Higher Education

Counseling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 2nd Edition

  • Lydia V. Flasher Director, Psychology Training Programs, Licensed Psychologist, Children's Health Council, Palo Alto, California
  • Paul T. Fogle
  • ISBN-10: 1435499360  |  ISBN-13: 9781435499362
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.50
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Equip your students with the effective counseling skills they need to help their clients deal with the challenges of communication disorders. COUNSELING SKILLS FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS, 2E is the only text available that combines the insights of a well-respected clinical psychologist with the practical knowledge of a recognized speech-language pathologist to highlight the most important basic and advanced counseling skills your students need. Written in user-friendly language, this text places the theories of counseling and the therapeutic process in real-life contexts that are applicable and meaningful for today's speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Numerous, varied examples drawn directly from the first-hand experiences of the authors help students develop relevant and usable skills. Case studies and proven learning features help your students refine their abilities to manage even the most challenging emotions, behaviors, and situations.

Features and Benefits

  • REAL-LIFE COUNSELING EXPERIENCES DEMONSTRATE THE VARIETY OF ACTUAL CHALLENGES IN CLINICAL WORK. The authors apply their six decades of experiences as both speech-language pathologist and clinical psychologist to expose students to real counseling challenges and sensitive issues they're likely to encounter, as opposed to typical practice situations that occur in the controlled classroom environment.
  • LEARNING features DIRECT STUDENTS' ATTENTION TO KEY POINTS THROUGHOUT THE BOOK. Chapter Outlines prepare readers for what's ahead, while Case Studies, Counseling Skills in Action, and Personal Experiences prompt interactive learning that's relevant and practical to today's times. A comprehensive glossary of counseling and psychology terms as well as up-to-date references prepare students to work effectively as counselors.
  • LEARN TO EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH DIFFICULT EMOTIONAL STATES. Students learn how to successfully counsel individuals battling depression, guilt, and fear. They learn to handle challenging situations, such as giving bad news, counseling manipulative clients, repairing counseling errors, and working with resistance and anger. Students also gain insights into being effective in crisis situations when working with suicidal, violent, traumatized or abused patients.
  • THOUGHT-PROVOKING DISCUSSION QUESTIONS SPARK CRITICAL THINKING. Practical and relevant Discussion Questions within each chapter prompt a deeper level of thinking and introspection and encourage lively debate about counseling skills and their real-life applications. Students share experiences as they critically examine how therapists and rehabilitation counselors can become more effective.

Table of Contents

1. The Basics.
2. Theories Of Counseling And How They Relate To Speech-3. Language Pathology and Audiology.
4. The Therapeutic Relationship and Therapeutic Communication.
5. Interviewing and Therapy Microskills.
6. Multicultural Competencies.
7. Working with Families.
8. Counseling Skills for Working with Adult Neurological Disorders and Dysphagia.
9. Counseling for Adults and Children Who Have Hearing Loss.
10. Defense Mechanisms Relevant To Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
11. Working with Challenging and Difficult Emotional States.
12. Communicating Bad News and Working with Challenging Situations.
13. Working with Resistance and Anger.
14. Working with Crisis Situations.
15. Taking Care of Ourselves.

What's New

  • NEW CHAPTER ADDRESSES MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCIES. Written by Marlene Salas-Provance, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, a well-known expert in this progressive area of study, Chapter 5 offers important insights to help student's better address clients' multicultural needs.
  • NEW CHAPTER ON WORKING WITH FAMILIES HELPS STUDENTS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE ENTIRE FAMILY. Chapter 6 focuses on the rationale and skills needed to understand the client's family system. Students learn how to recognize, work with and address the varied needs of a client's family members in order to further the client's progress.
  • NEW CHAPTER ON COUNSELING ADULTS AND CHILDREN WHO HAVE HEARING LOSS. Chapter 9 is written by Nancy Tye-Murray, Ph.D., CCC-A, a well-respected expert in the area of aural rehabilitation.
  • ONLY TEXT TO PROVIDE INSIGHTS ON WORKING WITH ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AND VETERANS. In Chapter 14, Dr. Fogle draws from his own personal experiences as a veteran to offer guidance on how to successfully address the needs of active-duty military personnel and veterans.
  • OFFERS TIPS FOR TODAY'S CLINICIANS ON HOW TO ADDRESS THEIR OWN MENTAL AND PHYSICAL CARE. A critical area that's often overlooked, Chapter 15 provides updated information on the most effective strategies a clinician can pursue for self-care and to prevent burn-out.
  • NEW CHAPTERS PREPARE STUDENTS TO EFFECTIVELY COUNSEL CLIENTS WITH SPECIFIC DISORDERS. Chapter 7 addresses counseling specific to children or adults who have speech or language disorders; Chapter 8 focuses on counseling adults with neurological disorders or dysphagia.
  • NEW ROLE PLAY EXERCISES PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO REFINE SKILLS DISCUSSED IN EACH CHAPTER. Role Plays at the end of each chapter provide opportunities for practical in-class group activities. Use these insightful exercises to expand discussions regarding how skills are best applied in the counseling environment.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lydia V. Flasher

Lydia V. Flasher earned her baccalaureate summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University, and her master's and doctorate in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University. Her mentor at Vanderbilt was Hans H. Strupp, a pioneer in psychotherapy research and short-term dynamic psychotherapy. After completing her internship at the Montreal Children's Hospital, a McGill University teaching hospital, she worked as a staff psychologist in the hospital, specializing in personality assessment, family therapy, and health psychology in pediatric oncology. Dr. Flasher has served as a professor at Colorado State University and the University of the Pacific and has many years of experience teaching graduate students in clinical and counseling psychology. She has served as director of a university training clinic for doctoral students in counseling psychology and has approximately 20 years of experience supervising psychology graduate students, interns, and postdoctoral fellows. Currently, Dr. Flasher serves as Director of the Psychology Training Programs and as staff psychologist at the Children's Health Council in Palo Alto, California. In her administrative role, she is co-director for an APA-approved, pre-doctoral psychology internship consortium between Stanford University's Packard Children's Hospital and Children's Health Council. She also directs a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship program. In her direct clinical work, she specializes in multidisciplinary assessments, anxiety disorders, and family therapy.

Paul T. Fogle

Paul T. Fogle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP earned his Bachelor of Arts and his Masters of Arts at California State University, Long Beach. After receiving his M.A., he started the first high school aphasia class in California, working with adolescents who had sustained traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and other neurological impairments. Dr. Fogle also worked as a therapist at the UCLA Psychology Adult Stuttering Clinic during this time. Dr. Fogle earned his doctorate from the University of Iowa and went on to teach undergraduate courses on Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Anatomy and Physiology of Speech, and Speech Science. At the graduate level he has taught Neurological Disorders in Adults, Motor Speech Disorders, Dysphagia/Swallowing Disorders, Gerontology, Voice Disorders, Cleft Palate and Oral-Facial Anomalies, and Counseling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists. Dr. Fogle has worked extensively in hospitals while also maintaining a year-round private practice for over 35 years. He has presented at state, ASHA, international (IALP), and Asia-Pacific Society for the Study of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology conferences. Dr. Fogle has been involved with forensic speech-language pathology (court testifying as an expert witness) for over 25 years and has published and presented on that topic. Most recently he has been the speech-language pathologist on Rotaplast (Rotary) International Cleft Palate teams in Venezuela, Egypt, and India.