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us: Counseling psychology


  • Here are entered works on the field of psychology dealing with the application of psychological theories and communication skills to helping individuals overcome obstacles to their personal growth and achieve optimal development of their personal resources. Works on the general process of exchanging information and giving advice regarding personal decision making and problem solving are entered under [Counseling.] Works on the treatment of mental and emotional disorders primarily through the use of psychological methods are entered under [Psychotherapy.]

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    • found: Work cat.: Thompson, H.C. Mental health values of counselor educators, 2004: p. xi (counseling psychology; Professional identity is a popular topic of debate amongst counseling professionals. Part and parcel to this debate are the differences and similarities between counseling and counseling psychology)
    • found: Thesaurus of psychological index terms, c2005 (Counseling Psychology; broader term: Applied Psychology; related terms: Counseling, Counseling Psychologists)
    • found: Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors, c2001 (Counseling Psychology; broader term: Psychology; related terms: Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Counselor Educators)
    • found: Corsini encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science, c2001: p. 375 (counseling psychology)
    • found: Encyclopedia of psychology, 2000: v. 2, p. 316 (counseling psychology)
    • found: Counseling psychology, Division 17 of the American Psychological Association Web site, Sept. 20, 2005 (Counseling psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns.)
  • LC Classification

    • BF636-BF636.7
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the field of psychology dealing with the application of psychological theories and communication skills to helping individuals overcome obstacles to their personal growth and achieve optimal development of their personal resources. Works on the general process of exchanging information and giving advice regarding personal decision making and problem solving are entered under [Counseling.] Works on the treatment of mental and emotional disorders primarily through the use of psychological methods are entered under [Psychotherapy.]
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    • Notes under [Counseling; Psychotherapy]
  • Change Notes

    • 2005-05-20: new
    • 2006-09-18: revised
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