Counselling in India

This volume provides a critical and reflexive view into the counselling profession in India. Counselling and psychotherapy are emergent fields in India; there is inadequate synergy between theory and practice at present, as psychotherapy and counselling practice in the field have not sufficiently informed research, and vice versa. While research on counselling, the counselling process […]

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Forensic Detective

Death. It’s not only inevitable and frightening, it’s intriguing and fascinating–especially today, when science continues to make ever more stunning advances in the investigation of the oldest and darkest of mysteries. To discover the how and why of death, unearth its roots, and expose the mechanics of its grim handiwork is, at least in some […]

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The Ideology of the Offensive

Jack Snyder’s analysis of the attitudes of military planners in the years prior to the Great War offers new insight into the tragic miscalculations of that era and into their possible parallels in present-day war planning. By 1914, the European military powers had adopted offensive military strategies even though there was considerable evidence to support […]

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Genetic Counselling

Contributions to this study are drawn both from health professionals engaged in genetic counselling and from observers and critics with backgrounds in law, philosophy, biology, and the social sciences. This diversity will enable health professonals to examine their activities with a fresh eye, and will help the observer-critic to understand the ethical problems that arise […]

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Creative Problem Solving for Managers

The regularity with which the term ‘solutions’ is used in management speak suggests that management is largely about problem solving. To suggest that thinking creatively is a useful skill in solving a problem may be stating the obvious, but experience tells us that under pressure, managers tend to fall back on the ‘tried and tested’ […]

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Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals

Build your intercultural communication skills to ensure the best possible patient outcomes. Features embedded video with dramatizations of realistic health-care scenarios. Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals teaches techniques for meeting the challenges of working with culturally diverse patients and their families. The skills professionals and students acquire through using this workbook […]

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Motivational Interviewing, Third Edition

This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI–engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning–and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the “dos and don’ts” of successful […]

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Pediatric Surgery

This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery.  The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is […]

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Counselling Psychology

A complete introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary counselling psychology An excellent resource for students at undergraduate or graduate level, Counselling Psychology: A Textbook for Study and Practice provides valuable insights into the key issues associated with theory and practice in this field. The contributors represent a diverse array of approaches, reflecting the […]

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