The Knowledge Illusion

“The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom.” —Steven PinkerWe all think we know more than we actually do.  Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most of us don’t even know how a pen or a toilet works. How have we […]

One Stupid Mistake

Have you made bad decisions? Are you making more mistakes? Did you lie? Steal something? Hurt someone’s feelings? Can you even calculate how many stupid mistakes you’ve made in the past twelve months? Nearly all bad decisions are preventable. One Stupid Mistake: Smart Decision-Making in a Crazy World offers a simple framework for identifying the […]

The Creative Arts in Counseling

In this detailed examination of the expressive therapies, Dr. Gladding demonstrates how music, dance, imagery, visual arts, literature, drama, and humor can be used effectively in counseling. Combining history, theory, and application, he provides a rationale for using each art form with how-to strategies for working with clients of all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds […]

How Can I Help?

Not a day goes by without our being called upon to help one another–at home, at work, on the street, on the phone. . . . We do what we can. Yet so much comes up to complicate this natural response: “Will I have what it takes?” “How much is enough?” “How can I deal […]

Clinical Scenarios in Surgery

Clinical Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique presents 125 cases in all areas of general surgery: GI, breast, hepatobiliary, colorectal, cardiothoracic, endocrine, vascular, trauma, pediatric, critical care, and transplant.  Each full-color case begins with a patient presentation and proceeds through differential diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment, surgical procedures, postoperative management, and a case conclusion.  […]

Handbook of Motivational Counseling

Revised and updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the second edition of the Handbook of Motivational Counseling presents comprehensive coverage of the development and identification of motivational problems and the most effective treatment techniques.  Equips clinicians with specific instructions for enhancing clients’ motivation for change by targeting their maladaptive motivational patterns […]

Changeology

Is there a scientific formula you can follow to change your life? Change is hard. But not if you know the 5-step formula that works whether you’re trying to stop smoking or start recycling. Dr. John C. Norcross, an internationally recognized expert, has studied how people make transformative, permanent changes in their lives. Over the […]

The Marketing Pathfinder

Dozens of lively international case studies that help readers put core marketing principles in a real-world context From market research to positioning and brand management to customer relations, marketing is the engine that drives innovation and growth in the modern business organization. This latest addition to the acclaimed Pathfinder series, like its popular predecessor, The […]

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 Schools, Second Edition

Praise for the First Edition: “Serves as an excellent foundational text…I am very thankful that the authors wrote this text. [It] is written for school counselors by school counselor educators!” -Gene Eakin, PhD, School Counseling Program Lead, Oregon State University “The school counseling focus makes it unique… This is…a great improvement to other texts I’ve […]

Your Two-Year-Old

Are two-year-olds really so terrible, or does the world have a slightly skewed view of this sometimes difficult, sometimes adorable lot? Drs. Ames and Ilg, recognized worldwide as authorities on child behavior and development, offer parents practical advice and enlightening psychological insights on children this age.   What are two-year-old girls and boys thinking and […]