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Lee, Sherman A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This study examined the relationship between religion and sorrow among a sample of 219 owners of deceased pets (the sample was predominantly comprised of white, female, educated Christians). The results indicated that the vast majority of the participants believed that their pets' souls reside in a better place and that they will reunite with them…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Christianity, Animals, Death
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Guilfoyle, Michael – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Post-structuralists argue that personal identity is a function of societal power dynamics. This becomes especially problematic for persons recruited into problem-saturated identities. In this paper, inspired by Foucault's call for us to "create ourselves as a work of art" (p. 262), I explore the therapeutic value of an aesthetic approach…
Descriptors: Therapy, Aesthetics, Personality Development, Therapeutic Environment
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Nolan, Greg – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This article explores Levinas's [1961/1969. "Totality and infinity." (A. Lingis, Trans.). Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press; 1981/1997. "Otherwise than being or beyond essence." (A. Lingis, Trans.). Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press] ideas on relational proximity in the face of the Other and, through meeting,…
Descriptors: Suicide, Counseling, Reflection, Phenomenology
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West, William; Goss, Phil – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper presents the findings from the second of an ongoing series of focus group encounters between spiritually minded counsellors and those engaged in pastoral care within a religious tradition. For this study we recruited five Jungian influenced therapists and three pastoral care workers two of whom were explicitly Buddhists. The data was…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, Allied Health Personnel, Counselors
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Jafari, Simon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
In recent years, there have been increasing efforts to attend to religious and spiritual issues within clinical/counselling psychology. However, there is limited research demonstrating how successfully such content is integrated into existing training programmes. This investigation sought to review primary research literature related to training…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Religion, Spiritual Development, Counseling Psychology
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Monti, Fiorella; Tonetti, Lorenzo; Ricci Bitti, Pio Enrico – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This work aimed to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of psychotherapy delivered at the counselling service of the University of Bologna (Italy), by means of a single group longitudinal study including a 6-months follow-up. To this end, sixty-six students completed the 6-months follow-up and filled in the Symptom Questionnaire (SQ) three times,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Psychotherapy, Counseling Effectiveness
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Allan, Graham; Moffett, Janet – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper explores the extent to which students on a vocational postgraduate programme identify with characteristics and competences that define a professional career guidance and counselling practitioner. Literature suggests professionalism in careers work is characterised by a focus on the needs of the client with the practitioner in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professionalism, Career Guidance, Career Counseling
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Au Yeung, Helen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
In their article, Lang and Gardiner draw support from the Treaty of Waitangi to deconstruct cultural dominance and reconstruct a framework, which promotes bicultural pluralism in the new counsellor education programme at the Massey University. However, they omit significant details of the Treaty and therefore mislead the audience to think that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Training, Cultural Pluralism, Treaties
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Strepparava, Maria Grazia; Bani, Marco; Zorzi, Federico; Corrias, Deborah; Dolce, Rossella; Rezzonico, Giorgio – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Offering counselling to students is increasingly considered as a key academic service. However, the reduction of resources allocated to Italian universities emphasises the need to assess the quality of interventions. This paper presents data reporting the effectiveness of a university counselling service. A sample of 45 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Counseling Services, Counseling Effectiveness
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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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Reid, Hazel; West, Linden – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper explores the constraints to innovative, creative and reflexive careers counselling in an uncertain neo-liberal world. We draw on previously reported research into practitioners' use of a narrative model for career counselling interviews in England and a Europe-wide auto/biographical narrative study of non-traditional learners in…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Biographies, Neoliberalism, Interviews
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Ybrandt, H.; Sundin, E. C.; Capone, G. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The shape of alliance in psychotherapy and supervision using growth curve modeling was examined for clinically inexperienced trainee therapists, who were engaged in long-term cognitive behavioral--or psychodynamic individual psychotherapy at a Psychology Clinic in Sweden. Trainee therapists rated their view of the alliance with their clients and…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Trainees, Therapy, Psychotherapy
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Richards, Judith; Dykeman, Cass; Bender, Sara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
There exists a dearth of literature on the content, research method and research design trends of dissertations in education. Within one large subfield of education (i.e. counsellor education), an online and full-text archive of dissertations has become available. This archive contains over 200 dissertations produced in Oregon State University's…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Trend Analysis, Educational Trends, Counselor Training
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Surgenor, P. W. G.; Meehan, V.; Moore, A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The study aimed to identify the level of suicidal ideation in early attrition clients and their reasons for the early termination of their therapy. The cross-sectional design involved early attrition clients (C[subscript A]) who withdrew from therapy before their second session (n = 61), and continuing clients who (C[subscript C]) progressed…
Descriptors: Suicide, Health Services, Referral, Role
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Gonsalvez, Craig J.; Deane, Frank P.; Caputi, Peter – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Observation of counsellor skills through a one-way mirror, video or audio recording followed by supervisors and peers feedback is common in counsellor training. The nature and extent of agreement between supervisor-peer dyads are unclear. Using a standard scale, supervisors and peers rated 32 interviews by psychology trainees observed through a…
Descriptors: Interviews, Supervisory Methods, Trainees, Minimum Competency Testing
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