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Rejoinder to V. Suthakaran


concerning this article should be addressed to James T. Hansen, Department of Counseling, Oakland University, 450E Pawley Hall, Rochester, MI 48309 (e-mail:


V. Suthakaran (2012) uses cognitive–experiential self-theory as the basis for his argument that the humanities and science should have equal ideological status in the counseling profession. The author disagrees with this basic thesis and some of the related theoretical points that V. Suthakaran makes. However, the author agrees that the humanities and science should both be integral ideological components of the counseling profession.