Combining Career and Couples Counseling for College Students: A Narrative Approach

Gibbons, Melinda M.; Shurts, W. Matthew
September 2010
Journal of College Counseling;Fall2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p169
Academic Journal
Career and personal counseling have been dichotomized as distinct practices in much of the counseling literature. However, many college students seek counseling for career development and romantic relationship issues occurring concomitantly. A model for addressing career and relationship issues with heterosexual college couples in a group format is presented. An approach grounded in narrative theory is described, and case examples are provided to illustrate the model.


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