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Editors: Annamaria Di Fabio (Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy)
Book Description:
"Psychology of Counseling" deals increasingly with a significant challenge related to the development of virtuous circularity between scientifically based methodological frameworks and perspectives of interventions and innovation both on theoretical and applicative levels. The present volume is characterized by a review of current theoretical perspectives, research and intervention in the field of psychology of counseling according to an international point of view.
This volume outlines potentialities and applications of psychology of counseling in different contexts and in wide-ranging international optics, such as prevention, a multicultural or colorblind approach, application of emotional intelligence in counseling, family context, adaptive counseling, clinical, therapeutic, educational context, mediation, mortgage, taking into account individual well-being and life satisfaction.
On the one hand this volume offers an overview of major theoretical perspectives for an in-depth reflection on psychology of counseling, and on the other hand could open new horizons of the discipline and new opportunities for intervention, implementing specific training for counselors to develop effective skills, especially relying on scientific recent research and intervention outcomes.
This work aims to further contribute to the study of the psychology of counseling as a discipline in constant evolution, able to identify new needs and challenges and answer effectively with innovative interventions and relation to social, economic and cultural changes of contemporary society. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Theoretical Perspectives

Chapter 1. Counseling: From the Past through the Present Towards the Future
(Annamaria Di Fabio,Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy)

Chapter 2. The Prevention Imperative and the Work of the Counselor
(Maureen E. Kenny and Mary Beth Medvide, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA)

Chapter 3. Colorblind versus Multicultural Ideologies: Implications for Mental Health and Counseling
(Jasmine M. Terwilliger, Nicholas Bach, Carli G. Bryan and Monnica T. Williams, Center for Mental Health Disparities, University of Louisville, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Louisville, KY, USA)

Chapter 4. Applying Emotional Intelligence in Clinical Psychology
(Reuven Bar-On, University of Texas Medical Branch, TX, USA)

Chapter 5. Family of Origin and Career Development
(Terri Duck, Jay Middleton, Deborah Simpson, Jennifer Thibodeaux, Janelle McDaniel and Walter Buboltz, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA)

Chapter 6. Adaptive Counseling Theory: A New Perspective for Career Counseling
(Jean-Luc Bernaud, INETOP-CNAM, Paris, France)

Research and Intervention: Expanding the Horizons

Chapter 7. A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Perceptions of the Role that Education Plays in their Self-Definition
(Janet Usinger, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA)

Chapter 8. Racial Identity Profile Patterns of White Mental Health Practitioners: Implications for Multicultural Counseling Competency in Research and Practice
(Renťe A. Middleton, BengŁ ErgŁner-Tekinalp, Elena A. Petrova, Natalie F. Williams and Thomandra Sam, Ohio University, Columbus, OH, USA, and others)

Chapter 9. Life Designing and the Adaptability Needs of an Unwed Pregnant Teenager: A Case Study
(Jacobus G. Maree and Esta Hansen, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa)

Chapter 10. Interdisciplinary Views on the Art Making Process in Treatment
(Nancy Slater, Pierce College Puyallup, Lakewood, WA, USA)

Chapter 11. Emotional Intelligence and Mediation: New Perspectives for Psychological Counseling Intervention
(Annamaria Di Fabio and Letizia Palazzeschi, Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy)

Chapter 12. Cognitive Barriers to Rational Home Loan Decision Making: Implications for Mortgage Counseling
(Jessica M. Choplin, Debra Pogrund Stark and Joseph A. Mikels, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA, and others)

Index

   Series:
      Psychology Research Progress
      Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62618-410-7
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