Social Sciences - Psychology and Behavioral Health
Counseling psychology is applied in various domains such as the counseling process and its outcome, career development, supervision, training, and prevention and health. It also focuses on various themes including assets and strengths, interactions between a person and their environment, and on intact personalities. Counseling psychology focuses on several research questions about the process of counseling and its outcomes. The counseling process suggests how and why counseling happens and progresses. Counseling outcomes are used to analyze if the counseling is effective and the conditions which make it effective. It also explains what outcomes should be considered as effective such as symptom reduction, behavior change and quality of life improvement. This book outlines the processes and applications of counseling psychology in detail. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. It will serve as a valuable source of reference for graduate and postgraduate students.