ERIC Number: EJ836101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Client Adherence to Asian Cultural Values, Common Factors in Counseling, and Session Outcome with Asian American Clients at a University Counseling Center
Kim, Bryan S. K.; Ng, Gladys F.; Ahn, Annie J.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v87 n2 p131-142 Spr 2009
Based on data from 61 Asian American clients at a university counseling center, the study found that client-perceived match on client-counselor belief about problem etiology was related to counselor credibility, empathy, and cross-cultural competence; the client-counselor working alliance; session depth; and the likelihood of the client recommending the counselor to another client. An interaction effect showed that both strong match on belief about problem etiology and high client expectation for counseling success were associated with strong client-counselor working alliance.
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Etiology, Guidance Centers, Values, Asian Americans, Empathy, College Students, Counselor Client Relationship, Cultural Awareness, Beliefs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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