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The Art of Integrative Counseling, 2nd Edition

  • Gerald Corey California State University, Fullerton (Emeritus)
  • ISBN-10: 0495102148  |  ISBN-13: 9780495102144
  • 162 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2001
  • © 2009 | Published
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About

Overview

An excellent companion to the best-selling THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY or supplement for theories or practicum courses, THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Second Edition, is part of a family of products that teaches you about the major concepts of counseling theories, how to apply those theories in practice, and how to integrate the theories in order to develop an individualized counseling style. THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Second Edition, is the first text on the market designed to help readers conceptualize the various dimensions of an integrative perspective. The second edition begins by introducing the concepts and techniques that Dr. Gerald Corey--one of the most prominent figures in the helping professions discipline--draws from his own integrative approach to counseling. It also vividly illustrates how concepts and techniques can be borrowed from a variety of theoretical models and applied to phases of the counseling process from initial to termination stages. In addition, the text offers specific suggestions to help you design a personal integrative approach that you can use as the foundation for your own counseling practice.

Features and Benefits

  • The first text on the market designed to help readers conceptualize the various dimensions of an integrative perspective, THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Second Edition, can be used as a supplement for theories or practicum courses. It is also an ideal resource for students who already have a basic knowledge of counseling theory.
  • THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Second Edition, is packed with relevant examples and illustrations--giving readers an in-depth look at modern counseling while helping them develop their own personal counseling style.

Table of Contents

Preface.
1. Beginning of Counseling.
2. The Therapeutic Relationship.
3. Establishing Therapeutic Goals.
4. Understanding and Addressing Diversity.
5. Understanding and Working With Resistance.
6. Cognitive Focus in Counseling.
7. Emotive Focus in Counseling.
8. Behavioral Focus in Counseling.
9. An Integrative Perspective.
10. Working With Transference and Countertransference.
11. Understanding How the Past Influences the Present.
12. Working Toward Decisions and Behavior Change.
13. Evaluation and Termination.
References and Suggested Readings.

What's New

  • Thoroughly updated, the text reflects the most current research and practice.
  • The book is integrated with the best-selling THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, Eighth Edition, which includes enhanced references to THE ART OF INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING, Second Edition, for seamless integration.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gerald Corey

Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; and a National Certified Counselor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Both Jerry and Marianne Corey received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011, and both also received the Eminent Career Award from ASGW in 2001. Dr. Jerry Corey was given the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and ethics in counseling. He is the author or coauthor of 15 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 60 journal articles and book chapters.