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Author Blocher, Donald H.

Title The evolution of counseling psychology / Donald H. Blocher.

Imprint New York : Springer, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 343 pages) : portraits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents List of Figures; Preface; Introduction; Part I: In the Beginning; Part II: Traditions, Traditions, Traditions; Part III: From Here to Uncertainty; Epilogue; Appendix A: The Expansion of Counseling Psychology; Appendix B: Markers and Milestones in the Evolution of Counseling Psychology; Name Index; Subject Index.
Summary This volume provides a clear and readable history of the development of psychological thought in the field of counseling psychology. The author traces the origins of counseling psychology in the Guidance Movement and the influence of humanitarian concerns from the Progressive Era. He describes rofessionalization of the field as well as the long search for professional identity and the influence of the burgeoning practice of psychotherapy. The seminal ideas of the four great traditions that have shaped the field are described: the trait and factor tradition, the developmental tradition, the hum.
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Subject Counseling -- United States -- History.
Psychology -- United States -- History.
Counseling -- history.
Psychology, Clinical -- history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Blocher, Donald H. Evolution of counseling psychology. New York : Springer, ©2000 (DLC) 00020289
ISBN 9780826116680 (electronic bk.)
082611668X (electronic bk.)