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Counseling Psychology, History of

  • By: Nancy L. Murdock, J. Rico Drake & Ashley M. Heintzelman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Counseling psychology emerged as an applied specialty within the American Psychological Association (APA) in the 1940s. It has been recognized as a specialty by the APA since 1946, and this recognition was reaffirmed in 1998 when the APA initiated a new ...

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