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Number of Pages: 636
Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 1.06 (inches)|
For undergraduates and those pursuing a masters degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or pastoral counseling, Therapeutic Expedition is the only comprehensive basic helping skills textbook built upon a biblical world-view. Authors John C. Thomas and Lisa Sosin pull from their combined fifty years of clinical and classroom experience to prepare future counselors for their professional journey, fostering specific skills application in the areas of:
Creating a helping relationship
Exploring the counselees concerns
Facilitating the sessions
Assessing the counselee
The books unique combination of qualities-a practical approach highlighting professional and personal growth based on authoritative, interdisciplinary, and biblical worldview outlooks-makes this an outstanding text within its field. Workbook excercises to foster skills application are included with each chapter.
John C. Thomas is associated professor of Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and a Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies from the University of South Carolina and also a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Capella University.
Lisa Sosin is a clinical psychologist and professional counselor as well as associate Ph.D. program director at Liberty University. She holds a Ph.D. in professional counseling from Liberty and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology.
Sleepyjean77Tyler, TXAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5An excellent guidebook!February 8, 2012Sleepyjean77Tyler, TXAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is an excellent guide for the entire counseling process. It offers practical advice that is incredibly simple yet insightful. Whether for undergraduate or graduate students, it is definitely recommended. The concern for the client is evident in every page of the book. The authors write in a clear and descriptive yet concise manner that helps one to accurately comprehend the key elements of the counseling relationship.
The accompanying DVDs provide an accurate and helpful demonstration of the topics covered in the book.