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Correia, Edgar A.; Sartóris, Vítor; Fernandes, Tiago; Cooper, Mick; Berdondini, Lucia; Sousa, Daniel; Pires, Branca Sá; da Fonseca, João – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Within the major therapeutic paradigms, observational instruments have been developed to assess orientation-specific interventions or processes. However, to date, no such instrument exists to assess existential practices. Recent research indicates the key practices of existential therapists, and forms an empirical basis on which to develop an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychotherapy, Allied Health Personnel, Observation
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Lamela, Diogo; Figueiredo, Bárbara; Bastos, Alice – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Using a life-span developmental psychology model of positive personality adjustment, this study had two aims. First, this study aimed to compare additive and threshold cumulative models of personality adjustment after divorce. The cumulative effect hypothesis states that the number of indicators is a more accurate predictor of an outcome than any…
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Life Satisfaction, Divorce, Emotional Adjustment
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Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Family has an undeniable influence upon the career construction of higher education (HE) students, since it is a primary source of their socialisation. This article presents a qualitative analysis of 30 interviews conducted with first-year students, aimed at understanding the relationship between family sociocultural status and career choice and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Family Influence, Sociocultural Patterns
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Taveira, Maria Do Ceu; Moreno, Louisa Rodriguez – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
Career intervention can be designed to enhance constructive attitudes, emotions and behaviors that will improve clients' career attainment. In this sense, mobilization of career exploration constitutes one of the most important tasks of career counselors. The authors present a brief review of career exploration conceptualization and empirical…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Taveira, Maria Do Ceu; Silva, M. Carolina; Rodriguez, Maria Luisa; Maia, Jose – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Investigates the effect of gender, age, and school grade on several career-exploration dimensions measured by the Career Exploration Survey. Results indicate that sex and grade-level were the most significant characteristics related to the adolescents' career-exploration behaviors, reactions, and beliefs. Discusses career-exploration…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Decision Making