The survey, which can be used in conjunction with Neukrug’ new book, Counseling Theory and Practice, enables you to assess your theoretical orientation. Take the survey and see which of the twelve theoretical approaches and four conceptual orientations your beliefs are closest to!

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy is a two-volume source that traces theory and examines the beginnings of counseling and psychotherapy all the way to current trends and movements. This reference work draws together a team of international scholars that examine the global landscape of all the key counseling and psychotherapy theories and the theorists behind them while presenting them in context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. This is a quick, one-stop source that gives the reader the “who, what, where, how, and why” of contemporary counseling and psychotherapy theory. From historical context in which the theories were developed to the theoretical underpinnings which drive the theories, this reference encyclopedia has detailed and relevant information for all individuals interested in this subject matter.



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Neukrug’s DVD, Theories in Action, presents twelve short role-plays of each of the major theories presented in Neukrug’s book, Counseling Theory and Practice.  Each role play is preceded by a short description of the theory and is followed by a discussion with the therapist who conducted the role-play.  The book and the DVD can be obtained through Brooks/Cole publishing company (