The World of the Counselor

Described by many as a comprehensive, yet fun and easy-to-read introductory text, The World of the Counselor offers students an overview of the counseling profession.

Counseling and Human Services Textbooks by Dr. Ed Neukrug

​Counseling Theory and Practice

Counseling Theory and Practice provides an interesting and in-depth presentation of all the major theories of counseling and psychotherapy.

​​The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy

​The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy is a two-volume source that traces the history of theory and examines the beginnings of counseling and psychotherapy all the way to current trends and movements.

Skills and Tools for Today's Counselors and PsychotherapistsThis innovative text/DVD package covers essential counseling communication skills, gives an overview of the nature of helping, applies knowledge and skills to the core areas helping professionals should master, and systematically explores the ethical, professional and cross-cultural issues to be considered as part of the counseling endeavor.

Experiencing the World of the Counselor

​Experiencing the World of the Counselor is a workbook that can be used in conjunction with the World of the Counselor or other Introduction to Counseling texts.

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Dictionary of Counseling & Human Services

This dictionary provides definitions of close to 3,000 words and terms commonly used in counseling and human services.  Each item is rated on its likelihood of being on a credentialing or capstone exam (comps, NCC, HS--BCP).  This is a great resource for professionals, educators, and students.

Theory, Practice and Trends in Human Services

​Neukrug's easy-to understand, comprehensive overview of the human services profession distinguishes itself from other texts through its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, and focus on the development of the helper.

Essentials of Testing and Assessment

Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug's and Fawcett's Essentials of Testing and Assessment: A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing.

​​A Brief Orientation to Counseling

A Brief Orientation to Counseling provides students with the specialized knowledge and skills needed as they begin their journey toward building an identity as a professional counselor.

Skills and Techniques for Human Service Professionals

This is a unique hands-on guide that helps students understand the helping relationship from a human service perspective. ​ This newly released 2nd edition has numerous experiential and reflection exercises to help students learn and practice important skills and techniques.