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Ivey, Allen E. (1933-): Counseling Theory and Skills Training
Allen E. Ivey graduated from Stanford University in 1955 and received his Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1959. Early in his career, he served as Director of Counseling at Bucknell University and Colorado State University. Ivey began teaching at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1968, where he served as a professor for more than 30 years. He is the author of more than 35 books and more than 200 articles, chapters, and monographs. His work has been translated into 18 languages. In addition to his work as a scholar, Ivey founded Microtraining Associates, an independent publishing company that has led the way in producing videos and books related to skills training and multicultural development. Ivey's prolific work has had a significant impact on four major areas: multicultural counseling, skills training, developmental counseling, and counseling theory. To understand Ivey's contribution to multicultural counseling, it is important to understand how three ...