Helping Beginning Counselors Develop a Personal Theory of Counseling

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

Abstract: Developing a personal theory of counseling is essential for beginning counselors. Current approaches de-emphasize life experiences before graduate training and fail to incorporate counselor developmental stages. This article presents a framework for strengthening development of a personal theory of counseling by integrating life experiences and counselor developmental stages with theory building approaches.

Additional Information

Publication
Counselor Education and Supervision, 40(1), 70-80.
Language: English
Date: 2000
Keywords
Counseling, Personal attitudes, Life experiences, New counselors