Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, with Video Resource Center: Skills, Strategies and Techniques (2nd Edition) – eBook PDF
Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice: Skills, Strategies, and Techniques, 2nd Edition, (PDF) is a detailed guide that provides useful learning aids, instructions for ongoing assessment, and helpful case studies. More than only a reference, this approachable resource stresses practical applications of theoretical concepts, including both theory and technique with one text. Easy to read and with interesting information that has been recently reviewed to align with the latest in industry best practices, this ebook is the perfect resource for graduate-level counseling theory courses in marriage, counselor education, and family therapy, counseling psychology, and clinical psychology. Included with each copy of the ebook is an access code to the online Video Resource Center (VRC). The VRC includes eleven videos—each one including a different therapeutic approach using real therapists and clients, not actors. These videos offer a perfect complement to the book by showing what the different theories look like in practice.
The Second Edition includes:
- Deeper and more constant examination of gender and cultural issues
- Comprehensive case examples in each of the twelve Theory chapters
- New chapters on Family Systems Theory and Therapy in addition to Gestalt Theory and Therapy
- A new section on Outcome Measures that delivers ideas on how client outcomes can be tracked using practice-based evidence
- A treatment planning section that shows how specific theories can be used in problem formulation, specific interventions, and potential outcomes assessment
- An evidence-based status section in every Theory chapter focusing on what we know from the scientific research, with the goal of developing critical thinking skills
Showcasing the up-to-date research, theory, and evidence-based practice in an interesting and relatable style Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice 2e is an enlightening textbook with outstanding practical value.
“John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have written an extraordinarily practical text for students wishing to learn usable counseling principles. Their brilliant scholarship is balanced by a superb treatment of counseling theory that includes a review of the strengths, limitations, and ways for applying the systems represented.” — Robert Wubbolding, EdD, Professor Emeritus, Xavier University; Director, Center for Reality Therapy; author of Reality Therapy (Theories of Psychotherapy Series)
“This introductory textbook is written with amazing care and attention to detail. Not only is it one of the best resources I know of for detailed coverage of classical therapeutic theory, but it is also one of the best at revealing cutting-edge developments, both in theory and application. Readers will greatly benefit from the comprehensiveness, clarity, and personal perceptiveness of this appealing introductory guide.” — Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D., Faculty, Saybrook University; Vice President, Existential-Humanistic Institute; coauthor of Existential-Humanistic Therapy and editor of Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy
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