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A landmark publication, The Handbook of Counseling defines the field of counselling - how it has developed, the current state of the discipline and profession, and where this dynamic field is going. Edited and with chapters contributed by the leaders in counselling education and research, including several past-presidents of the American Counselling Association, this Handbook is comprehensive in its scope.

Counseling and the Future
Counseling and the future
Don C.Locke
Jane E.Myers
Edwin L.Herr

We had a number of goals in mind when we set out to develop this handbook. The foremost of these goals was to provide the reader with access to that unique body of knowledge that defines the profession of counseling. Our intent was to describe the state of the art in our profession as it exists at the present time including the history, conceptual models, and practices of counseling. Furthermore, we sought to project the challenges for the future that face us as a profession.

The plan for this handbook arose from a need to provide, in a single volume, a comprehensive overview of the profession of counseling. Such a treatment is needed to reflect the ...

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