ABSTRACT

As the literature reviewed thus far, and in particular in chapter 8, suggests, a relevant body of knowledge does indeed exist on the margins of vocational and psychotherapeutic practice, which has the potential to inform an inclusive psychological practice that effectively embraces work-related issues. In this chapter, I seek to develop a comprehensive mode of psychological practice that will fully embrace the working aspects of life as well as the nonworking aspects. In addition, I present two cases that illuminate the inclusive counseling perspective that flows logically from the literature on the psychology of working. To underscore the importance of systemic as well as individual

interventions, I also highlight some implications for public policy advocacy and social change that emerge from these two cases.