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By Elliot D. Cohen

Inspite of the advance of codes of ethics and legislation, counseling pros are usually left in quandaries by way of questions of ethics. within the Virtuous Therapist, authors Elliot D. Cohen and Gale Spieler Cohen supply a scientific, philosophical method of psychological health and wellbeing ethics. Their finished version of moral determination making is constructed as a foundation for addressing a few tricky moral difficulties which are raised during the publication. a few of the matters raised within the moment a part of the ebook are well timed, ethically enticing, and of useful significance to these operating within the trenches. for instance, the authors research how the becoming AIDS epidemic has caused urgent questions about the ethics of counseling sexually lively consumers who're HIV-positive. unlike rule-based ways, this virtue-based point of view emphasizes the therapists' improvement of personality features which are necessary to operating via ethical difficulties in remedy. The Virtuous Therapist is co-authored by way of a thinker with education and medical event in counseling and by means of a counselor with a historical past in philosophy. by means of combining those specialist credentials, the authors steer clear of philosophical short-sightedness whereas final in music with the sensible realities of psychotherapy.

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