Opening hearts and minds
Counselling Concepts is an e-book publisher that specializes in counselling and psychology, with a particular interest in multicultural counselling and social justice. We are committed to making knowledge accessible to students, practitioners, and other educators in the helping professions through both low-cost commercial and free open-source resources.
What we do
As a small independent publisher, we feature resources that foreground innovation and creativity in counsellor education.
We promote excellence in both online and face-to-face learning by providing consultation on how to be integrate them into counsellor education courses.
As supporters of open education resources (OERs), we profile existing learning tools that can be applied to multicultural counselling and social justice education.
Our core values
We are committed to making quality educational materials accessible to all.
02. Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
We actively promote cultural responsivity and inclusivity in all of our work.
03. Social Justice
By opening hearts and minds, we promote socially just counselling practice.
04. Creativity and Innovation
We strive to make learning interesting, engaging, provocative, and challenging.
We create space for critical voices often marginalized in counselling and psychology.
We support professional leadership that reflects the diversity of Canadian culture.
As partners in life and in business, we capitalize on our shared strengths and passion for equity, diversity, and inclusion by promoting creative educational resources.
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Counselling Concepts website, in particular requests for information or book orders.
What personal data we collect?
We collect the following types of personal information:
- Name/Organization name
- Email address
For individual book orders through PayPal, your name and email address are retained by Counselling Concepts for the purpose of providing you with an updated version of an e-book if applicable.
All other personal information falls under the PayPal Privacy Statement.
How do we use your personal data?
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive and for infrequent marketing messages. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. We use only your regional location (i.e., province) to assign and submit appropriate taxes.
We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above.
What rights you have over your data?
If you have submitted order or information requests through this website, you can request to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, tax, or security purposes.
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 1-250-818-8891 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is data collected by third parties?
Counselling Concepts Publishing is not responsible for the content or practices of third-party websites that may be linked from this site.
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