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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Counselling Psychology
Counselling psychology
Jill Mytton
Introduction

This chapter opens by briefly setting the developing profession of counselling psychology in its historical context. The next section describes the nature and philosophy of counselling psychology from a number of different perspectives: historical, official (Division of Counselling Psychology), operational, comparisons with other professions, and philosophical. After reading the relevant chapters in this book, the reader may ...

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