Sommers-Flanagan J., Sommers-Flanagan, R. (2004). Counseling and psychotherapy theories in context and practice: Skills, strategies, and techniques. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice provides an in-depth understanding of the origins, development, and key figures of each major theory and strongly emphasizes the application of these theories in real-world practice. This engaging and illuminating text is packed with useful learning aids, instructions for ongoing assessment, and valuable case studies from the authors own experiences–all designed to facilitate comprehension and lead to effective, ethical practice.
Dynamic discussions of leading theoretical models and associated therapeutic techniques are complemented by numerous student-friendly features, including:
Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice is a unique and comprehensive text for students in counselor education, psychology, and social work, as well as a captivating, informative resource for professionals.
John Sommers- Flanagan is a faculty member in Counselor Education at the University of Montana, a clinical psychologist, and mental health consultant for Trapper Creek Job Corps. John loves working with tough kids and young adults, offering professional workshops and keynotes, and teaching at the University of Montana.
Rita Sommers-Flanagan (Ph.D. - Clinical Psychology M.A. - Communication) is a faculty member in Counselor Education at the University of Montana. Her areas of specialization are ethics, gender and women's issues and intercultural helping skills.