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Seamark, Daniel; Gabriel, Lynne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The current research explores young adults' beliefs, awareness and understanding surrounding help-seeking behaviour in relation to barriers preventing access to counselling support. The literature suggests that several barriers, such as a lack of awareness, stigma and gender roles, will have a negative influence on help-seeking. To complement and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Help Seeking, Barriers, Qualitative Research
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Holliday, Carol; Peacock, Fiona; Lewoski, Clair – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Tutors of a child and adolescent psychotherapeutic counselling programme undertook a thematic analysis of five student assignments, from the same student cohort, designed to investigate their motives for undertaking the course. The assignments were thematically analysed utilising ideas derived from consensual qualitative research and narrative…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Psychotherapy, Assignments, Children
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Boysan, Murat; Çam, Zekeriya – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The paper discusses the associations between adult attachment and OCD symptoms in light of current cognitive-behavioural theories of OCD. The role of attachment system in OCD has been increasingly recognised. The aim of this paper was to investigate and evidence for direct and indirect relations between attachment insecurities, obsessional beliefs…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Anxiety Disorders, Security (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Edwards, Jane – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Attending personal therapy sessions is a requirement in many counselling and psychotherapy trainings worldwide. More research is needed to establish why the requirement is essential and what it is intended to achieve. This study focused on the question, "what is the rationale for mandated self-development requirements in therapy…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Counselor Training, Psychiatry, Therapy
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Pérez-López, M. Carmen; Ordóñez-Solana, Celia; Argente-Linares, Eva – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This paper reports new evidence on students' evaluation of a first-year induction experience programme and examines the relationship between gender and perceptions. The programme was provided to 610 business studies students at the University of Granada (Spain). The programme includes individual and group sessions providing psychosocial and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, College Freshmen, School Orientation
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Bernaras Iturrioz, Elena; Insúa Cerretani, Patricia; Bully Garay, Paola – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study recruited 4799 university students to complete a Spanish language version of Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation -- Outcome Measure and an ad hoc questionnaire to determine the presence and severity of psychological problems and identify potential explanatory factors. The percentage of participants who exceeded the cut-off point for…
Descriptors: Incidence, Severity (of Disability), Risk, Academic Achievement
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Sheikhi, Siamak; Issazadegan, Ali; Norozy, Merseda; Saboory, Ehsan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The present study considered the relationships between alexithymia and Machiavellian personality beliefs among university students. Two hundred and thirteen students (95 women and 118 men) studying Master's degrees in psychology, education, law, political sciences, and social sciences at the University of Tehran were randomly chosen using…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Personality Traits, College Students, Correlation
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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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Hipolito-Delgado, Carlos P.; Estrada, Diane; Garcia, Marina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Due to limited research on the experiences of students of colour in counselling programmes, counsellor educators are ill-equipped to implement strategies to promote the graduation of students of colour. In this case study, we explored the protective and risk factors for students of colour enrolled in a counselling programme in the Western U.S.…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Case Studies, African American Students, Risk
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Pearson, Anne; Weinberg, Ashley – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study evaluated the impact of counsellor training on emotional intelligence (EI) in 45 undergraduates and 58 postgraduates. Significant improvements were recorded by students on completion of both programmes, suggesting that these were attributable to training which enhanced intra- and interpersonal aspects of emotional functioning. As a…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Emotional Intelligence, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Kenny, Rachel; Dooley, Barbara; Fitzgerald, Amanda – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
There is a high prevalence of depression among college students, which is linked to lower levels of help-seeking intentions. However, there has been a lack of research examining variables that may help explain this relationship. The present study aimed to address this gap by examining whether psychological resources (optimism and self-esteem)…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Help Seeking, Regression (Statistics)
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Neary, Siobhan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper explores the views of a group of career development practitioners undertaking a postgraduate qualification as a form of continuing professional development (CPD). It offers insights into how these practitioners perceive and view different forms of CPD. A case study methodology was adopted to gather examples of the CPD activities…
Descriptors: Career Development, Classification, Professional Continuing Education, Graduate Study
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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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Plchová, Romana; Hytych, Roman; Rihácek, Tomáš; Roubal, Jan; Vybíral, Zbynek – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Future trainees go through difficult decision-making processes when starting their first psychotherapy training. The choice of training in psychotherapy integration is a specific type of this process. In this study, qualitative data were obtained from the motivational letters, in-depth semi-structured interviews and e-mail questionnaires of 26…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Trainees, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Meriläinen, Matti; Puhakka, Helena; Sinkkonen, Hanna-Maija – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Students' suggestions for how to eliminate bullying at universities were gathered as part of an e-questionnaire sent to each university student (N = 10,551) at a Finnish university. The suggestions (n = 2804) regarding how to address bullying at universities were divided into the following four classes: support (944), punishment (78), support and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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