Book Description

From the Back Cover Praise for Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling, Fifth Edition '[The 5th edition] is a MUST READ book for both beginning and seasoned clinicians. I learned a lot reading this book. KUDOS to Pope and Vasquez.' ?Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo; Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention 'Pope and Vasquez continue to be the 'conscience of psychology.' This 5th edition gives us guidance at a time when American psychology must find its moral compass.' ?Bonnie R. Strickland, Ph.D., ABPP, former President, American Psychological Association 'Once again, with this 5th Edition, Drs. Pope and Vasquez provide us with indubitable evidence that what is already the best book on ethics can be made even better.' ?Martin Drapeau, Ph.D., Editor in Chief, Canadian Psychology '[The 5th edition] is a compassionate, must-have book . . . emphasizes the importance of integrating of realistic self-knowledge with moral courage and sound ethical reasoning, makes a significant contribution to our understanding of how to be ethical.' ?Carole Sinclair, Ph.D., Chair, Committee on Ethics, Canadian Psychological Association 'Continues to be the gold standard . . . A must read in every counseling/therapy training program. It is that good and valuable.' ?Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University 'A stunningly good book . . . If there is only one book you buy on ethics, this is the one.' ?David H. Barlow, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Boston University 'Two of psychology's national treasures, Drs. Ken Pope and Melba Vasquez, walk the walk of psychotherapy ethics. Simply the best book in its genre.' ?John Norcross, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology & Distinguished University Fellow, University of Scranton 'The 5th edition . . . continues to offer the most fully realized blending of scholarship and street smarts available.' ?Eric Y. Drogin, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP (Forensic), Harvard Medical School; former Chair, American Psychological Association Committee on Professional Practice & Standards Read more About the Author KENNETH S. POPE is in independent practice as a licensed psychologist. He has chaired the ethics committees of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He received the 2015 Canadian Psychological Association John C. Service Member of the Year Award. MELBA J. T. VASQUEZ is a psychologist in independent practice in Austin, Texas. She has served on various ethics committees and task forces and served as the 2011 President of the American Psychological Association. Read more