Essential Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Everyday Practice in Our Diverse World by Dr. Carlos Zalaquett, Dr. Allen Ivey, and Dr. Mary Bradford Ivey integrates key text and theory demonstrations, gives an overview of different schools of theory, presents best-known, evidence-based theories, and explains how theories apply to counseling and psychotherapy. The book contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Chapter Goals at the beginning of each chapter set the stage for learning and prepare students to engage with new concepts and ideas.
Reflection Exercises throughout the text represent engaging and interactive opportunities for students to apply what they’re learning, participate in meaningful reflection, and build knowledge and understanding.
Applied Practice Exercises foster critical thinking and provide opportunities for practical application.
Case Presentations and Examples provide ample opportunities for students to draw practical connections between the material within the book and real-world scenarios.
Highlight Boxes, Informational Tables, and Figures provide emphasis and detail for critical information covered throughout the book.