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Developing Your Theoretical Orientation in Counseling and Psychotherapy, 3rd edition

  • Duane A. Halbur
  • Kimberly Vess Halbur

Published by Pearson (January 4th 2020) - Copyright © 2015

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Developing Your Theoretical Orientation in Counseling and Psychotherapy (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780133587425

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Overview

Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents


Chapter One: Why Theoretical Orientation Is Important

Chapter Two: Incorporating Theory into Practice

Chapter Three: Top 10 Ways to Find Your Theoretical Orientation

Chapter Four: Six Schools of Thought and Their Theories of Helping

Chapter FiveCase Examples for Integrating Theory into Practice



Complete Table of Contents


Chapter One: Why Theoretical Orientation Is Important
A Personal Experience

The Big Puzzle

What Is Theoretical Orientation?

The Helper’s Tool Belt

What Can A Theoretical Orientation Do For Me?

How Have Others Picked A Theoretical Orientation?

What If I’m Eclectic?

Empirically Validated Therapies: Are They Better?

Guidance From COMMON FACTORS: Do They All Work?

Once I Have It, How Can I Use It?

How Are Theoretical Orientation and Ethics Related?

The Main Points

Reflection Questions


Chapter Two: Incorporating Theory into Practice

Making Theory Useful: A Model

Theory Development

Importance of Your Life Philosophy

Life Philosophy–Its Personal

Schools of Thought

Theories

Goals and Techniques: Interventions at Work

Counselors are Diverse

Resistance to Theories: Eclectic, Integrated, or Just Don’t Know

Does It Really Work?

What to Take Home

Reflection Questions


Chapter Three: Top 10 Ways to Find Your Theoretical Orientation

Find Yourself

Articulate Your Values

Survey Your Preferences

Use Your Personality

   Taking the MBTI

Capture Yourself

Let Others Inspire You in Your Learning

Read Original Works

Get Real

Study with a Master

Broaden Your Experiences

Top 10 Wrap-Up

Reflection Questions

Suggested Readings and Webpages


Chapter Four: Six Schools of Thought and Their Theories of Helping

Psychodynamic School of Thought

   Psychoanalytic Theory

   Analytical Theory

   Individual Psychology

Behavioral School of Thought

   Behavioral Therapy

Humanistic School of Thought

   Person-Centered

   Existential

   Gestalt

Pragmatic School of Thought

   Co

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