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Library resources for research and study in Counseling
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This guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. If you don't find what you need or aren't sure where to begin, contact us!

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Key Resources for Counseling

  • PsycINFO  Icon  Icon
    (1806- ) American Psychological Association (APA) content has selected full text for articles from more than 2,400 journals, as well as books, book chapters, dissertations, and more.
  • Education Source  Icon  Icon
    (1900- ) Selected full text for over 4,000 journals, with some full text books and conference papers.
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  • PsycTESTS  Icon  Icon
    (1910- ) Primarily full text measures and scales, most of which include permission for use in research and teaching.

Dictionary Word or Entry of the Week

working alliance:  "An agreement between a counselor and a client on the goals and tasks on which they will focus. They form an emotional bond in this mutual act of counseling."

Working alliance. (2011). In S. T. Gladding, The counseling dictionary: Concise definitions of frequently used terms (3rd ed., p. 164). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Reference BF637 .C6 G5332 2011


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