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Written in a conversational and engaging style, this updated and expanded Third Edition of Thriving! helps future counselors and therapists to succeed in their training and professional development throughout their graduate careers. This informative and inspirational book includes an overview of the literature, personal accounts from students, practical tips/activities, and the latest coverage of such topics as advances in neuroscience research, crisis intervention, and more!

Enhancing Your Academic Skills
Enhancing Your Academic Skills

People get wisdom from thinking, not from learning.

—Laura Riding Jackson

Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions.

—David Hume

The Chinese character that represents the act of listening combines not only the symbols of ears but also those of eyes, heart, and mind (Adler, Rosenfield, & Towne, 1989). This wonderful fusion of symbols expresses the essence of successful counseling. As a counselor or therapist, you involve yourself totally—ears, eyes, heart, and mind—in a process of truly encountering your client in a helping relationship. Because counseling is a dynamic and complex process, you need to cultivate not only your observational competencies and emotional sensitivities but also your mental abilities. The purpose of your graduate curriculum is ...

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