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Theory-to-Practice

Classic Theories
Theoretical Concepts and Counseling Practices
Philosophy, Etc.
Support Resources for Counseling

Classic Theories

C. G. Jung Page (Donald Williams, Jungian Analyst)
Public access, small donations accepted. For researchers, the Articles directory includes links to many articles, essays, and editorials. Another directory, [Jungian] Resources, includes information related to training (or education), excerpted Collected Works, and more. Overall, this site has multiple resources for research, learning, and applying Jungian theories, principles, concepts, and practices.

Sigmund Freud and the Freud Archives (New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Society)
Biographical information and commentaries; public domain translation of manuscripts and letters (these may be less accurate than copyrighted documents); and writings on Freud.

Classical Adlerian Psychology (Alfred Adler Institutes of San Francisco and Northwestern Washington)
The topics section of this Web site includes links to readings, quotes, concept maps, questions and answers, demonstrations, graphics, biographies, and more.

People and Discoveries-Human Behavior (WGBH Boston)
Links to biographical information for a short list of researchers and theorists. Also, major discoveries since 1900 are noted.

Mind and Body: René Descartes to William James (Robert H. Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College)
This Web exhibition is modified from the catalogue accompanying an Exhibition of Books from the 1992 Collections of the National Library of Medicine. Links to documents that discuss philosophical, psychological, physiological findings and concepts from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century.

Classics in the History of Psychology (Christopher D. Green, York University, Toronto, Ontario)
Readings in the History of Psychology--a short list of authors and their articles by name or topic (the latter is recommended). A search option is available. All articles are in the public domain.

Personality Theories (C. George Boeree, Psychology Department, Shippensburg University)
An "e-text" with an introduction, biography, and theory sections that include the major personality theorists. (The contents are appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses.) The author's permission is given to use electronic and printed versions of this material for personal or educational purposes.

Tutorials, Educational Psychology (Margaret D. Anderson, Cortland College)
Public access to tutorials related to personality and developmental theories, and counseling and psychotherapeutic approaches.

Current Topics in Psychology (Michael Fenichel, Clinical Psychologist, New York, NY)
An alphabetical list of psychology topics (e.g., from addictions to violence) with links to Web resources and articles. The articles are in HTML format, and they are written for professionals and the general public.

Theoretical Concepts and Counseling Practices

Article: A fuller explanation of cognitive-behavioral therapy (John Winston Bush)
A concise article with examples and background information related to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This article is a directory within a Web site for the New York Institute for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. A commercial directory within this site, Books I often recommend to clients (by John Winston Bush), provides a reading list for the basic and intermediate application of cognitive and behavior principles.

Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco
An excellent site for a review of Adler's contribution to family therapy and psychotherapeutic services for children. Relevant sections of this Web site include: Biographies; Parenting and Teaching; Theory and Practice; and Philosophy and Theology.

The links below are part of the Web site, Great Ideas in Personality, which is maintained by G. Scott Acton, a personality psychologist at Northwestern University.

  • Attachment Theory
    A self-other model of attachment variables; and adaptive and maladaptive affectional bonds. Links are provided to other Web sites and papers related to attachment theory.
  • Basic Emotions
    A table which identifies theorists, their basic emotions, and the basis for inclusion of their specific emotions. Links are provided to Web sites and papers related to emotions.
  • Intelligence
    A hypertext article, "Intelligence: One Versus Many;" and a table of theorist and their principles of intelligence. Links are provided to Web sites and papers related to intelligence.

Theory Into Practice (TIP) Database (Greg Kearsley, Instructional Designer, Walden Institute)
The most relevant directories within TIP include: the theories, learning domains, and learning concepts. Information related to learning theories and concepts--for those who want to investigate human learning (or change).

Behavior Online (Behavior OnLine, Inc.) is the host for multiple forums related to specific disorders, theories, and counseling or psychotherapy approaches. Posts are listed in chronological order.

The Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research (Bala Cynwyd, PA)
This site is more commercial and promotional than informative. However, some links are provided to non-Institute articles, and a summary or abstract of articles from the archived issues of Cognitive Therapy Today.

Albert Ellis Institute (New York, NY)
A site mostly devoted to the promotion and commercial products and services; however, some information about REBT can be
gleaned from within the content areas.

Philosophy, Etc.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (The Metaphysics Research Lab, Center for the Study of Language and Information)
Public access. Use an alphabetical list of philosopher and philosophical concepts to access related information. Each entry or update must pass the scrutiny of a scholarly review process before it is posted within the Web site.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (James Fieser, Editor)
Use search, alphabetical index, timeline, keywords, or the collections directory to identify philosophers and philosophical concepts and principles. 

Fermigas (Philosophy)
A directory within Fermigas, which has links to sites for philosophers and philosophical concepts.

Dictionary of Philosophy of the Mind (Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Chris Eliasmith, Editor)
Use the index or search option to find descriptions for philosophical concepts. Use the name of noted philosophers and the dictionary will identify their major concepts and provide links to descriptions and articles.

Philosophy in Cyberspace (Dey Alexander, Monash University, AU)
An annotated Index for thousands of philosophy resources (with regular updates). A few of the most relevant sections may include: Section 1--Branches; and Section 2, Encyclopedia and Glossaries.

Psychology of Religion Pages (Michael Nielsen, Georgia Southern University)
This site is part of the Religious Tolerance Webring, and its directories include: general information and essays, resources for further study, new religious movements, science and religion, and religion news update.

Radical Psychology--A Journal of Psychology, Politics, and Radicalism
A limited number of online articles by authors who challenge the status quo of psychology as discipline and profession, and the social and legal practices that affect consumers of psychotherapeutic services.

Support Resources for Counseling

APA (American Psychological Association)

  • Help Center
    This APA subweb provides access to articles, which are written in a brochure-type format for consumers (or potential consumers) of mental health services. These tips and guidelines might be useful for student counselors and practitioners who need a summary of issues and functional alternatives. The three major directories within this subweb are: Psychology at Work; Mind/Body Connection; and Family and Relationships.
  • The APA Office of Public Affairs provides informative articles related to specific issues within its directory, Psychology in Daily Life.

Health Information--National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Links are provided to electronic documents for a short list of common mental disorders (e.g., Anxiety Disorders, depression, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and others.).

4therapy.com Network (Studio City, CA)

Consumer Resources. Public access is provided to articles that address [psycho]therapy and life topics (e.g., anxiety, depression, crises, etc.), and links are identified for resources and commercial publications.

Professional Development Resources. Links are provided for articles and other resources related to professional development (e.g., journals, associations, research, insurance and financial services, legal, ethical, and practice issues, etc.).

Smart Marriages (Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education-CMFCE, LLC, Washington, DC)
The
CMFCE is dedicated to bringing information about skill-based marriage education courses to the public. The courses teach couples to solve their problems over the lifespan of their marriage. Good resources are located in the Articles and Information section.

Self-Help Magazine (Pioneer Development Resources, Inc., Marlene M. Maheu, President)
The major directories include: articles, books, discussion forums, psychology resources, meditation, a no cost newsletter, and products or services. A good site for consumer or client education.

Psychology: A ConnecText (Terry F. Pettijohn, Ohio State University, Marion--McGraw-Hill Dushkin)
The Web-based complement to an introductory psychology book. Information and links to resources are useful for individuals who are studying advanced psychological concepts or using them in practice situation.

NetAddition.com (Center For On-Line Addiction)
Links are provided for articles and directories related to the overuse and misuse of the Internet and World Wide Web. The mental health, interpersonal, and legal ramifications of Internet misuse are identified and discussed.

SchoolCounselor.com (Russell A. Sabella, Florida Gulf Coast University)
A site with resources that focus on [school] counselor technology use and literacy. Information related to authored books, research, and commercial activities are included.
 

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