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Theories and strategies in counseling and psychotherapy
Gilliland, Burl E.
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Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 1998.
Physical Description:
xi, 436 pages ; 24 cm
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RC480 .G53 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Containing real-life dialogue examples, this work includes appropriate references for all major ideas and concepts. It provides information on computer technology and its uses in counselling.

Table of Contents

Most chapters begin with Fundamental Tenets
The Counseling Process
Strategies for Helping Clients, and Sample Case and conclude with Summary
Suggestions for Further Reading and References
1 Introduction
Purposes of the Book
Suggestions for Using the Book
Personal Qualities of the Counselor
2 Psychoanalytic Therapy
Contributions of the Psychoanalytic System
Shortcomings of the Psychoanalytic System
Psychoanalytic Therapy with Diverse Populations
3 Adlerian Therapy
Contributions of the Adlerian System
Shortcomings of the Adlerian System
Adlerian Therapy with Diverse Populations
4 Jungian Therapy
Dream Interpretation
Chaos and Complexity Theory
Contributions of the Jungian System
Shortcomings of the Jungian System
Jungian Therapy with Diverse Populations
5 Person-Centered Counseling
Contributions of the Person-Centered System
Shortcomings of the Person-Centered System
Person-Centered Counseling with Diverse Populations
6 Gestalt Therapy
Contributions of Gestalt Therapy
Shortcomings of Gestalt Therapy
Gestalt Therapy with Diverse Populations
7 Transactional Analysis
Contributions of Transactional Analysis
Shortcomings of Transactional Analysis
Transactional Analysis with Diverse Populations
8 Behavioral Counseling, Therapy, and Modification
Contributions of the Behavioral System
Shortcomings of the Behavioral System
Behavioral Counseling with Diverse Populations
9 Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy
Contributions of Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy
Shortcomings of Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy
Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy with Diverse Populations
10 Control Theory/Reality Therapy
Contributions of Control Theory/Reality Therapy
Shortcomings of Control Theory/Reality Therapy
Control Theory/Reality Therapy with Diverse Populations
11 Cognitive Therapy
Contributions of Cognitive Therapy
Shortcomings of Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive Therapy with Diverse Populations
12 Trait-Factor Counseling/Person Environment Fit
Contributions of the Trait-Factor Approach
Shortcomings of the Trait-Factor Approach
Trait-Factor Counseling with Diverse Populations
13 Eclectic Counseling and Psychotherapy
Contributions of the Eclectic System
Shortcomings of the Eclectic System
Eclectic Counseling with Diverse Populations
14 Computer-Assisted Therapy
The Therapeutic Process
Contributions of Computer Counseling
Shortcomings of Computer Counseling
Computer Counseling with Diverse Populations