Inteligencia Emocional

Arguing that Western societies overvalue and over-rely on analytical skills that can be measured by IQ tests, this accessible and thorough study pinpoints a range of abilities—typically overlooked in some cultures—that can be powerful factors in obtaining success and happiness. The book holds that emotional intelligence, comprised of impulse-control, self-motivation, empathy, and social competence, among […]

Counseling for Social Justice

Thought leaders examine social justice counseling from a global perspective in the latest edition of this pioneering book. Part 1 examines the historical and contemporary context of social justice counseling. Part 2 presents ideas for promoting social justice and challenging oppression and marginalization with individual clients and communities. Topics in this section include perspectives on […]

Born for Love

“Bruce Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist.” —Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia Born for Love is the definitive book on empathy. Renowned psychiatrist Bruce Perry has appeared on Oprah, CNN, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, and other programs as an expert in this hot area of neuroscience, and […]

Stuff

A thoughtfully researched and fascinating appraisal of what happens when our stuff starts to own us What possesses someone to save every scrap of paper that’s ever come into his home? What compulsions drive a person to sacrifice her marriage or career for an accumulation of seemingly useless things? Randy Frost and Gail Steketee were […]

Making More Informed Hiring Decisions: Policy and Practice Issues for Employers.

ABSTRACT Making an accurate hiring decision is extremely important for most employers. The cost associated with making a poor hiring decision from a productivity, customer service, and liability prospective have been widely studied and has been estimated to be three times the annual salary of the individual involved. Also, in recent years numerous studies have […]

Brief Solution-Focused Counseling: A Practical Effective Strategy for Dealing with Wait Lists in Community-Based Mental Health Services (Report)

Community-based mental health services are funded by the provincial government in most Canadian provinces and, in Saskatchewan, are provided through local health regions as a part of the public health care system. Resource allocation in public mental health has not matched the demand for service, resulting in waiting lists, a problem faced by many social […]

Dealing with a Narcissist: 8 Steps to Raise Self-Esteem and Set Boundaries with Difficult People

Codependency author and expert Darlene Lancer explains the narcissist’s mind and motives and the personality of their partners. Dealing with a Narcissist reveals the unconscious forces driving their mutual attraction and relationship dynamics and sheds light on the damaging impact narcissists have on their partners and children. This is also workbook with strategies that can […]