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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

What are Reference Sources?

Reference sources are available in general or subject specific contexts and in print or online formats. 


  • Encyclopedias
  • Dictionaries
  • Almanacs
  • Glossaries
  • Handbooks
  • Atlases
  • Bibliographies
  • Indexes

Reference materials are good starting points for research projects because they can provide:

  • background or introductory information on a topic
  • terminology or additional keywords to use in further searches
  • a bibliography listing other materials on a topic

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Online Reference Shelf

Reference Books / E-books

Below are  selected reference books about Clinical Mental Health CounselingBe sure to browse the reference shelves in the B's for Psychology related topics and the L's for Education/School Counseling related topics.