Through a unique review of therapeutic theories, the third edition of Theories of Counseling and Therapy: An Experiential Approach gives students knowledge and skills for clinical practice while presenting key concepts that are immediately and directly applicable to their lives. The book contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Discussion Prompts throughout the text encourage self-reflection, lively discussion, and the discovery of new information and perspectives.
Field Study Prompts challenge students to venture beyond the classroom to ask questions, engage with practitioners in the field, and learn through exploration and practical application.
Personal Reflection Prompts provides students the opportunity to think critically and consider how they feel, interpret, and view specific theories, therapies, and issues.
Learning Objectives provide an overview of topics and skills presented within each chapter.
Reminders serve to refresh students’ memory regarding key concepts and ideas within the discipline.
Voices From the Past introduces students to historical figures whose ideas and research have had great influence on the development of the field.
Voices From the Field allows students to hear from both new and seasoned practitioners about the realities of using theory in their daily practice.