ERIC Number: ED347486
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Positive Uncertainty: A Paradoxical Philosophy of Counseling Whose Time Has Come. ERIC Digest.
Gelatt, H. B.
Positive Uncertainty is a flexible, ambidextrous approach to managing change, which encourages the use of both the rational and intuitive mind, and incorporates techniques for both making up one's mind and changing it. Positive Uncertainty, as a new philosophy for counseling, will require a paradigm shift for counselors. It is possible that a new vision of counseling can lead to new counseling strategies and that Positive Uncertainty can be a stimulus for such exploration. (ABL)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Role
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.
Identifiers: ERIC Digests; Positive Uncertainty