Transition Guide
by Nancy K. Schlossberg and Stephanie Kay

Developed by experts on coping strategies, this is a no-nonsense, action-oriented approach to mastering change. It will enable you or your clients to take charge of the change, see it in a new light and most importantly, move forward instead of looking back. The Transition Guide is an instrument specifically designed for those who face change in their career, their relationships, and other aspects of their life.

The Transition Guide is a multiple choice instrument consisting of 56 questions, along with an evaluative narrative for use immediately after completion of the test. The Transition Guide is designed to help you identify problem areas for particular transitions and develop new strategies for coping.

In use for more than ten years, the Transition Guide has helped thousands of people with a new way to think about change. Updated this past year, the Transition Guide is now more relevant than ever giving the increasing number of societal changes.

The Transition Guide will enable you, your clients, or your students to take stock of available resources that will support coping with change.

Who buys The Transition Guide? Many individuals, schools and corporations have purchased the Transition Guide including:

  • Businesses-Human Resources department
  • College career counseling offices
  • Private and community counseling offices

Here is what others have said about the Transition Guide:

"The Transition Guide has given my patients and me a better understanding of the connection between stressful life events and health and how they can better cope with them." - Lee P. Rosky, M.D.

"As coordinator of the Univ. of Maryland Returning Students Program, I have found this instrument ideal for helping adults identify where they are in the transition process and what they need to help them integrate it." - Barbara Goldberg, NCC

"By taking the assessment, my clients are able to develop appropriate strategies which prevent them from getting stuck in the negative aspects of the transition." - Ruth Johnson, Human Resources Counselor, The World Bank."

Pricing for the Transition Guide has been priced to allow maximum utilization at a minimal cost. Those ordering multiple copies receive substantial discounts.


Number of Sets


Shipping & Handling

Single set



10-24 sets

$9.95 each

Add $7

25-49 sets

$9.50 each

Add $9

50-249 sets

$9.00 each

Add $11

250 or more

$8.50 each

Add $12

To order: Call us at 301-422-8553 or e-mail to: info@transitionguide.com.




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