A Counseling Primer: An Orientation to the Profession

2nd Edition

Mary H. Guindon, Jessica J. Lane

October 7, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 380 Pages
ISBN 9781138339613 - CAT# K394041

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A Counseling Primer, 2nd ed, introduces students to the profession of counseling, reviews its training curriculum, discusses current professional standards, and presents basic counseling skills.

The text is designed to answer students’ most commonly asked questions around the who, what, where, when, why, and how of counseling. Updated and aligned with the eight 2016 CACREP core areas, the second edition includes new chapters by experts from seven entry-level specialty areas, including school counseling, career counseling, and mental health counseling. The book also contains useful features to enhance the learning experience, including case examples, class handouts and activities, a sample syllabus, discussion questions, and more. A variety of online resources are also available for instructor and student download.

In a comprehensive and accessible format, A Counseling Primer, 2nd ed, provides students with a succinct, up-to-date picture of the counseling profession and the tools they need to make their contribution to the field.


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