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Published: 01 March 2017

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190641542

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On Being a Therapist

Fifth edition

Jeffrey Kottler

  • Delves into the inner world of a therapist's hopes and fears.
  • Written by Jeffrey Kottler, often considered the "conscience of the profession" for his willingness to be so honest, authentic, and courageous.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated sources.
  • New material on technology.
  • New problems that therapists face.
  • Two new chapters: "On Being a Therapeutic Storyteller--and Listener" and "On Being a Client: How to Get the Most from Therapy."
  • Includes a Book Group Reader's Guide to help facilitate group discussions and reflections.

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