Personal Development Products

  • The Resilient Practitioner

    Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for the Helping Professions, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas M. Skovholt, Michelle Trotter-Mathison

    The Resilient Practitioner gives students and practitioners the tools they need to create their own personal balance between caring for themselves and caring for others. This new edition includes a new chapter on models of resiliency, an updated self-care action plan, self-reflection exercises in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • Interacting Selves

    Systemic Solutions for Personal and Professional Development in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    Edited by Arlene Vetere, Peter Stratton

    The counselling and psychotherapy professions have experienced a rapid growth and expansion throughout Europe, and internationally. State regulation of these professional practices has required personal development hours for those in training, continuing professional development for all qualified…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 

  • The Person of the Therapist Training Model

    Mastering the Use of Self

    Edited by Harry J. Aponte, Karni Kissil

    The Person of the Therapist Training Model presents a model that prepares therapists to make active and purposeful use of who they are, personally and professionally, in all aspects of the therapeutic process—relationship, assessment and intervention. The authors take a process that seems…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11

  • The Art of Coaching

    A Handbook of Tips and Tools

    By Jenny Bird, Sarah Gornall

    The Art of Coaching is a book to shift thinking and open up new possibilities, to stimulate fresh insight, to adapt to your needs as a coach or manager and to use creatively in practice. Written by two experienced, highly qualified international coaches and supervisors, this creative book offers…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11

  • Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04

  • Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to…

    Paperback – 2013-08-28

  • The Developing Practitioner

    Growth and Stagnation of Therapists and Counselors

    By Michael Helge Ronnestad, Thomas Skovholt

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the professional development of counselors and therapists over the career lifespan. Drawing on their own extensive experience as psychotherapists, supervisors, teachers, and researchers, as well as from their own extensive study of the topic,…

    Hardback – 2012-07-12

  • Two Plus Two

    Couples and Their Couple Friendships

    By Geoffrey L. Greif, Kathleen Holtz Deal

    Friendships are undeniably important to an individual’s health, longevity and wellbeing, but they can be equally important for the health and happiness of a couple. Just as a friend can provide a mirror to the self, another couple can provide a reflecting team that supports or impedes a…

    Paperback – 2012-01-10

  • Professional Counseling Excellence through Leadership and Advocacy

    Edited by Catherine Y. Chang, Casey A. Barrio Minton, Andrea L. Dixon, Jane E. Myers, Thomas J. Sweeney

    This text will be a valuable resource for counseling students and educators to assist in the incorporation of leadership and advocacy training into the counseling curriculum, based on the new standards set forth by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP…

    Hardback – 2011-10-05

  • The Resilient Practitioner

    Burnout Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for Counselors, Therapists, Teachers, and Health Professionals, Second Edition

    By Thomas M. Skovholt, Michelle Trotter-Mathison

    Therapists and other helping professionals, such as teachers, doctors and nurses, social workers, and clergy, work in highly demanding fields and can suffer from burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary stress. This happens when they give more attention to their clients’ well being than their own…

    Paperback – 2010-12-16

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