This research was funded by Age to Age Counseling, PC.
Revealing the Power of Practitioner Relationships: An Action-Driven Inquiry of Counselor Wellness
Article first published online: 10 OCT 2013
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The Journal of Humanistic Counseling
Volume 52, Issue 2, pages 177–190, October 2013
How to Cite
NESWALD-POTTER, R. E., BLACKBURN, S. A. and NOEL, J. J. (2013), Revealing the Power of Practitioner Relationships: An Action-Driven Inquiry of Counselor Wellness. Jrnl Humanistic Counseling, 52: 177–190. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1939.2013.00041.x
- Issue published online: 10 OCT 2013
- Article first published online: 10 OCT 2013
- Received 05/26/10; Revised 11/09/10; Accepted 08/15/11
This study examined practicing counselors' definitions of wellness and how counselors maintain professional wellness over time. Findings indicated counselors are adept at balancing personal and professional wellness and that relationships, in particular, are important for maintaining balance. Implications and recommendations within a humanistic practice setting are discussed.