Humanities and Science: A Necessary Unity for the Counseling Profession


concerning this article should be addressed to Jeffrey T. Guterman, Counseling Department, Adrian Dominican School of Education, Barry University, Powers Building, Room 277, 11300 NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161 (e-mail:


This article is a reply to Hansen's (2012) call for the counseling profession to embrace a purely humanistic ideology for counseling. The authors suggest the relationship between humanities and science set forth by Hansen does not emphasize the both-and aspects of these ideologies. An integrative framework is considered for counseling.