For courses in techniques of helping in departments of counseling, social work and psychology. This text introduces students to basic helping skills and advanced helping techniques within an eclectic framework, providing interactive, step-by-step instructions and practice exercises. A straightforward writing style leads students through the most commonly used techniques and prepares future practitioners to integrate assessment data, plan treatment, and implement strategies for a wide range of clients.
Mark Young is a professor at the University of Central Florida.
Table of Contents
Helping as a Personal Journey
The Nuts and Bolts of Helping
The Therapeutic Relationship
Advanced Reflecting Skills
Assessment: Understanding the Client
Enhancing Efficacy and Self-Esteem
Practicing New Behaviors
Lowering and Raising Emotional Arousal
Activating Client Expectations, Hope, and Motivation
New Learning Experiences and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Helping