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Janet Hicks; Brand? Flamez; Mary Mayorga

Career Counseling : Theory, Practice, and Application (Hardcover)

Career Counseling : Theory, Practice, and Application (Hardcover)

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Featuring chapters written by experts in the discipline, Career Counseling: Theory, Practice, and Application provides readers with a strong foundation in career counseling history, theory, and clinical assessment that will allow them to develop the skills and competencies needed to become effective, ethical counseling practitioners in today's diverse society. Students discover how integral and evident the topic of career is within contemporary counseling sessions, the importance and practical applications of career development, and how to incorporate career and counseling theory within personal practice. The text provides a roadmap for integrating counseling and career theory into a strong and functional model to serve clients. It offers students critical knowledge and demonstrates various therapeutic techniques through client transcripts, bridging theory and practice. Dedicated chapters cover major theories of career counseling, providing counsel across the lifespan and for diverse populations, the use of narrative therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, Adlerian techniques, and cognitive behavioral therapy with clients, and more. Underscoring the importance of career counseling in today's world, Career Counseling is an ideal core textbook for graduate-level students in career counseling courses offered in CACREP and non-accredited vocational counseling programs. Janet Hicks, Ph.D., LPC, CSC is a licensed professional counselor and certified school counselor who currently serves as professor and director of the Mental Health Counseling Program at Belmont University. She holds a Ph.D. in counselor education with an emphasis in school counseling from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications and book chapters, and she has been invited to present at national conferences such as the American Counseling Association Conference and Expo. She has received several honors and awards including induction into the American Counseling Association Fellows in 2015. She has chaired committees for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors as well as the Texas Counseling Association. Brand Flamez, Ph.D., LPC, NCC is a licensed professional counselor and clinical professor at Lamar University. Her background includes working with children, adolescents, and families in community-based and private counseling settings. She is the CEO and founder of the nonprofit SALTworld Inc., which provides donations and volunteer services to developing countries. She has served as president of the International Association of Marriage and Counselors, has received numerous national awards, and has presented at national and international conferences. She is the author of numerous book chapters and articles and serves on the editorial board of The Family Journal. Mary Mayorga, Ph.D., LPC is a licensed professional counselor in Texas and Tennessee, a national certified counselor, and has certification as a chemical dependency specialist. She is also a certified anger resolution therapist and is certified in coaching and mindfulness. Dr. Mayorga received her Ph.D. in counselor education from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She is a counselor educator at Belmont University in the Department of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked as a therapist in substance abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
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