|Absolute Versus Tentative Interpretations: Mediating Effects of Client Locus of Control
||An analog design was used to investigate the mediating effects of client locus of control (i.e., an internal focus or external focus) on perceptions of counselor style of interpreting events (i.e., absolute or tentative interpretations) on measures o...
|Brain Wave Biofeedback: Benefits of Integrating Neurofeedback in Counseling
||Consistent with the 2009 Standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, counselors must understand neurobiological behavior in individuals of all developmental levels. This requires understanding the brain ...
|Breathwork as a Theraputic Modality: An Overview for Counselors.
||Using the breath as a vehicle for accessing psychological material Is a topic
rarely discussed In the counseling literature, despite the use of conscious
engagement with the breath by many spiritual traditions for the purpose of
|Clinical Behaviors for Addressing Religious/Spiritual Issues: Do We Practice What We Preach?
||To determine if counselors integrate clinical behaviors for addressing religious/spiritual issues in counseling consistent with their ratings of the importance of such behaviors, the authors conducted a national survey of American Counseling Associat...
|Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Where Counseling and Neuroscience Meet
||There is increasing evidence to support the biological basis of mental disorders. Subsequently, understanding the neurobiological context from which mental distress arises can help counselors appropriately apply cognitive behavioral therapy and other...
|Conservative Christians' Expectations of Non-Christian Counselors
||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 ...
|Externally Funded Research in Counselor Education: An Overview of the Process
||“Publish or perish” is a phrase familiar to untenured and tenured faculty alike. In recent years, prominence has been placed on academicians to secure external funding for their research and training projects. The counselor education field has not be...
|Family-of-origin characteristics among women married to sexually addicted men
||Two groups of women (one group married to sexually addicted men and the other group married to nonsexually addicted men) were compared to examine differences in family-of-origin characteristics. It was found that women married to sexually addicted me...
|The Impact of Metaphor on Clinical Hypothesis Formation and Perceived Supervisor Characteristics
||An analogue methodology was used to examine clinical hypothesis formation and perceived supervisor characteristics when metaphorical or literal language was used by a counselor supervisor.
|Inclusion of Religious Behaviors and Attitudes in Counseling; Expectations of Conservative Christians
||In this study of 118 religiously conservative Christians' expectations of
counseling, participants were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 treatment
conditions: a Christian counselor or a counselor whose religious beliefs
were unknown. Participants rated...
|The Inclusion of Spiritual Process in Counseling and Perceived Counselor Effectiveness
||In this study, client level of spirituality was examined as a potential moderater for the effectiveness of including spiritual process in the counseling process. Using an analogue design, participants were crossed on self-reported level of spirituali...
|Influences of spirituality on counselor selection
||The influence of participants' spirituality on their choice of a counselor was investigated. Sixty-three university students completed the Human Spirituality Scale, which is a global measure of spirituality. Participants also completed the Counselor ...
|The intentional use of metaphor in counseling supervision
||In this multiple case study, the intentional use of metaphor in supervision was examined to determine its impact on (1) supervisees’ recall of supervision events, (2) supervisees’ perceptions of the effectiveness of supervision, and (3) supervisees’ ...
|Mentoring promotion/tenure-seeking faculty: principles of good practice within a counselor education program
||Approaches to mentoring junior faculty in counselor education departments have received minimal attention in the counseling literature. In this article, the authors describe a successful program based on the 10 principles for good mentoring recommend...
|The Moderating Relationship of Spirituality on Negative Life Events and Psychological Adjustment
||The authors used a path model to examine how spirituality moderates relationships between negative life experiences and psychological adjustment, operationalized for this study as levels of depression and anxiety. Results suggest that spirituality pr...
|Preparing Counselors-in-Training for Private Practice: A Course in Clinical Entrepreneurship
||To date, few scholars in counselor education have attended to the processes and impacts of introducing business-related concepts within counseling curricula. The authors describe the development, implementation and evaluation of a graduate-level cour...
|The relationship of moral reasoning style to counselor expression of empathy
||Results in the literature indicate that high levels of moral development are positively correlated with high levels of empathy. However, the issue of moral reasoning style and its relationship to empathy remains unclear. The role that moral reasoning...
|The Relationship of Spirituality to Cognitive and Moral Development and Purpose in Life: An Exploratory Investigation
||In this exploratory study of 152 undergraduate students, the relationships among spirituality, cognitive and moral development, and existential sense of meaning were examined. Results suggest that no relationship exists between spirituality and cogni...
|Relationships Between Adult Workers' Spiritual Well-Being and Job Satisfaotion: A Preliminary Study
||The authors studied the relationships between adult workers' spiritual well being
and job satisfaction, Two hundred participants completed 2 instruments:
the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (C, W. Ellison & R. F, Paloutzian,
1982) and the Minnesota Sat...
|Single-subject research design for school counselors: Becoming an applied researcher
||During the past decade, there has been discussion over the need for outcome research documenting the work of school counselors and the lack of research delineating the work of school counselors (Baker, 2000; Fairchild, 1993; Green & Keys, 2001; Myric...
|Spiritual and Religious Competencies: A National Survey of CACREP Accredited Programs
||In this study of 94 Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited counselor education prograns, 69% of respondents reported their programs addressed spiritual and religious issues; however, only 46% of C...
|Spirituality and Counselor Competence: A National Survey of American Counseling Association Members
||A random sample of 505 American Counseling Association (ACA) members completed a questionnaire thaI evaluated
respondents' ratings of the importance of 9 competencies developed at the Summit on Spirituality (G. Miller, 1999; "Summit
|Spirituality in counselor training: A content analysis of syllabi from introductory spirituality courses
||The authors discuss the results of a content analysis of 14 syllabi of introductory courses on spirituality in counseling. Course syllabi were examined to determine trends in the content of these courses and to determine it the instruction is consist...
|The work activities of professional school counselors: Are the national standards being addressed?
||This national study was designed to identify school counselors’ perceptions of the importance of performing work activities that promote students’ academic, career, and personal/social development. Furthermore, this study investigated how frequently ...