Foundations of Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Foundations of Clinical and Counseling Psychology

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Written from an eclectic, integrative point of view, this authoritative yet accessible text equips students and practitioners with theoretical and empirical knowledge of different psychotherapy and counseling approaches. Todd and Bohart, who together have a total of sixty years of experience teaching clinical psychology courses, offer a clear, understandable view of how each theoretical perspective regards the person, the persons problems, and how to help the person change. The fourth edition retains the psychotherapy and history components from previous editions and addresses current and future trends in professional psychology. New or updated topics include: assessment; professional, legal, and ethical issues; brief therapy; computerized treatment programs; Internet testing; online therapy; treatment guidelines and manuals and the controversies associated with them; radical behavior therapies; cultural and gender issues; expanding roles for psychologists in neuropsychology and primary health care; managed care; and developments in psychotherapy research and psychotherapy integration. Careful cross-referencing and clear connections between topics permit chapters to be read in any order. The authors maintain a Web site ( with the very latest updates on psychotherapy theory integration, activities, downloadable chapter learning objectives, links to useful articles, and more.At the end of the eighteenth century, French physician Philippe Pinel was able to convince important people to allow him to try an experiment at the large ... Dorothea Dix (1802a€”1887) was an important nineteenth-century American reformer.

Title:Foundations of Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Author:Judith Todd, Arthur C. Bohart
Publisher:Waveland Press - 2005-12-30


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