For courses in research in counseling and Introduction to Counseling. This is the only up-to-date dictionary available that is specifically devoted to counseling. With more than 2,100 terms that are defined with concise descriptions, this is an essential reference for any counseling course or internship. It covers current as well as historical terms that are frequently used in the field. The author also covers concepts in counseling that are developmental, theoretical, research, and practice based. Due to its comprehensive and discipline-specific nature, this dictionary is ideal for students who wish to learn the language of counseling, for professors and counselors who need a quick reference, and for the lay person who is interested in the field.