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by Linda W. Seligman,Lourie W. Reichenberg




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Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills offers an innovative look at emerging and well-established counseling theories. Organizing theories into four broad themes (Background, Emotions, Thoughts, and Actions), authors underscore key similarities and differences in each approach. Moving beyond a traditional theories book, chapters include skill development sections that connect counseling theories with clinical practice. Fully revised, this edition brings a stronger multicultural focus, includes over 400 new research references, and offers new activities to sharpen clinical understanding. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

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Download Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills (4th Edition) (Merrill Counseling (Hardcover)) epub
ISBN: 0132851709
ISBN13: 978-0132851701
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Author: Linda W. Seligman,Lourie W. Reichenberg
Language: English
Publisher: Pearson; 4 edition (February 28, 2013)
Pages: 576 pages
ePUB size: 1702 kb
FB2 size: 1894 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 158
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Xcorn
This book gives detailed descriptions of many of the most common/well-known counseling theories. This is the second theories book that I have had to use in my course of study and it is by far the better of the two. I am not finished with the entire book yet, but there does not seem to be any clear basis towards any one theory so far. There is detail about the history of the developer of the theory/theory itself, practical applications for current populations and methods utilized for each of the theories in this book.
Xor
This book captures both the best and worse of the college textbook market. It is extremely informative, providing a thorough overview of each major school of counseling and psychotherapy. It is also faithful to provide a balanced look at each system's weaknesses and strengths, and the structure of the text is consistent throughout, enabling the reader to quickly reference and summarize the information contained in each chapter.

That being said, the book is as dry as dirt; there are few images, few meaningful text interactions (questions or otherwise), and a technical writing style that makes minimal effort at engaging the reader. Most students will struggle to read more than a few pages at a time. The book functions much better as an occasional reference text rather than a book to be read through by a class or interested student.
Thohelm
Rented this title for a class on counseling theories. Content heavy but once you understand the structure of chapters, it is invaluable in terms of understanding the origins, applications, and techniques involved with each theory.
Liarienen
I got a different version. Not a different edition but a different version than the cover advertised. Mine s a brown cover with drama masks. However the material is the same as this blue cover (compared to a fellow classmates book which has this cover). hence reason for 4 star and ot 5. CAME on time and is a great source for info.
fabscf
good book
DrayLOVE
Doesn't look like the picture on the order, however the content appears to be the same at a better price.
Qutalan
Although it is not the book that I needed it still have the same content.
Great resource!