Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Experience: Ethics-Based Issues and Cases was published in April 2015.
This text explores ethics-based issues and cases viewed through the lens of the Canadian counselling and psychotherapy context. Its conception and construction represent the collaborative efforts of professional counsellors and psychotherapists from across Canada who, collectively, are committed to fostering informed and reflective practice in the profession.
This new textbook contains almost 600 pages of ethics-based issues and cases. Contributions have been provided by 24 authors.
Co-editors: Lorna Martin, Blythe Shepard, and Ron Lehr
Dr. Lorna Martin‘s background includes education, educational psychology, and counselling. As a former president of CCPA (2011-2013) and a consultant for the Province of Manitoba, she has worked on portfolios related to fair assessment and evaluation, curriculum development and implementation, regulation of the profession, and advocacy for persons with mental health concerns. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor; holds certification as a Manitoba school counsellor and as a teacher in Manitoba and Ontario, and is a trained arbitrator.
Dr. Blythe Shepard is a Professor in Counselling Psychology at the University of Lethbridge. She was the President of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (2013-2015), and continues to advocate for the counselling and psychotherapy profession and the people it serves. Her areas of interest include: life-career development and counselling, counsellor training and identity, clinical supervision, and child and adolescent mental health.
Dr. Ron Lehr, is a Professor at Acadia University, and President Emeritus of CCPA. He is a contributing author to the second edition of the ethics casebook. His research interests include: counselling ethics, primarily ethical decision making, confidentiality, record-keeping and informed consent; counselllor supervision; and, school counselling.