On Becoming a Counselor A Basic Guide for Nonprofessional Counselors and Other Helpers

ISBN-10: 0824519132

ISBN-13: 9780824519131

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

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The authors bring this book up to date with the medical and psychologial advances over the past ten years, and continues to provide nonprofessional as well as professional counselors with all the essential tools they need to respond to people's problems with intelligence and compassion.
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company, The
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface: A Changed Book for a Changed Time
Guiding Principlesp. 3
Emotional Involvementp. 11
Hard-Bought Wisdomp. 20
What Other People Do to Usp. 29
What We Do in Relationship with Othersp. 40
Revelations about Ourselves in Relationships with Othersp. 48
What Is It Like to Be Real?p. 57
The Self as Instrument in Helping Othersp. 65
Are We Friends or Counselors?p. 73
How Do We Interview?p. 85
This Wasn't My Ideap. 101
I Won't Dance, You Can't Make Mep. 111
Plotting Our Coursep. 121
Diagnosis: Goals and Resourcesp. 134
Listening to the Lives of Othersp. 142
To Whom Shall We Go?p. 149
When Can I Say What I Feel?p. 159
Supportive Psychotherapyp. 167
Reading the Signs/Working with Familiesp. 175
Drugs: Use and Abusep. 180
Drink, Drank, Drunkp. 192
The Language of the Seriously Disturbedp. 202
Everyperson's Illness: Depressionp. 215
Stressed Out and Anxiousp. 232
The Problems of Healthy Peoplep. 247
Introductory Notes on Personality Disordersp. 255
Personality Disorders: Cluster Ap. 261
Personality Disorders: Cluster Bp. 275
Personality Disorders: Cluster Cp. 295
Marriage Counselingp. 311
Counseling Persons with Sexual Problemsp. 327
Counseling the HIV/AIDS Patientp. 340
Suicide: Weighing the Riskp. 352
Death in Our Culturep. 361
Suffering Our Lossesp. 372
Emergencies: Being a Steady Presencep. 386
Taking Counsel with Ourselvesp. 401
Notesp. 409
Indexp. 419
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