With the guidance of world-rewned counseling author, teacher, and practitioner Gerald Corey, best-selling Theory AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, International Edition equips readers with the kwledge and skills for effective group counseling and leadership. You'll learn key theoretical approaches to group leadership and how to successfully apply each in practice. With Corey's clear, straightforward writing style, you will have difficulty understanding each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice. And as you explore different approaches, your growing kwledge will enable you to integrate techniques from the various approaches you'll study in this book to create a unique approach that works successfully for YOU.
Gerald Corey is Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; and a National Certified Counselor. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology; and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Both Jerry and Marianne Corey received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011, and both also received the Eminent Career Award from ASGW in 2001. Dr. Jerry Corey was given the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton in 1991. He regularly teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling and ethics in counseling. He is the author or coauthor of 15 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 60 journal articles and book chapters.