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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience

    Praise for A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience:

    "This is the book the field of clinical counseling has been waiting for! In the typical writing style of both Dr. McHenrys, it offers readers an easy-to-read, intelligent, comprehensive picture of the dynamic evolution of neuroscience and provides readers with accessible explanations of the exciting and pragmatic methods for working effectively with people seeking growth and enhanced well-being. It is a must-have addition to any mental-health practitioner's assortment of tools."

    —Kathryn MacCluskie, PhD, Cleveland State University, USA

  2. Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness

    Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness presents a contemporary account of traditional Buddhist mind training and the pursuit of wellbeing and happiness in the context of the latest research in psychology and the neuroscience of meditation.

    Following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Dzogchen, the book guides the reader through the gradual steps in transformation of the practitioner’s mind and brain on the path to advanced states of balance, genuine happiness and wellbeing.

  3. A Special Scar

    Every 85 minutes someone in the UK takes their own life and the suicide rate is currently the highest since 2004. Society oftentimes reacts with unease, fear and even disapproval but what happens to those bereaved by a self-inflicted death? The reasons leading someone to take their own life are complex, and the bereavement reactions of survivors of suicide can also be complex, including shame, guilt, sadness and the effects of trauma, stigma and social isolation.

    A Special Scar looks in detail at the impact of suicide and offers practical help for survivors, relatives and friends of people who have taken their own life.

  4. Lessons Learned, 2nd Edition

    Lessons Learned is the definitive volume for training RAs to become comfortable with their roles as student leaders.This is an important text for beginning and experienced RAs, as well as for the university staff who train these crucial pillars of the university community.

  5. Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Technique: 2nd Edition

    Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Technique is a revised edition of the popular technical guide to the conduct of psychodynamic psychotherapy written by Sarah Fels Usher, published in 1993. In her thoroughly updated book, the author takes the student from the very beginning through to the end of the processes involved in using psychodynamic psychotherapy as a method of understanding and treating patients. 

  6. New Second Edition of the Bestseller – Life Coaching: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach

    The eagerly awaited second edition of bestselling book Life Coaching: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach is now available and is Windy Dryden’s 200th publication.

    The new edition, retains the key features of the first which successfully showed how to tackle self-defeating thinking and replace it with a problem-solving outlook and provided clear and helpful advice on dealing with troublesome emotions, overcoming procrastination, becoming assertive, and tackling poor time management. In addition it now offers a brand new chapter on the emerging topic of resilience as well as updates throughout.

  7. Values and Ethics in Counseling: Real-Life Ethical Decision Making

    Values and Ethics in Counseling illustrates the ways in which ethical decisions are values—but more than that, it guides counselors through the process of examining their own values and analyzing how these values impact ethical decision making. Each chapter presents ethical decision making as what it is: a very personal, values-laden process, one that is most effectively illustrated through the real-life stories of counselors at various stages of professional development—from interns to seasoned clinicians—who made value-based decisions. 

  8. Essential Career Transition Coaching Skills

    Career moves (even positive ones) can be disruptive for the individual, and the psychological impact of changing roles or careers is oftentimes underestimated. Career transition coaching is a relatively new field, but one that is highly relevant in the modern world. In Essential Career Transition Coaching Skills, Caroline Talbott explores the most effective career transition coaching techniques and explains the psychology behind them.

  9. Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor

    In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related terms commonly used in Western cultures and those of other cultures, such as the Burundi-Rwandan ihahamuka. It also provides the clinician with a framework for working with trauma survivors using a cross-cultural vocabulary—one oftentimes based in metaphor—to fully address the experienced trauma and to begin work on reconnection and self-reinvention. 

  10. Handbook of Vocational Psychology: Theory, Research, and Practice, 4th Edition

    Handbook of Vocational Psychology identifies, reports, and evaluates significant developments in vocational psychology and career counseling, and in doing so provides both professional clinicians and students with an informed understanding of both the current state and continuing progress in the field.

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