We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students.
Hutchinson, The Essential Counselor, Second Edition
The Second Edition of The Essential Counselor is a practical and inspirational text. With a warm and passionate writing style, David Hutchinson demonstrates the process of becoming a counselor and developing key skills from start to finish. The author gains credibility through his real world examples and reflection activities, helping students feel less intimidated. The book covers all the key counseling skills learned in a skills/methods course, including skills for engaging a client, tools for engagement, lab practice activities, listening skills, developing empathy, and more advanced skills such as assessment, goal setting and action planning. Additionally, many of the skills described in The Essential Counselor are exemplified with an accompanying DVD that demonstrates skills used with six different client groups.
Hutchinson, The Counseling Skills Practice Manual
The Counseling Skills Practice Manual is a practical guide for students who are working on improving their counseling skills. Designed as a companion to The Essential Counselor and its accompanying DVD of professionally demonstrated skills, this manual works directly with the student, offering a discussion of each skill set along with examples and practice exercises. It features 12 practice sessions, each of which focuses on a specific counseling skill set.