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Al-Roubaiy, Najwan S.; Owen-Pugh, Valerie; Wheeler, Sue – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The psychotherapy experiences of a sample of Iraqi refugee men, in later stages of exile, were explored with the aim of shedding some light on how this client group can experience therapy. Ten adult male Iraqi refugees--who had lived in Sweden for at least five years and had been psychotherapy clients at some point during that time--were recruited…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Males, Psychotherapy
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Reeves, Andrew; Wheeler, Sue; Bowl, Ric – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
Recent mental health policy development has focused on the assessment and management of risk in vulnerable clients. Counsellors have a significant role to play in delivering mental health care in a range of settings, with clients sometimes presenting with suicidal ideation, self-injury and a risk of violence. The aim of this research was to…
Descriptors: Profiles, Suicide, Mental Health, At Risk Persons
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Hewitt, Elizabeth; Wheeler, Sue – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
A qualitative study was conducted into the experience of student counsellors working as lone counsellors or as members of a small team in higher education colleges. The data, gathered through semi-structured interviews of eight participants, all of whom were responsible for the management of their counselling service, revealed the complexity of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, College Students
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Wheeler, Sue; King, David – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
In response to a survey of counseling supervisors, 70 practitioners provided information about their practice as supervisors of counselors and supervisors of supervisors. All but six of the respondents claimed to have supervision for supervision. Results show issues in four categories: boundaries, competence of supervisees, training, and ethics.…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counselor Training, Ethics, Foreign Countries
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Webb, Angela; Wheeler, Sue – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Investigates the extent to which psychodynamic counselors (N=96) feel able to disclose sensitive issues in supervision. Results show that supervisees were likely to disclose more in individual rather than in collective supervision, when their supervisor was someone they had chosen and when they were supervised independently of the setting in which…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Counselor Training, Counselors, Disclosure
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Wheeler, Sue; Turner, Linda – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Investigated counselors' (N=94) attitudes in working with people with drinking problems and their opinions of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Results indicate that generic counselors did not feel competent working with these clients; feelings of competence increased with greater experience of the client group. Counselors knew of AA but understood…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Competence, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques
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King, David; Wheeler, Sue – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Investigates whether supervisors of counselors in private practice consider themselves to be personally responsible for the work of their supervisees, what responsibilities they consider themselves to have, and how they manage their responsibilities. Participants indicated a preference to supervise only those counselors in whose work they already…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Counselor Evaluation, Counselors, Professional Development