Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The experience of cultivating self-compassion in counseling
by Genre, Marnie Neyhart, Ph.D., University of Holy Cross, 2016, 161; 10307078
Abstract (Summary)

Self-compassion is associated with resilience, reduced psychopathology and general well-being, making it an important target in therapeutic work. This qualitative study used heuristic inquiry to explore clients’ experiences with learning to cultivate self-compassion in counseling. Specific themes revealed key aspects of the process, including benefits and challenges as well as counselor qualities.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Morris, Matt
Commitee:
School: University of Holy Cross
School Location: United States -- Louisiana
Source: DAI-B 78/08(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Counseling Psychology, Clinical psychology
Keywords: Counseling client experience, Counseling process, Heuristic inquiry, Qualitative methodology, Self-compassion
Publication Number: 10307078
ISBN: 9781369516593
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