By Jon Frew, Michael D. Spiegler
This detailed textual content is the 1st to supply an advent to the idea and perform of the main theories of psychotherapy and, whilst, illustrate how those techniques are facing the ever-increasing variety of today’s consumers. Frew and Spiegler have assembled the prime modern gurus on each one thought to supply an insider's viewpoint that incorporates publicity to the fashion and language utilized by adherents of the process, which isn't on hand in the other textual content. The background of every procedure and the newest, state-of-the-art concept and perform are built-in with an emphasis on an know-how of the wishes of numerous non-majority consumers, making a accomplished, useful, and beneficial textual content for any counseling theories course.
The significant psychotherapeutic methods are awarded in approximately the chronological order within which they have been built, and every bankruptcy follows a similar simple layout to make sure consistency during the textual content. besides conventional theories, there are chapters on truth treatment, feminist remedy, and narrative remedy, and the bankruptcy on ethics contains multicultural and feminist views. every one bankruptcy includes:
•the foundation and evolution of the theory
•theoretical foundations and the way the idea is manifested in practice
•an assessment of the proof for the theory’s luck, boundaries, blind spots, and challenges
•"The Author’s Journey," during which authors describe what cause them to undertake their technique and the way their very own perform has developed over time
•multicultural potential and their significance within the context of the theory.
Resources can be found on-line for teachers to complement the cloth within the textual content and contain a try out financial institution and PowerPoint lecture slides.
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Sue and Sue (1990) believe that “traditional counseling theory and practice have done great harm to the culturally different” (p. ” One of the persistent criticisms of traditional theories of counseling is that they assume a culturally universal perspective in which good counseling is good counseling, which is to say that sound counseling practice will work for anyone and need not vary in different cultural contexts. This implies that our historical and current counseling practices, conventional definitions of mental health and psychological disorders, and traditional ethical standards are sufficiently applicable to all clients.
Another purpose is to help you choose your own 18 ■ Contemporary Psychotherapies for a Diverse World approach to counseling. Whatever your purpose in reading the book, we hope that your exploration of the fascinating and increasingly diverse world of psychotherapy is worthwhile and stimulating and that it sparks your interest to continue your journey for many years to come. Chapter 2 Ethics for a Diverse World Melba J. T. Vasquez Contents Brief Overview of the APA and ACA Codes of Ethics 20 Feminist Multicultural Ethics 23 Review of Ethical Feminist Multicultural Themes and Principles 26 30 Moral Principles Exceptions to Boundaries 31 Activism 34 Summary 35 Resources for Further Study 37 37 Professional Organizations Professional Journals 37 Suggested Readings 37 Other Media Resources 38 E thics is a very interesting and complex area of professional responsibility.
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