Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition

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The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendenceLinking Schlossberga#39;s Theory With Practice in a Diverse World Mary Anderson, PhD, Jane Goodman, PhD, Nancy K. ... carry from one job to another, such as organizational or communication abilities or the ability to read a technical manual .

Title:Counseling Adults in Transition, Fourth Edition
Author:Mary Anderson, PhD, Jane Goodman, PhD, Nancy K. Schlossberg, EdD
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2011-08-09


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