ERIC Number: EJ1053410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
A Phenomenological Investigation of Counseling Doctoral Students Becoming Mothers
Holm, Jessica M.; Prosek, Elizabeth A.; Godwin Weisberger, Andrea C.
Counselor Education and Supervision, v54 n1 p2-16 Mar 2015
Women often face challenges when balancing academic and familial responsibilities (Gilbert, 2008); Trepal & Stinchfield, 2012). This phenomenological study explored women's (N = 10) experiences of becoming mothers during a doctoral program in counseling. The results highlight the importance of mentorship and other protective factors associated with a successful transition from student to mother.
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Females, Pregnancy, Mentors, Child Rearing, Mothers, Family School Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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