Student Success Skills: An Evidence-Based School Counseling Program Grounded in Humanistic Theory


Department of Counselor Education, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (e-mail:


The Student Success Skills program is an evidence-based, counselor-led intervention founded on a variety of humanistic principles. Five studies and a recent meta-analysis provide evidence that integrating human potential practices into the school by teaching students foundational learning skills strengthens the link between school counseling interventions and student achievement.