SocioDynamic Counselling: A Practical Approach to Meaning Making
by Dr. R.Vance Peavy
Taos Institute Publications, 2004
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Paperback, 137 pages
This volume, by the founder of the Counseling Programme in Educational Psychology at the University of Victoria, Canada, launches the Professional Books series. The volume represents a distillation of a lifetime’s work in teaching, research, and practice in the domain of counseling. Rich in insight and clear in exposition, the volume illuminates the intricate processes of relationship in the counseling process. The volume not only manifests Peavy’s deep care for those with whom he worked, but as well makes clear recommendations for practice. Vance Peavy has been recognized as a leading voice in the profession of counseling in many parts of the world. In 2000 he received the Distinguished Senior Contributor Award from the Counseling Psychology division of the American Psychological Association. Shortly before his death he received an Outstanding Achievement Award at the International Human Science Research conference. The present work should be of keen interest to counseling psychologists, therapists and social workers in particular.