Introduction to the Counseling Profession (6th Revised edition)

Introduction to the Counseling Profession (6th Revised edition)

By: Douglas R. Gross (editor), David Capuzzi (editor)Hardback

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Introduction to the Counseling Profession is a comprehensive overview of the history and foundational concepts of counseling, offering the most current and relevant breadth of coverage available. Students will gain insight into the myriad issues that surround not only the process of counseling and its many populations but also the personal dynamics that have an impact on this process. The contributed-author format provides state-of-the-art information from experts in their respective fields while maintaining a consistent structure and message. This edition has been brought in line with the 2009 Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards and includes chapters on each of the CACREP specializations. Topics rarely treated in other introductory texts are addressed, such as research and writing in counseling, technology and counseling, and self-care and growth. This edition includes new pedagogical features such as sidebars and more case studies to expand on key topics, as well as new chapters on: * Cross-Cultural Counseling * Self-Care and Self-Growth * Individual Counseling * Diagnosis and Treatment Planning * Addictions Counseling * Student Affairs and College Counseling A collection of supplemental resources are available online to benefit both instructors and students. Instructors will find PowerPoint slides and test banks to aid in conducting their courses, and students can access chapter summaries, exercises, and other tools to supplement their review of the material in the text. These materials can be accessed at

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David Capuzzi, PhD, NCC, LPC, is a professor emeritus at Portland State University and a counselor educator at both Walden University and Canisius College. He is a past president of the American Counseling Association. Douglas R. Gross, PhD, NCC, is a professor emeritus at Arizona State University, Tempe, where he served as a faculty member in counselor education for 29 years. He is a past president of the Arizona Counselors Association and the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.


Part One: Counseling Foundations Moss, Glowiak, Therapeutic Alliance and the Helping Relationship. Glosoff, Schwarz-Whittaker, The Counseling Profession: Historical Perspectives and Current Issues and Trends. Lee, Na, Pebdani, Cross Cultural Counseling. Stauffer, Owen, Ordway, Ethical and Legal Considerations in Counseling. Simpson, Falkner, Self-Care and Self-Growth: A Professional Responsibility. Christensen, Research and Writing in Counseling. Haley, Bourgois, Gelgand, Technology and Counseling Part Two: Counseling Skills Glowiak, Individual Counseling: Traditional and Brief Approaches. Capuzzi, Gross, Group Counseling. Vernon, Creative Approaches to Counseling. Foster, Assessment Practices in Counseling. Christensen, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. Part Three: Counseling Specializations Osborn, Iarussi, Addictions Counseling. Platt, Drew, Career Counseling. Coker, Dixon-Saxon, Counseling in Clinical Mental Health and Private Practice Settings. Dykeman, Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling. Davis, School Counseling. Remley, Shaw, Student Affairs and College Counseling.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415660518
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780415660518
  • weight: 1088
  • ISBN10: 0415660513
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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