Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy
- Howard E. A. Tinsley - Western Washington University, USA, Southern Illinois University, USA
- Suzanne H. Lease - University of Memphis, USA
- Noelle S. Giffin Wiersma - Whitworth University
Theories of Counseling
Theories of Counseling
April 2015 | 544 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This comprehensive, topically arranged text provides a contemporary account of counseling theories as practiced by internationally acclaimed experts in the field. Each chapter covers the way mindfulness, strengths-based positive psychology, and the common factors model is integrated into the theory. A special emphasis on evidence-based practice helps readers prepare for their work in the field.
- The text focuses on how each theory presents a useful and effective basis for contemporary practice, providing students with the most up-to-date scholarship on current theories and how these theories guide the practice of today’s counselors and psychotherapists.
- Chapters are written by internationally acclaimed experts offering a truly global and complete perspective of the field.
- Discussion of the pros and cons of each theoretical approach allows students to explore all sides of an approach, offering an opportunity for balanced, critical analysis of the material.
- Brief therapies or “manualized” approaches, developed in response to the limits imposed by insurance companies on the number of reimbursable therapy sessions per client, are addressed, as many theoretical approaches offer strategies for providing these therapies.
- Careful discussion in every chapter of the applicability of theories to a diverse client population allows readers to address the specific needs of a broader clientele while acknowledging gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, etc.
- Integrated coverage of and a separate chapter on evidence-based practice introduce students to what is becoming the expected standard for effectively working with clients.
- Lists of additional resources from expert contributors allow students to further explore the concepts presented.
Part I: Contemporary Theory In Its Historical and Empirical Context
Howard E. A. Tinsley, Suzanne H. Lease, Noelle S. Giffin Wiersma
Chapter 1: Introduction.
Chapter 2: Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung and the genesis of psychotherapy
Everett L. Worthington Jr., Nathaniel G. Wade, William T. Hoyt
Chapter 3: Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology
Part II: Theories Emphasizing Client Upbringing And Family History
Jon Carlson, Patricia Robey, Martha Mason
Chapter 4: Alfred Adler and individual psychology
Anna L. Dickerman, Elizabeth L. Auchincloss
Chapter 5: Neo-Freudians and ego-analytic, object-relations, attachment, and brief psychoanalytic theory
Part III: Theories Focusing On Client Actions
Joseph J. Pear, Heather D. Simister
Chapter 6: B. F. Skinner, Albert Bandura, and behavioral modification
Chapter 7: William Glasser and reality therapy
Sheila Crowell, Kendrick Rith
Chapter 8: Marsha Linehan and dialectical behavior therapy
Part IV: Theories Focusing On Client Thoughts
Catharine MacLaren, Kristene A. Doyle, Raymond DiGiuseppe
Chapter 9: Albert Ellis and rational-emotive behavior therapy
Chapter 10: Aaron Beck, Donald Meichenbaum and cognitive behavioral therapy
Part V: Theories Focusing On Client Emotions
David Murphy, Catherine Hayes
Chapter 11: Carl Rogers and client-centered counseling
Chapter 12: Rollo May, Irvin Yalom and existential therapy
Chapter 13: Bruce Ecker, Laurel Hulley, and coherence therapy
Chapter 14: Michael White and narrative therapy
Part VI: Integration of Counseling and Psychotherapy Theory
Chapter 15: Contemporary Gestalt Therapy: An Early Case of Theoretical Integration come of age
Chapter 16: John Norcross and integrative theories of counseling
Noelle Wiersma, Howard Tinsley, Suzanne Lease
Chapter 17: Developing your personal theoretical orientation
Instructor Teaching Site
Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:
- A Microsoft® Word® test bank is available containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
- A Respondus electronic test bank is available and can be used on PCs. The test bank contains multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter and provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding. Respondus is also compatible with many popular learning management systems so you can easily get your test questions into your online course.
- Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course.
- Chapter summaries from the book emphasize key concepts on a chapter-by-chapter basis to help with preparation for lectures and class discussions.
- Additional resources from the book are included by chapter.
- An Instructor’s Manual collates resources chapter-by-chapter for use in teaching your course.
Student Study Site
The open-access Student Study Site includes the following:
- A scales and exercises page provides access to the scales, exercises and assessments from the book, which can be downloaded and edited in Microsoft® Word®.
- Each chapter includes web resources covering important topics and designed to supplement key points within the text.
- EXCLUSIVE! Access to certain full-text SAGE journal articles have been carefully selected for each chapter. Each article supports and expands on the concepts presented in the chapter. This feature also provides questions to focus and guide your interpretation.
- Additional resources from the book are included by chapter-by-chapter.