Over the past 30 years, Egan’s THE SKILLED HELPER has taught thousands of students like you a proven, step-by-step counseling process that leads to increased confidence and competence. Internationally recognized for its successful problem-management and opportunity development approach to effective helping, the text emphasizes the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship and uses a practical, three-stage model that drives client problem-managing and opportunity-developing action. As you read, you’ll also gain a feeling for the complexity inherent in any helping relationship. In this tenth edition, Egan now makes use of his version of the “common factors” approach, which gives new meaning and vitality to the book’s themes, as well as to the use of the problem-management model to organize and give coherence to those themes.
About the Author
Gerard Egan, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Organizational Studies at Loyola University of Chicago. He has written over a dozen books and currently writes in the areas of communication, counseling, business and organization effectiveness, management development, leadership, the management of innovation and change, and organization politics and culture. He also conducts workshops in these areas both in the United States and abroad and is a consultant at a variety of companies and institutions worldwide.
There is a reason this is a xlassic text on the subject of counseling others. This is a practical guide with numerous situations laid out in script form.
Once I got past the layout and extreme organization of it in outline form, this is a good book for the most part.
Product Details :
- Series: Hse 123 Interviewing Techniques
- Hardcover: 480 pages
- Publisher: Cengage Learning; 10 edition (January 1, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1285065719
- ISBN-13: 978-1285065717
- Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.9 inches