Counseling and Psychotherapy with Persons with Mental Retardation and Borderline Intelligence
This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation and borderline populations. The chapters focus on issues relevant to intervention (assessment, characteristics of emotional problems), specific techniques and adaptations of techniques for use with this population. The outstanding contributors are all scholars and practitioners with experience in working with individuals with mental retardation and borderline intelligence. The volume provides a comprehensive overview of issues and applications and will serve as the standard counseling and therapy reference work in this area.