Conservative Christians' Expectations of Non-Christian Counselors

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
J. Scott Young, Professor and Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: In this study of conservative Christians' expectations of counseling, 100 participants rated their expectations of the behaviors and attitudes of a non-Christian counselor. Results suggest that highly religious Christians expected more in-session religious behaviors from a non-Christian counselor than did moderately religious Christians. Both moderately and highly conservative Christians expected a non-Christian counselor to display attitudes of acceptance and tolerance for Christian beliefs.

Additional Information

Publication
Counseling & Values, Vol. 46, no. 3, p. 175-187.
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
Counseling, Religion, Spirituality, Client expectations, Conservative Christian, Religiosity in counselors