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Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology


Books & Book Chapters

This guide is designed to help students get started with research related to Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology.

Find Books in the Library Catalog

Someone conducting research on aspects of counseling, developmental, and educational psychology will very likely need to consult a number of relevant scholarly books. It is advisable to check the holdings of BC Libraries first through the online catalog,  and then the resources of other libraries.

Searching the Library Catalog
BC Libraries have almost three million volumes and the collections pertaining to counseling, developmental, and educational psychology and other complementary topics are very good.

Try some Keyword(s) in Subject searches. For example, enter the following search terms in the search box below:

"developmental psychology"
"cross-cultural counseling"
"child mental health services"
"mental health counseling"
"adolescent psychology" AND "case studies"
"group counseling for children"
"counseling of teenagers"
"counselor AND client"

Search the Library Catalog by Keyword(s) in Subject


Go to Advanced Search for more search options.

PsycBooks: A Source of Online Books

PsycBooks is rich resource for mental health/counseling research. This database features:

  • The full-text of both current books and classic books in the field of psychology.
  • Full-text of individual chapters and essays from books that will give you background information on a topic that you are researching.
  • Cross-search capability with PsycInfo, Social Services Abstracts, and other popular social work databases. In other words, you can do a simultaneous search in PsycInfo, Social Services Abstracts, and PsycBooks for a comprehensive search for both books and journals!