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Transformational learning experiences : a conversation with counselors about their personal and professional developmental journeys

Author: Michelle Kelley Shuler; Elizabeth Keller-Dupree; Katrina Cook, (Counselor)
Publisher: Lanham [Maryland] : Hamilton Books, [2017] ©2017
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"Embarking on a journey to become a counselor does more than prepare a person for a new and rewarding career. Relational, training and life experiences all contribute to transformational encounters that change who the person is and who he or she will be as a future counselor. Each counselor's journey is unique, as is each counselor ..."--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Transformational learning experiences.
Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, [2017]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Kelley Shuler; Elizabeth Keller-Dupree; Katrina Cook, (Counselor)
ISBN: 9780761868088 0761868089
OCLC Number: 962825462
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Section One: Transformation in life experiences --
Transformational cultural, religious, and spiritual experiences --
Perceptions of new mothers and new professors in academic stories from the front lines --
Meaningful turning points: a narrative exploration of how I became a counselor educator --
History impacts reality: how parental divorce affected my beliefs about committed realtionships, and what I decided to do about it --
Life's BIG decisions: should I start a family while pursuing an advanced degree? --
Section Two: Transformation in relational experiences (self and others) --
Critical moments in personal and professional development: searching for a sense of belonging --
From the inside out: dealing effectively with client anger --
Becoming a Puerto Rican counselor: how my twins served as my ethnic mirrors --
Confronting the inposter: addressing anxiety and self-doubt as a counselor --
In my skin --
The invitation of a dying man --
Embracing the dark --
Crossing borders: understanding the Muslim experience from a non-Muslim perspective --
Integrating the dark with the light: learning from a professional sanction --
Section Three: Transformation in training experiences --
The laws of aerodynamics don't pertain to bumble bees --
Planting seeds, blossoming careers, and Birkenstocks --
School counselors and illness-related trauma: personal reflections from an African outreach experience --
Creative arts in clinical supervision --
Research mentoring: an empowering process for the protege and mentor --
Better together: a personal exploration of a co-counselor relationship --
My process and development through group process --
Counselor, now thyself --
Learning to not work harder than your clients --
To walk in humility: lesson learned in the Indian country.
Responsibility: edited by Michelle Kelley Shuler, Elizabeth Keller-Dupree, and Katrina Cook.


The authors presented here allowed themselves to be vulnerable as they shared their own unique journeys and experiences that led them to be the counselor they are today, in the hopes that they may  Read more...


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It is a rare experience in today's saturated literature market to read something that both inspires and transforms one's soul. Drs. Shuler, Keller-Dupree, and Cook have managed to do both by creating Read more...

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