This book will help students break the field of counseling into manageable pieces that can more easily be studied, critiqued, and eventually simulated into the student's understanding. The book provides a brief overview of the counseling profession and in-depth information on 10 major theoretical orientations. The author's writing style and presentation of the theories provide students with the foundations for understanding the field of counseling in an accessible manner.
Les Parrott, III is a professor of Psychology at Seattle Pacific University. He is active in the American Psychological Association and is a prolific trade author. He has written over fifteen texts mostly on marriage and relationships, and has been featured in the New York Times, the New Yorker, and has appeared on Oprah twice.