Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type

Empirical Research Article


wellness, the Indivisible Self, counseling students, counselor preparation

Subject Area

Counselor Education, Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling


The authors conducted a phenomenological qualitative study of counselor students’ experiences of learning about wellness guided by the Indivisible Self (Myers & Sweeney, 2004). Participants (N = 11 ) engaged in the experiential wellness activities during co-curricular group meetings throughout one academic year. Data were analyzed and three themes emerged: Wellness Considerations, Wellness Connections, and Wellness Applications. Limitations and directions for future research are illustrated.



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