This Third Edition of a seminal text reflects new developments with counseling psychology. It covers areas such as neuroscience, narrative approaches and post-modernist thinking. In six sections which include tradition, challenge and change in counseling psychology, difference and discrimination, and professional and ethical issues, the authors have added new chapters including:
- The nature of evidence
- Interpreting case material
- Attachment theory and neuroscience
- Community psychology
- Legal frameworks
- Testing measurement and diagnosis
- The interface between psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic approaches
Special attention has been paid to the research evidence, current issues and debates, theoretical and philosophical underpinnings, political and resource issues, and illustrative case material.
The Handbook is an essential companion for students and practitioners in the field of counseling psychology, at all stages of their career and across the whole range of settings— NHS, education, private and voluntary.
New to the 3rd Edition:
- The latest edition has considered the major developments within counselling psychology since 2003
- Includes all new content and structure to the book
- Includes greater amount of case study material from a variety of perspectives
- Now has 7 new chapters: The Nature of Evidence, Interpreting Case Material, Attachment Thoery and Neuroscience, Community Psychology, Legal Frameworks, Testing Measurement and Diagnosis, The Interface Between Psychopharmacological and Psychotherapeutic Approaches.