Counseling Dictionary, The: Concise Definitions of Frequently Used Terms

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/18/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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The Counseling Dictionaryis an excellent resource that will serve both experienced and novice counselors for years to come.It features the most up-to-date and comprehensive reference work in the field of counseling, and includes 400 new terms, an expanded appendix of prominent names in the field of counseling, an up-to-date brief history of the counseling profession, and a new appendix featuring nationally prominent helping associations and organizations. Terms in the dictionary are cross-referenced and written in a concise and easy to understand way.

Author Biography

Samuel T. Gladding is a professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University and past president of the American Counseling Association. He has authored numerous books on counseling, including Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession (6th edition), Groups: A Counseling Specialty (5th edition), and Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice (5th edition).

Table of Contents


Appendix A  Prominent Names in the Counseling Profession

Appendix B   Self-Help Organizations

Appendix C   Marker Events in the History of Counseling and the American Counseling Association

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