Empirical Research Article
counselor preparation, psychodynamic, reflective practice
Counseling, Counselor Education, Mental Health Counseling
This constructivist grounded theory investigation explored the experiences and perceptions of seven counselors-in-training regarding psychodynamic theory and practice. Two categories, five themes including three subthemes, and a tentative theory which spoke to the experiences, perceptions, and attitudes of students regarding contemporary psychodynamic psychotherapy emerged. Implications for counselor education and the training of counselors are discussed.
Keywords: counselor preparation, psychodynamic, reflective practice
Smith, E. (2018). Why Should We Care? Psychodynamic Theory and Practice in Counselor Preparation. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 11(1). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/jcps/vol11/iss1/4