Building Basic Therapeutic Skills is an essential handbook that provides the nuts-and-bolts inforJeanne Heaton provides guidance to the student therapist with a book that demonstrates both her humanity and wisdom. Of all those skills that she promotes, perhaps the most important is her profound respect for the client.
--Michael J. Lambert, professor of psychology, Brigham Young University and coauthor of Assessing Outcome in Clinical Practice
A valuable and essential textbook for mental health educators supervising practicum and internship students. I'll be using it as a textbook in my teaching at Ohio State University.
?Daniel R. Merz, Ph.D., L.P.C.C., counselor educator, The Ohio State University
A masterful job of presenting the cumulative effects of the experience of a senior therapist into a clear and concise volume.
?John M. Sell, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Reedie & Co.
Contains excellent and culturally sensitive examples of not only what to do but how to do it.
?Sheila Y. Williams, M.Ed., L.P.C.C., University Counselor/Private Practitioner and member, State of Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board Testing Committee Chair, American Association of State Counseling Boards
Clear, concise, and down-to-earth. . . . It belongs in the library, if not the hip pocket, of anyone who is studying to be a therapist or is just beginning to practice. This is the book I wish I had written.
?Steven Jay Lynn, Ph.D., professor of psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton
A valuable resource for the student and beginning therapist. . . .an excellent review for the experienced therapist.
--Barry G. Ginsberg, Ph.D., director, Center of Relationship Enhancement author of Relation Enhancement Family Therapy