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Overwhelmed

Author : Nancy K. Schlossberg
ISBN : 9781461663133
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Overwhelmed helps people make sense out of the transitions they face in every day life. This book is based on years of research—studies of people moving, adults returning to school, people whose jobs were eliminated, retirment, non-events like not having a baby, not getting promoted. These studies resulted in the development of a generic framework for understanding any type of transition. Based on this research, Overwhelmed presents a step-by-step approach to turning overwhelming transitions into challenging experiences. By systemically sizing up transitions and one's resources for dealing with them, people can learn how to build on their strengths, cut their losses, and even grow in the process.

Counseling Adults In Transition Fourth Edition

Author : Mary Anderson, PhD
ISBN : 9780826106360
Genre : Psychology
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The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendence

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105216091780
Genre : Human ecology
File Size : 29. 64 MB
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Principles And Practice Of Grief Counseling

Author : Howard R. Winokuer, PhD
ISBN : 9780826108739
Genre : Social Science
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"The book is well-written, interesting, informative, thorough, and useful! As an educator for 43 years, this is the sort of text that I would be pleased to use in my classroom!....I would highly recommend this book! It is an important contribution to the field!"--Gerry R. Cox, PhD, in Illness, Crisis and Loss This core, introductory textbook for undergraduate and graduate level courses is the first volume to combine the knowledge and skills of counseling psychology with current theory and research in grief and bereavement. It is grounded in the belief that grief counseling is distinct from other therapeutic issues because grief is an adaptive response rather than a form of pathology. The book describes the unique aspects of grief as a normal response to loss, and views the goal of counseling bereaved individuals as one of facilitating the unfolding of the healthy and adaptive aspects of the process as it manifests itself within each client. Grief is considered a response to losses that are both death- and non-death-related; and psychological, physical, social, economical and practical experiences of grief are addressed. The text introduces various theories of bereavement and examines different therapeutic modalities that can be used in the context of grief and loss. Specific counseling practices that facilitate successful interventions are discussed, particularly that of "presence," considered by the authors to be the primary therapeutic stance when working with bereaved individuals. The text also addresses grief counseling with special populations, ethical issues, and self-care concerns for counselors. Case studies, discussion and reflection questions, and suggested additional resources are included in each chapter. Key Features: Regards grief therapy as a unique form of counseling based on grief as an adaptive response rather than as a form of pathology Combines the knowledge and skills of counseling psychology with current research in grief and bereavement Written by a prominent clinician and an educator with over 60 years of combined experience in grief counseling Focuses on the importance of "presence" as the most important therapeutic foundation for working with bereaved individuals

When The Going Gets Tough Dealing With Life S Ups And Downs

Author : Yisroel Roll
ISBN : 1881927261
Genre : Philosophy
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Yisroel Roll offers spiritual and mystical perspectives on how to successfully cope with life'ss ups and downs, and how to achieve a richer, more satisfying life. The author draws upon his own experiences and shows how to find meaning and mirth in every encounter. You'sll laugh and cry at his stories and discover inspiring lessons that will enrich your soul.

Majoring In The Rest Of Your Life

Author : Carol Carter
ISBN : PSU:000044419479
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40. 74 MB
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This text addresses the needs of readers to see themselves and their future in a more meaningful way while reinforcing the most basic learning skills necessary for college and career success. The insights of the authors will help readers better understand themselves, the demands of college, and the challenges and opportunities that await them in the real world. Conceptual thinking. Chapter-ending essays and readings. Reading and writing connections. Emphasis on skills needed for the 21st century. Viewpoints. Profiles. For anyone with an interest in student orientation and career opportunity.

Recovery From Depression Using The Narrative Approach

Author : Damien Ridge
ISBN : 1846428785
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 53. 93 MB
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Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach explores people's experiences of depression, recovery and available treatments. The author explains how, by selecting a variety of 'narrative tools', such as talking therapies, yoga and complementary therapies, as well as conventional medical approaches, people can take control of their condition. By choosing more helpful narratives, they can gain a greater insight into depression, self-management and long-term recovery. Written with a range of professionals in mind, including doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, complementary therapists, community psychiatric nurses and talking therapists, this evidence-based book offers guidance on how to be an 'ally' in promoting patients' recovery.

Future Directions

Author : Diane Carrington
ISBN : 9781855395466
Genre : Education
File Size : 22. 42 MB
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Future Directions is specially created to support teachers as they guide their pupils through the exciting and often perplexing period of transition from school to adult life. It provides a series of lesson plans designed to help pupils explore sensitive issues within the security of the classroom. Each lesson includes interactive exercises which will encourage pupils to: - think for themselves - recognize their own strengths - build confidence - learn how to manage stress - set realistic goals - develop communication skills - make choices - prepare for starting work. All the exercises are on photocopiable sheets and the lesson plans can be adapted easily to meet specific needs.

Lighten Up

Author : Peter Walsh
ISBN : 9781439155158
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 87. 20 MB
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Offers advice on how to enjoy life with less, explaining the methods for achieving a balance between an affordable and a desirable life.

Ghetto Mothers

Author : Cheryl K. Bruce-White
ISBN : 9781465333162
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 79. 83 MB
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This book was written to send a message to the Mothers in the urban areas about the serious issues in regards to Motherhood. The book contains less than 200 pages because I did not want to bore my readers with a lot of unnecessary dialogue.

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