9780133155341

Learning the Art of Helping Building Blocks and Techniques Plus MyCounselingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • ISBN13:

    9780133155341

  • ISBN10:

    013315534X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 8/1/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This best-selling resource is a great refresher and hands-on resource for counselors new to their professions. It's packed with step-by-step guidance for developing the skills and techniques they need to effectively help their clients. It covers not just the basic building blocks in the profession, but also what the author calls the "megaskills" and common curative factors that lie behind the methods. The tone is conversational and the references are very useful.

Author Biography

Mark Young is a Professor at the University of Central Florida. He received his doctorate from Ohio University. He has trained helpers for more than 20 years and worked in community mental health, private practice, college counseling centers, and corrections for more than 15 years. Dr. Young’s professional writing has focused mainly on therapeutic methods and techniques, wellness, and counseling couples. He is the co-author of Counseling Today (2012) with Darcy Granello(Pearson) and Counseling and Therapy for Couples, 3/e with Lynn Long & Brigid Nooan (In press, Cengage) with Lynn Long & Brigid Noonan.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Helping as a Personal Journey

 

Chapter 2    The Nuts and Bolts of Helping

 

Chapter 3    The Therapeutic Relationship

 

Chapter 4     Invitational Skills

 

Chapter 5   Reflecting Skills: Paraphrasing

 

Chapter 6    Reflecting Skills: Reflecting Feelings

 

Chapter 7    Reflecting Skills: Reflecting Meaning and Summarizing

 

Chapter 8    Challenging Skills

 

Chapter 9    Assessment and the Initial Interview

Chapter 10   Goal-Setting Skills

 

Chapter 11   Change Techniques

 

Chapter 12    Outcome Evaluation and Termination Skills

 

Chapter 13    Therapeutic Factors and Advanced Change Techniques: Part I

 

Chapter 14   Therapeutic Factors and Advanced Change Techniques: Part II

 

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