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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.

Humanistic Theories of Counseling
Humanistic theories of counseling
Richard J.Hazler

Kendra was an active 40-year-old Ph.D. -trained counselor with a successful private practice, an excellent professional reputation, a husband, and two teenage children. She seemed to have everything a person would want, so why would someone with so many positives in her life attempt suicide as she recently had done? She had professional, financial, and family success in greater measure than the vast majority of people in the world. Viewing Kendra's case from the outside as an objective observer just does not make the clean and logical sense that we might expect. What would we see differently if we were looking instead from Kendra's unique personal perspective? Would she have been understood, evaluated, and treated differently at ...

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