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Counseling Psychology | The International Library of Psychology
Leong, Frederick T.L. and Mark M. Leach (Eds)
Routledge / Ashgate Publishing / Hardcover / 2008-07-01 / 0754625443
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584 pages
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Since its beginnings after WWII, Counseling Psychology has grown to become an applied specialty within psychology with unique areas of emphasis. This book introduces readers to the field by presenting its history, emphases, trends and relationships to other areas within psychology, followed by seminal articles that have significantly influenced counselors and researchers. The volume is organized around the six general themes of history and professional development, personal counseling, career counseling, cross-cultural counseling, counseling process and outcome, and internationalizing Counseling Psychology. In presenting articles representing these six themes that have defined counseling psychology, readers are given an essential overview to the past, the present and future directions of this applied specialty in psychology.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Part I History and Professional Development: An occupational analysis of counseling psychology: how special is the speciality?, Louise F. Fitzgerald and Samuel H. Osipow; Counseling psychology the most broadly based applied psychology speciality, Allen E. Ivey; Looking to the future: themes from the 3rd National Conference for Counseling Psychology, Stephanie S. Rude, Michael Weissberg and George M. Gazda; Transition from vocational guidance to counseling psychology, Donald E. Super; Trend analyses of major contributions in The Counseling Psychologist cited from 1986 - 1996: impact and implications Lisa Y. Flores, S. Craig Rooney, P. Paul Heppner; LaVonne Douglas Browne and Mei-Fen Wei; 30 years of The Counseling Psychologist: 1969 - 1999, P. Paul Heppner; Behold our creation! What counseling psychology has become and might yet become, George S. Howard. Part II Personal Counseling: Rational-emotive therapy: research data that supports the clinical and personality hypotheses of RET and other models of cognitive-behavior therapy, Albert Ellis; A psychodynamic view of counseling psychology, Edward S. Bordin; Components of the psychotherapy relationship: their interaction and unfolding during treatment, Charles J. Gelso and Jean A. Carter; The necessary and sufficient conditions of therapeutic personality change, Carl R. Rogers; Change processes in counseling and psychotherapy, Stanley R. Strong and Ronald P. Matross. Part III Career Counseling: The meaning of work in women's lives: a sociopsychological model of career choice and work behavior, Helen S. Astin; Megatrends and milestones in vocational behavior: a 20-year counseling psychology retrospective, Fred H. Borgen; A taxonomy of difficulties in career decision making, Itamar Gati, Mina Krausz and Samuel H. Osipow; A theory of vocational choice, John L. Holland; Career-intervention outcome: what contributes to client gain?, Laurel W. Oliver and Arnold R. Spokane; Career counseling in the postmodern era, Mark L. Savickas; A theory of vocational development, Donald E. Super. Part IV Cross-Cultural Counseling: A 3-dimensional model for counseling racial/ethnic minorities, Donald R. Atkinson, Chalmer E. Thompson and Sheila K. Grant; Toward a theoretical explanation of the effects of race on counseling: a black and white model, Janet E. Helms; Toward an integrative model for cross-cultural counseling and psychotherapy, Frederick T. L. Leong; Assessing multicultural counseling competence: a review of instrumentation, Joseph G. Ponterotto, Brian P. Rieger, Ann Barrett and Rickey Sparkes; Cross-cultural counseling competences, Derald Wing Sue, Joseph E. Bernier, Anna Durren; Lawrence Feinberg, Paul Pedersen, Elsie J. Smith and Ena Vasquez-Nuttall; In search of cultural competence in psychotherapy and counseling, Stanley Sue. Part V Counseling Process and Outcome: Empathy and counseling outcome: an empirical and conceptual review, Gerald A. Gladstein; A perspective on the history of process and outcome research in counseling psychology, Clara E. Hill, and Maureen M. Corbett; Relation between working alliance and outcome in psychotherapy: a meta-analysis, Adam O. Horvath and B.Dianne Symonds; Client distress disclosure, characteristics at intake, and outcome in brief counseling, Jeffrey H. Kahn, John A. Achter and Erika J. Shambaugh; Relationship formation and relational control as correlates of psychotherapy quality and outcome, James W. Lichtenberg, Kara B. Wettersten, Holly Mull, Rebecca L. Moberley, Katherine B. Merkerly and Amy Tiongson Corey. Part VI Internationalizing Counseling Psychology: The benefits and challenges of becoming cross-culturally competent counseling psychologists: Presidential address, P.Paul Heppner; Toward a global vision of counseling psychology, Frederick T.L. Leong and David L. Blustein, A proposal for internationalizing counseling psychology in the United States: rationale, recommendations, and challenges, Frederick T.L. Leong and Joseph G. Ponterotto; Internationalizing counseling psychology in the United States: a SWOT analysis, Frederick T.L. Leong and Mark M. Leach; Internationalizing the counseling psychology's curriculum: towards new values, competencies and directions, Anthony J. Marsella and Paul Pedersen; Counseling in an international context, Paul Pedersen and Frederick Leong; Index.

About the Author/Editor

Frederick Leong is Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University, USA. Dr Mark M. Leach is at University of Louisville, USA.

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