Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills, 5th edition

  • Victoria E. Kress, 
  • Linda W. Seligman, 
  • Lourie W Reichenberg

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Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy connects counseling theories with clinical practice. It offers an innovative look at emerging and well-established counseling theories. Each theory chapter begins with a brief overview of the approach and a biographical sketch of its developer, and then moves on to the theory's key concepts, therapeutic process, therapeutic techniques and procedures, application and strengths and limitations. Particular attention is given to the application of each theory to people from diverse backgrounds. At the end of each chapter, skill development and personal development activities allow students to connect counseling theories to clinical practice.

The 5th Edition removes the BETA format of previous editions in order to engage with the richness and complexity of each theory. Updated information is provided on each theory and new chapters have been added to address contemporary cognitive behavioral theories, postmodern theories and feminist therapy.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136874874

Subject: Counseling

Category: Counseling Theory

Overview

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF EFFECTIVE COUNSELING
1. Foundations of Effective Counseling

PART II: THE FIRST FORCE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORIES
2. Freud and Classic Psychoanalysis
3. Adlerian Therapy
4. Post- and Neo Freudian Psychoanalytic Therapies

PART III: THE SECOND FORCE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THEORIES
5. Behavior Therapies
6. Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
7. Reality Therapy
8. Contemporary CBT Therapies

PART IV: THE THIRD FORCE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: HUMANISTIC-EXISTENTIAL THEORIES
9. Existential Therapy
10. Person-Centered Therapy
11. Gestalt Therapy

PART V: THE FOURTH FORCE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: CULTURE, CONTEXT, AND CONSTRUCTIVISM
12. Feminist Therapy
13. Postmodern Therapies
14. Family Systems Therapies

PART VI: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER
15. Developing Your Theoretical Orientation

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