"Foundations in Psychotherapy: Clinical Wisdom, Skill Development, and Practice" provides clear guidance about basic counseling skills necessary for beginning practitioners. This introductory text focuses on clinical skills, the process of counseling from the first session through termination, supervision, and ethics. Case examples line each chapter demonstrating the clinical challenges often faced and the implementation of skills presented. Practice exercises encourage students to engage and self-explore as they discover their personal counseling style. This foundational text offers its readers a comprehensive overview of basic counseling. Online counseling, trauma psychotherapy, and play therapy are three unique topics addressed in this book making it more forward-looking as the field is constantly evolving. "Foundations in Psychotherapy" is the ideal classroom text for courses focusing on helping skills and cutting-edge techniques.