The Skilled Helper

The Skilled Helper

A Problem-Management and Opportunity-Development Approach to Helping

By Gerard Egan

Thomson Brooks/Cole, Hardcover, 9780495601890, 480pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2009

Emphasizing the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship, THE SKILLED HELPER is internationally recognized for its successful problem-management and opportunity development approach to effective helping, using a practical, three-stage model. In this new ninth edition, Egan continues to build upon the "positive psychology," solution-focused theme by adding insightful new discussions on evidence-based practice, research, and philosophical perspectives.