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Introduction to Counseling, Seventh Edition provides students with a comprehensive overview of the counseling profession while encouraging them to examine the day-to-day realities of being a counselor and their motivation for choosing the profession. Coverage includes information on what counseling is, as well as its history, theoretical orientations, applications, and professional issues.
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