Parable of the Spoons

December 25, 2013

There is an old Hasidic story of a rabbi who had a conversation with the Lord about Heaven and Hell. “I will show you Hell,” said the Lord, and led the rabbi into a room containing a group of famished, desperate people sitting around a large, circular table.  In the center of the table rested an […]

Constructive Psychotherapy

Constructive Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice

December 25, 2013

An invaluable teaching text and clinical resource, this is a book about how to do psychotherapy–how to apply the science of change to the complexities of helping people develop new meanings in their lives. Explaining constructivist principles and illuminating what a skilled clinician actually does in day-to-day practice, Michael J. Mahoney shows how to nurture […]

Motivational Interviewing DVD

The Method: Motivational Interviewing DVD

December 22, 2013

Dr. Stephen Rollnick, co-founder of Motivational Interviewing (MI) describes how and why MI is being increasingly used by clinicians in the treatment of mental health disorders. Learn how to observe, clarify and utilize questions designed to explore and resolve ambivalence about change and how to recognize limitations of the righting reflex and other traps when […]

Motivational Interviewing in Groups

Motivational Interviewing in Groups

December 21, 2013

A unique clinical resource, this book shows how to infuse the methods and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI) into group-based interventions. The authors demonstrate how the four processes of MI with individuals translate into group contexts. They explain both the challenges and the unique benefits of MI groups, guiding practitioners to build the skills they […]

Old Farmer's Advice

An Old Farmer’s Advice

December 21, 2013

Advice from an old farmer Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plowaround the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled. Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight. […]

Making Contact: The Therapist's Guide to Conducting a Successful First Interview

Making Contact: The Therapist’s Guide to Conducting a Successful First Interview

December 17, 2013

Making Contact: The Clinician’s Guide to Conducting the Successful First Interview is a  practical handbook which prepares professionals for a critical moment in their training: the first time they meet alone with a new patient. Knowing how to conduct the first interview, often overlooked in professional training, is fundamental to the foundation of a trainee’s clinical skills. This […]

Mastering the Art of Solution-Focused Counseling

Mastering the Art of Solution-Focused Counseling

December 15, 2013

The most current trends in solution-focused counseling theory, research, and practice are explored in the latest edition of this updated and expanded text. Dr. Guterman provides a comprehensive and straightforward discussion of solution-focused theory and the stages of the model throughout the therapeutic process. By emphasizing solutions rather than problems, this approach helps clients to identify and harness their natural resources, […]

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

December 15, 2013

“MI is a core clinical skill that is crucial for psychologists, social workers, counselors, or anybody who hopes to help people discover their own intrinsic motivation to change. This book not only explains what MI is, but also explains the research and theory that support it in a clear and accessible way. I have had […]

Encyclopedia of Counseling Package: Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling ... Preparation Comprehensive Examination

Encyclopedia of Counseling Package: Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling … Preparation Comprehensive Examination

December 15, 2013

In the third edition of Howard Rosenthal’s best-selling test preparation guide for the National Counselor Examination (NCE), students get more help than ever with an expanded section on marriage and family counseling, new material on web counseling, and updated material throughout. This resource now includes over 1,050 tutorial questions/answers and a new “Final Review and […]

Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders

Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders

December 15, 2013

A systematic, research-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the major mental disorders found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Linda Seligman’s classic book, Selecting Effective Treatments combines the latest research on evidence-based practices with practical, how-to information on implementation. Filled with numerous illustrative […]

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

December 15, 2013

Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the ninth edition of Corey’s best-selling text offers an easy-to-understand text that helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, and postmodern approaches) […]

The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals

The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals

December 15, 2013

The first developmental textbook written specifically for helping professionals and graduate-level students, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, Third Edition,provides an in-depth look at the science of human development and how it applies to the fields of counseling, social work and psychology. Using counseling applications, case studies, special topics boxes, and journal questions, the […]

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, DVD: the Case of Stan and Lecturettes

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, DVD: the Case of Stan and Lecturettes

December 15, 2013

This pack contains both of the DVDs that accompany Corey’s 9th Edition of Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy. Textbook is not included. DVDs are “The Case of Stan and Lecturettes” and “Counseling: Theories in Action” ISBN-10: 1133309135 || ISBN-13: 978-1133309130

Vital Information and Review Questions for the NCE, CPCE and State Counseling Exams

Vital Information and Review Questions for the NCE, CPCE and State Counseling Exams (CDs)

December 15, 2013

This new edition of Vital Information and Review Questions for the NCE, CPCE and State Counseling Exams sticks to the successful structure of the previous versions, each of which has demonstrated to be a valuable resource for anyone preparing for these difficult exams. Two new Discs have been added to this new edition, bringing the total to […]

Cengage Advantage Books: Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach

Cengage Advantage Books: Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach

December 15, 2013

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e equips readers with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling as well as practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients. The text’s innovative holistic or “whole person” approach demonstrates how to consider a client’s values, temperament, talents, and […]

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling

December 15, 2013

In this Fourth Edition of Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counseling, revered authors and scholars Theodore P. Remley, Jr. and Barbara Herlihy have maintained the qualities that have set this text apart from others in the field, however, made the necessary updates and changes appropriate for the current time. Each professional issue in counseling is […]

Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling: An Introduction to the Profession

Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling: An Introduction to the Profession

December 15, 2013

In Gerig’s Foundations for Clinical Mental Health Counseling, readers get an accurate picture of the mental health counseling profession in its contemporary environment, what the author calls a “professional view from the trenches that is academically informed.” Here, future mental health counselors discover a fresh, up-to-date perspective on the profession in the book’s descriptions of relevant […]

And the Mountains Echoed

And the Mountains Echoed

December 15, 2013

Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, […]

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

December 15, 2013

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia’s parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them […]

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT

The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT

December 15, 2013

Are you, like milllions of Americans, caught in the happiness trap? Russ Harris explains that the way most of us go about trying to find happiness ends up making us miserable, driving the epidemics of stress, anxiety, and depression. This empowering book presents  the insights and techniques of ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) a revolutionary […]

The Reality Slap: Finding Peace and Fulfillment When Life Hurt

The Reality Slap: Finding Peace and Fulfillment When Life Hurt

December 15, 2013

The “reality slap” takes many different forms. Sometimes, it’s more like a punch: the death of a loved one, a serious illness, a divorce, the loss of a job, a freak accident, or a shocking betrayal. Sometimes it’s a little gentler. Envy, loneliness, resentment, failure, disappointment, and rejection can sting just as much. But whatever […]

Practicum and Internship: Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy

Practicum and Internship: Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy

December 15, 2013

Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of Practicum and Internship carries on the tradition of the previous editions as a popular and highly useful textbook and resource guide. It continues to be a comprehensive resource for students and their supervisors throughout the counseling and psychotherapy process, providing thorough coverage of both the theoretical and practical aspects of […]

Ethics Desk Reference for Counselors

Ethics Desk Reference for Counselors

December 15, 2013

This essential pocket guide is designed to help counselors interpret and apply the ACA Code of Ethics in order to prevent and resolve ethical dilemmas. In Part I, Drs. Barnett and Johnson provide an easily understood translation of each Standard of the Code, followed by a discussion of common challenges associated with the Standard and […]

Narrative Therapy

Narrative Therapy (Theories of Psychotherapy)

December 15, 2013

Narrative Therapy provides an introduction to the theory, history, research, and practice of this post-structural approach. First developed by David Epston and Michael White, this therapeutic theory is founded on the idea that people have many interacting narratives that go into making up their sense of who they are, and that the issues they bring to […]

Narrative CBT

Narrative CBT: Distinctive Features

December 8, 2013

The popularity of using narrative, metaphor and building solutions in CBT has increased in recent years. Narrative CBT, part of the third wave of cognitive therapies, recognises the importance of helping to build new ideas and practices in order to create change, examining a person’s multiple and evolving narratives and their behaviour as intrinsically meaningful. […]