This monograph instructs counselors on how to better recognize, understand, and treat clients’ underlying problems. The model presented helps uncover the origin of these core concerns, provides a means to address them, and challenges counselors to move beyond the DSM to better serve their clients. This framework will also assist counselors in providing more targeted treatment plans.
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About the Author
CHAPTER 1. An Introduction to Client Core Issues
CHAPTER 2. Conceptual Foundations for Understanding Client Core Issues
CHAPTER 3. Assessment of Core Issues and the Nature of the Client’s Living Story
CHAPTER 4. Designing the Counseling Intervention: Framing the Client’s Living Story
CHAPTER 5. The Case of Sue
CHAPTER 6. Incorporating the Core Issues Framework in Counseling Practice