Counseling Strategies and Interventions (6th Edition)

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9780205370528: Counseling Strategies and Interventions (6th Edition)

Emphasizing the importance of interpersonal skills to counseling, this textbook contains ten chapters on topics such as recognizing communication patterns, managing the counseling session, responding to cognitive content, responding to affective content, conceptualizing issues and setting goals, interactive counseling strategies, and common challenges. The authors are affiliated with West Virginia University and Syracuse University. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A solid introduction to the helping process and the counseling profession, offering...

Practical skills and strategies!

Critical discussion of serving needs of diverse and multicultural clients throughout!

Unique focus on one's growth and development as a counselor!

A look at the real world of counseling people in today's global society from an integrative perspective!

New to this Edition:

  • content and resources on professional identity, credentialing of professional helpers and professional organizations, and standards of practice to assist students in delineating the evolution of the helping profession are included in Chapter 1 and Appendix A.
  • new chapter, “Common Challenges for Beginning Counselors,” addresses the concerns, challenges, and ethical boundaries of beginning helpers (Ch. 10).
  • material on cultural competence, power, privilege, and social justice throughout.
  • bold new discussions on current ethical issues addressed in the workplace and how to structure the counseling session around those issues (Ch. 5).
  • Expanded dialogue of contextual, cultural, and nonverbal affect cues; building a positive client relationship utilizing the Prochaska, DiClemente, and Norcross Stages of Change model; and integrative counseling strategies augment the helper's awareness of pitfalls in helping.
  • “Application Exercises” interspersed throughout each chapter allow students to apply content and obtain feedback, helping to reinforce major chapter concepts.
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About the Author:

Sherry Cormier is a professor in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Counseling Psychology at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of West Virginia. Her current research and practice interests are in counseling and psychology training and supervision models, diversity issues, and issues impacting girls and women. She teaches a variety of courses for doctoral level students.

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Cormier, Sherry, Hackney, Harold L.
Published by Allyn & Bacon (2004)
ISBN 10: 0205370527 ISBN 13: 9780205370528
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