Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type

Empirical Research Article


social determinants of health, counselor education, phenomenology, social justice

Subject Area

Counselor Education


A phenomenological study was conducted to understand eight counselor educators’ experiences teaching about social determinants of health. The analysis yielded three themes: educator identity, motivations, and challenges. Implications for counselor educators preparing future counselors to be leaders in multiculturalism, social justice, and advocacy are provided.



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