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Liou, Chin-Ping – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This narrative study explored how the experienced counsellors utilised the idea and practice of "ch'i" during counselling sessions. The data were co-constructed between the researcher and 12 senior counsellors with substantial "ch'i"-related experiences using a semi-structured in-depth interview method and were analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Attitudes, Asian Culture, Cultural Influences
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Cooper, Mick; Knox, Rosanne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore how therapists believe they may relationally disconnect from other people and their clients, with an overall objective of developing methods for enhancing relational depth in counselling and psychotherapy. Participants were 168 trainee and practicing therapists, who listed their "chronic strategies of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Attitudes, Counseling, Psychotherapy
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Rochat, Shékina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Motivational interviewing (MI; Miller & Rollnick, 2013, "Motivational interviewing: Helping people change" (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.) is receiving increasing attention in the field of career counselling. This method has been proven effective to foster motivation in various contexts. However, MI lacks of theoretical…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Motivation Techniques, Guidelines, Comparative Analysis
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Lee, Khai Ling; Mustaffa, M. S.; Tan, S. Y. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study provides a better understanding of using visual arts in counselling adults with depressive disorders. Three in-depth case studies were conducted in the counselling unit of a mental health hospital in Malaysia. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods were applied to explore three adult participants' counselling experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Counseling Techniques, Adults
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Ryan, Seamus; Danquah, Adam N.; Berry, Katherine; Hopper, Mary – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The intermediate psychological therapies service is provided for individuals referred with common mental health problems within the primary care psychological therapies service, but whose difficulties are longstanding and/or complex. The prevalence of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in intermediate psychological therapy services has not been…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Problems, Psychological Services, Therapy
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Song, Jingjing; Zuo, Bin; Wen, Fangfang; Yan, Lei – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Exposure to negative math-gender stereotypes undermines the intentions of female college students to engage in careers in the math field, yet the mechanisms by which such stereotypes relate to girls' career intentions remain unclear. We simultaneously tested multiple mediators in a sample of 186 female students from one high school in central…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Career Choice, Mathematics Education
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Smith, Harriet; Moller, Naomi P.; Vossler, Andreas – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
A number of current developments in the field potentially provide opportunities for preventative relationship and family interventions to be integrated into primary care. In this context, it is important to understand what family counselling is and how it might differ from family therapy. Thus, this paper investigates how the service of one…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Primary Health Care, Focus Groups
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Thompson, Allison; Cooper, Mick; Pauli, Regina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study aimed to develop a self-report measure of pluralistic thought and practice. Following pilot development, a 23-item inventory was placed on an online survey site, and 474 participants satisfactorily completed the measure. Respondents were trainee or qualified therapists, predominantly female, based in the UK, and of a humanistic or…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Measures (Individuals), Online Surveys, Allied Health Personnel
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Busiol, Diego – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This study examined Hong Kong university students' perception of general help-seeking and seeking of professional help. Thirty-two students, aged from 25 to 46 years were interviewed. A grounded theory approach was adopted. The results indicated four domains to categorise culture-influenced factors: attitudes towards speaking, relational concern,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Help Seeking
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Omoyemiju, M. A.; Ojo, O. O.; Olatomide, O. O. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
The study investigated the Violent Disciplinary Practices (VDP) perpetrated by parents and by teachers against secondary schools students. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Six hundred and sixteen participants comprising 336 and 280 parents and teachers, respectively, were selected to participate in the study. Two instruments…
Descriptors: Discipline, Discipline Policy, Violence, Secondary School Students
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Hyland, Philip E.; McLaughlin, Christopher G.; Boduszek, Daniel; Prentice, Garry R. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
The study set out to examine intentions to engage in counselling among at-risk Irish government employees and the differential utility of two alternative theory of planned behaviour (TPB) models of behaviour to explain intentions to participate in counselling. Individuals (N = 259) employed in a front-line, at-risk occupation for the Irish…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Government Employees, Adult Learning, Irish