Welcome to the Companion website!

This site is intended to enhance your use of Applied Helping Skills, Second Edition, by Leah Brew and Jeffrey Kottler. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.

With its practical, experiential approach, the Second Edition of Applied Helping Skills: Transforming Lives covers the basic skills and core interventions needed to begin seeing clients. By approaching therapy as an art rather than from a prescriptive diagnostic position, this text encourages readers to look at every situation differently and draw from their embedded knowledge to best serve the individuals in their care. Authors Leah Brew and Jeffrey A. Kottler weave humor and passion into their engaging prose, effectively conveying their excitement and satisfaction for doing helping work.


We gratefully acknowledge Leah Brew and Jeffrey Kottler for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.