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Roxburgh, Elizabeth C.; Evenden, Rachel E. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Two focus groups, consisting of six participants each, were conducted to explore the training needs of therapists when working with clients reporting anomalous experiences (AEs). AEs are those that "depart from our own familiar personal experiences or from the more usual, ordinary, and expected experiences of a given culture and time"…
Descriptors: Investigations, Educational Needs, Therapy, Focus Groups
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Nicholl, Elizabeth; Loewenthal, Del; Gaitanidis, Anastasios – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Working with suicidal clients is perceived to be demanding and anxiety provoking for psychotherapists. This investigation explores what it is like for psychotherapists who work with suicidal clients, particularly as within the prevailing culture there is an increasing focus on strategies aimed at suicide prevention. Five themes were identified…
Descriptors: Suicide, Psychotherapy, Work Experience, Client Characteristics (Human Services)
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Gubi, Peter Madsen; Smart, Harry – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
There is limited research into the value, purpose and function of Mental Health (MH) Chaplains. Yet, they are employed within National Health Service Trusts in the UK. Eight MH Chaplains were interviewed to explore how they see their value, purpose and function. The data were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis. The data reveal…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Health Workers, Health Services, Foreign Countries
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Motalová, Katarína; Rihácek, Tomáš – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Most studies exploring the religiosity gap are concerned with non-religious counsellors and religious clients. Approaching this phenomenon from a reversed perspective, this study explores how counsellors' religiosity presents when working with clients in a predominantly non-religious environment. Semi-structured interviews with 11 Czech…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Counselor Attitudes, Beliefs
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David, Oana A.; Cobeanu, Oana – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Coaching has become during the past years an emergent guidance profession. Cognitive-behavioural coaching (CBC) emphasises the importance of enhancing the emotion-regulation abilities of clients and replacing their non-productive behaviours. Qualified professionals are needed in order to effectively facilitate the desired changes in their clients.…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Cognitive Restructuring, Coaching (Performance), Individual Development
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Hooley, Tristram; Hutchinson, Jo; Neary, Siobhan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This article explores the issue of quality in online career mentoring. It builds on a previous evaluation of Brightside, an online mentoring system in the UK which is primarily aimed at supporting young people's transitions to further learning. The article notes that participants in Brightside's mentoring programmes reported satisfaction with…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Mentors, Educational Quality
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Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Family has an undeniable influence upon the career construction of higher education (HE) students, since it is a primary source of their socialisation. This article presents a qualitative analysis of 30 interviews conducted with first-year students, aimed at understanding the relationship between family sociocultural status and career choice and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Family Influence, Sociocultural Patterns
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Knaeps, Jeroen; Neyens, Inge; van Weeghel, Jaap; Van Audenhove, Chantal – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Although the evidence-based Individual Placement and Support programme highlights the importance of the vocational rehabilitation (VR) counsellors' focus on competitive employment during career counselling, studies have shown that counsellors do not always target such jobs. This study examines which determinants affect the counsellors' intentions…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Counselors
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Christie, Fiona – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper reveals findings from a small-scale research project which explored how university careers advisers experience their role in guiding clients within a labour market where barriers to social mobility prevail. The research discovers that advisers' daily work gives them a depth of insight into social mobility. The professional turbulence in…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Social Mobility, Higher Education, Counselor Role
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Randall, Eve M.; Bewick, Bridgette M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
To address the mental health needs of students, UK universities offer bespoke student counselling services. Economic pressures have led services to find innovative ways of redesigning their service pathway. Few studies have investigated staff perceptions of these changes. The aim of this study was to investigate perceptions of staff employed as…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counselor Attitudes, Mental Health, Delivery Systems
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Murray, Aja L.; McKenzie, Karen; Murray, Kara R.; Richelieu, Marc – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Depressive symptoms, a lack of close supportive relationships and suicidal ideation are important risk factors for suicidal acts. Previous studies have primarily focused on the additive effects of close relationships and depressive symptoms on suicide risk. Here we explored whether, in addition, close relationships moderated the impact of…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology), Suicide, Intimacy
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Glasheen, K. J.; Shochet, I.; Campbell, M. A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Students in secondary schools experience problems that can impact on their well-being and educational outcomes. Although "face-to-face" counselling is available in most Australian secondary schools, many students, particularly boys, do not seek appropriate help. Research suggests that online counselling can be effective and increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Counseling Techniques, Computer Mediated Communication
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Murray, Aja L.; McKenzie, Karen; Murray, Kara R.; Richelieu, Marc – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
It is important to demonstrate replicable evidence of the effectiveness of counselling procedures. The study aimed to contribute to the currently limited evidence base examining the effectiveness of university student counselling in the UK. Information on therapeutic outcome [based on Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Services, Counseling Effectiveness, Universities
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Sprlak, Tomas – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The lifelong learning system in the Czech Republic and Slovakia share some common traits: traditional model with the dominant role of the initial education, low participation rates, lack of incentives and fragmentation. The results of the narrative research on 15 low-skilled persons demonstrated that negative attitudes towards education are often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Negative Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Individuals who pass through low-skilled work in their careers can represent this phase as showing strength of character as obstacles are overcome. However, continuing to work in low-skilled employment has so many negative consequences that finding ways to assist those individuals' career development is an important challenge for guidance policy…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Labor Market, Career Development, Employment Qualifications
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