ERIC Number: EJ924176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 60
The Dimensions of Common Factors in Counseling
Leibert, Todd W.
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, v33 n2 p127-138 Jun 2011
Common factors is a concept that offers an explanation as to what makes counseling effective. Evidence from outcome studies has implications for training and practice. The particular purpose of this paper is to review the components of a popular model of common factors, the evidence supporting them, and subsequent implications for counselor educators and practitioners. The author specifies the parameters of clinical decision-making within the common factors model and discusses the limits of relational factors in counseling.
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Training, Models, Evidence, Theory Practice Relationship, Counselor Educators
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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