Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools

The third edition of this widely adopted text covers the philosophical foundations and nuts-and-bolts of using solution-focused counseling to help preschool–12 students resolve problems. Dr. Murphy’s practical and respectful approach has been successfully applied throughout the world by school counselors, counselors-in-training, psychologists, social workers, teachers, administrators, and clinicians who work with young clients. His empowering […]

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Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche is a philosophical work. Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality. Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just […]

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Learning about Virtues

This book introduces the concept and basic vocabulary of virtues. It helps children to recognize and label the behaviors which they are striving to develop. When a child attains a virtue, that trait will become almost habitual for them. But it isn’t always easy. Life produces many challenges, and today’s culture often seems to oppose […]

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School-Family-Community Partnerships: Applying Epstein’s Theory of the Six Types of Involvement to School Counselor Practice.

This article investigates school counselor involvement in partnerships using Epstein’s six types of school-family-community involvement interactions (i.e., parenting, communicating, volunteering, learning at home, decision-making, and collaborating with the community). Findings show more involvement in parenting and collaborating with the community interactions and reveal a new partnership interaction practiced by school counselors. Recommendations for school counselors […]

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An Anthropologist on Mars

To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not so much […]

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The Economics of Imperfect Markets

The real world is characterized by the presence of imperfections in goods, financial and labour markets. These imperfections have the potential to create links among those markets that differ in a relevant way from those outlined in the standard model. In financial markets, imperfections can alter the efficiency of the economy and thus cause unintended […]

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Tough Kids, Cool Counseling

Tough Kids, Cool Counseling offers creative techniques for overcoming resistance, fostering constructive therapy relationships, and generating opportunities for client change and growth. This edition includes a new chapter on resistance busters and updated and fresh ideas for establishing rapport, carrying out informal assessments, improving negative moods, modifying maladaptive behaviors, and educating parents. Suicide assessment, medication […]

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Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated

Strengthen your relationship with your children with this revised edition of the book by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott that has helped millions of parents around the world. In this revised edition, Dr. Alice Ginott, clinical psychologist and wife of the late Haim Ginott, and family relationship specialist Dr. H. Wallace Goddard usher this bestselling […]

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Values and Ethics in Counseling

Many counselors learn about ethics in graduate school by applying formal, step-by-step ethical decision-making models that require counselors to be aware of their values and refrain from imposing personal values that might harm clients. However, in the real world, counselors often make split-second ethical decisions based upon personal values. Values and Ethics in Counseling illustrates […]

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