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Julal, F. S. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
University support services can be a beneficial resource for students coping with personal stressors. This study investigated the predictors of service use by undergraduate students during their first year at university. Participants completed self-report measures of problem-solving effectiveness, psychological distress and perceived social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Counseling Services, Help Seeking
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Zhou, Dingyuan; Santos, Angeli – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
This study explored cultural and gender differences in career decision-making difficulties (CDMD) experienced by 109 British and 86 Chinese international university students, and the impact of cross-cultural adjustment on the CDMD of Chinese international students. Results showed no significant cultural differences in overall CDMD, and that the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Gender Differences, Career Choice, Foreign Students
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West, William – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
A sample of 23 students--12 women, 11 men--enrolled on a two-year part-time master's course in counselling studies in Nairobi, Kenya, took part in a focus group discussion about their expectations of the course. The key themes that emerged were: adding to their skills and status and challenges to the counsellors. The findings are discussed within…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Masters Programs
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Foskett, John; Lynch, Gordon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Provides a brief historical survey of the development of pastoral counseling in Britain. Acknowledges the positive contribution and qualities of the British pastoral counseling movement, but also recognizes that the pastoral counseling scene in Britain is deeply fragmented and discusses the causes of this fragmentation. (Contains 23 references.)…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries, History, Professional Development
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Sutherland, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
A key area of difficulty for those engaged in pastoral counseling often concerns the adequate integration of pastoral, psychological and spiritual concepts and resources. Proposes that existing forms of Christian pastoral counseling will benefit through a deeper use of spiritual resources drawing both on transpersonal psychology and the tradition…
Descriptors: Christianity, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Hinksman, Barrie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
An on-going theoretical issue for pastoral counseling concerns the integration of psychological and theological concepts. The possibility of exploring the compatibility of Gestalt psychotherapy and feminist theology is considered with reference to the 'practical-values' of each, and it is proposed that there is significant common ground between…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Gestalt Therapy
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Foskett, John – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Recent research amongst mental health service users reveals how important spiritual care and counsel are and how few resources are available to provide this service from psychiatry, religious organizations or secular counseling services. Describes the results of three research projects in Somerset and explores the significance of the recovery of…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries, Mental Health Programs
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West, William – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Explores forgiveness as a key component of spiritual pastoral care and as one of the spiritual interventions most frequently used by psychotherapists. Examines some of the implications of the use of forgiveness in therapeutic practice and puts forward guidelines for the use of forgiveness in psychotherapy are based on the work of the Forgiveness…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries, Psychotherapy
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Gubi, Peter M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Interviews were carried out with seven counselor trainers from British universities to explore the possible use of Christian prayer in mainstream counseling. Results showed that covert prayer is of benefit as a means of grounding the counselor, a frame of reference for understanding counseling, and as a way of upholding the client. (Contains 19…
Descriptors: Christianity, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Client Relationship
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Sturges, Jane; Guest, David – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Reports the findings of a qualitative study that explored what factors were likely to influence graduates' decisions to stay with or leave their first employer in the early years of their career. Uses results to propose how employers might take action to maximize retention, and to discuss the importance of career guidance in helping graduates…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Employee Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Entry Workers
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Foskett, John – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Presents the highlights of the 2000 symposium on guidance, psychotherapy and counseling in Great Britain. The picture emerged of professionally dominated enterprises in which the client's point of view is obscure. Explores why this is the case and how the client's perspective can reinforce the political as well as the therapeutic value of…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling, Counselor Client Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Thorne, Brian – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Explores the role of pastoral counseling in the light of the increasing interest among secular therapists in spirituality and the escalation in the number of clients presenting themselves with spiritual issues. Examines the central influence of Carl Rogers and argues that his late embracing of the spiritual dimension makes him a potential source…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Techniques, Counselor Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Watts, A. G.; Jackson, Charles – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Evaluates the impact for higher education institutions of networking PROSPECT (HE). Discusses the rationale for networking and implementation strategies adopted. Data suggests that networking provides easier access in terms of both location and time, with no evidence of any reduction in the use of the careers services. (Author/GCP)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Foreign Countries
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McConnell, Ruth Anne; Sim, Allan J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Reports on an evaluation of the first counseling service in Britain for children of divorce. Focuses on the qualitative outcomes of the counseling evaluation: namely, the children's and mother's satisfaction with the counseling, and the counselor's opinion of its success. Conclusions of study and implications for practice are discussed.…
Descriptors: Child Health, Children, Counseling Effectiveness, Divorce
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Cowie, Helen; Rivers, Ian – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Focuses upon sexual orientation as a counseling resource: a means by which to expand upon skills and understand the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. Considers the process of development from the perspective of the clients and explores the process of identity formation and the role of those professionals who provide support during…
Descriptors: Bisexuality, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Theories, Counselor Client Relationship
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