples and personal narratives. To ensure that readers are thoroughly prepared to further their studies and careers, the author has structured the material around the eight core CACREP curriculum areas, while enhancing his discussion with coverage of salient topics such as specializations within counseling, finding a counseling job, and future trends in counseling.
Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 752 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0357671082


The sixth edition of The World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession provides readers with an illuminating window into the day-to-day realities of a practicing counselor. Comprehensive and highly practical in nature, the text presents readers with critical skills and concepts, helps them develop their professional identity, and features illustrative case examples and personal narratives to bridge theory and practice. This new edition includes updated information within every chapter to reflect the latest ethical codes and standards, updated content on cutting-edge issues, and alignment with 2016 CACREP standards. In keeping with current trends, cultural competence, social justice concerns, technological issues such as tele-mental health counseling, some of the newest theories in counseling, and crisis, disaster, and trauma counseling are highlighted. Throughout the text, students are provided with meaningful self-reflection opportunities, hands-on experiential activities, and enlightening case studies to enrich their learning experience. A full set of ancillaries to assist in teaching is available and includes a sample syllabus, exam questions, vignettes, ethical dilemmas, videos, and much more. Each of the eight common-core content areas of CACREP are covered through chapters on professional issues (e.g., history, professional organizations, characteristics of the professional counselor), standards in the professional (e.g., CACREP, credentialing, ethics, cross-cultural and social justice competence), counseling skills, counseling theories, normal and atypical human development, group counseling, couples and family counseling, testing and assessment, research, and consultation and supervision. Two dedicated chapters cover cultural competence and social justice issues. The last three chapters highlight school counseling; mental health, rehabilitation, and addiction counseling; and college counseling. New vignettes from counselors in the field are peppered throughout these chapters. An afterword offers sage advice for applying to graduate school and finding a job. The World of the Counselor is a thoroughly research- and practice-based text that is ideal for counselors-in-training. It is an exceptional introduction to the field and an especially useful book for those who are preparing to take their licensing exams or enter the field.
Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 736 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1793544972


One of the greatest gifts helping professionals can share with others is a sense of their own peace. However, retaining and renewing a sense of a healthy perspective requires not only self-care strategies, but also an awareness of basic profound, yet simple, wisdom themes. The Inner Life of the Counselor presents classic and contemporary wisdom that examines and explores each of these themes in a way that both professional and non-professional helpers will find revealing and meaningful in understanding their own journey. Informed by the author's over thirty years of experience as a therapist, mentor, and clinical supervisor of professional helpers?as well as by his expertise in resiliency and prevention of secondary stress?The Inner Life of the Counselor thoughtfully looks at those elements that encourage sustained personal growth and professional development, such as self-care, stress management, and mindfulness. Lively, practical, and marked by an elegant sense of simplicity, this nurturing book demonstrates how exploring the inner life can lead counselors to new wisdom and inner peace?not only for themselves but also for those who come to them for relief and insight. It is an invitation to pause, reflect, renew, and navigate one of contemporary society's most challenging yet rewarding professions.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 224 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781118193747


Designed for students who are taking a preliminary course in the counseling field, Introduction to the Counseling Profession, 7th Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of the history and foundational concepts of counseling, offering the most current and relevant breadth of coverage available from experts in their respective fields. This edition includes topics rarely discussed in introductory texts, such as self-care and self-growth and the use of technology in counseling, as well as a new chapter on crisis counseling. Chapters also reflect updates to the 2016 Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards, and a chapter on each CACREP specialization is included. Students will gain insight into the myriad issues that surround not only the process of counseling and its many populations but also the personal dynamics that have an impact on this process. Furthermore, a collection of supplemental resources is available online to benefit both instructors and students. Instructors will find PowerPoint slides and test banks to aid in conducting their courses, and students can access chapter summaries, exercises, and other tools to supplement their review of the material in the text.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: Taylor & Francis, Pages: 474 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781134991433


All professional counselors and therapists can identify a number of turning points in their careers – moments, interactions, or processes – that led to key realizations regarding their practice with clients, work with students, or self-understanding. This book is a collection of such turning points, which the editors term defining moments, contributed by professionals in different stages of their counseling careers. You’ll find personal stories, lessons learned, and unique insights in their narratives that will impact your own development as a practitioner, regardless of whether you are a graduate student or a senior professional.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 293 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781135844158