Revealing the Power of Practitioner Relationships: An Action-Driven Inquiry of Counselor Wellness


  • This research was funded by Age to Age Counseling, PC.

concerning this article should be addressed to Rhonda E. Neswald-Potter, Counseling Programs, Walden University, PO Box 608, Cedar Crest, NM 87008 (e-mail:


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.