Book Review of Exceptional Life Journeys: Stories of Childhood Disorder

  • Tyler M. Kimbel

Abstract

Exceptional Life Journeys is a collection of personal, parental, and professional stories about experiences with childhood disorder. Ten childhood disorders are discussed within the book’s four parts: Behaviour Disorders, Emotional Disorders, Developmental and Learning Disorders, and Eating and Health-Related Disorders. The editors employ a strengths-based perspective from the introductory sections to the conclusion and including each chapter in between. Readers of this book are offered a unique opportunity to gain awareness about individual journeys with childhood disorder. The review includes a synopsis of the content presented in the text and a critique of its utility for students, professors, and practitioners.

Author Biography

Tyler M. Kimbel

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B.S., Human Services: Minor in Psychology (Geneva College); M.S.Ed., School Counseling (Youngstown State University- CACREP accredited); Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision: Minor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods (University of Northern Colorado- CACREP accredited [anticipated graduation date: 5/4/12])

Published
2012-06-19
How to Cite
Kimbel, T. M. (2012). Book Review of Exceptional Life Journeys: Stories of Childhood Disorder. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 46(3). Retrieved from https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/60812
Section
Book Reviews/ Comptes rendus