University of Worcester Worcester Research and Publications
 
  USER PANEL:
  ABOUT THE COLLECTION:
  CONTACT DETAILS:

How Do You See Me? Coming Out in Counselling.

Evans, Margaret and Barker, Meg (2010) How Do You See Me? Coming Out in Counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, , 38 (4). pp. 375-391. ISSN 1469-3534 (electronic) 0306-9885 (print)

Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)

Abstract

Recent large-scale survey research has raised serious concerns in both the counselling community and the mass media about the ways in which counsellors work with lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) clients. The current questionnaire-based research focused on client experiences of their own, and their counsellor's, self-disclosures of sexuality. Most clients did not require counsellor disclosure. However, failure of the counsellor to disclose could result in problems and assumptions being made by the client. We conclude that LGB awareness is improving, but there is still much need for training in this area to challenge limiting assumptions by some counsellors and to avoid the need for clients to educate them.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information:

The electronic full-text cannot be supplied for this item. Please check availability with your local library or Interlibrary Requests Service.

Uncontrolled Keywords: bisexual, coming out, counselling, counsellor training, LGB
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
Depositing User: Janet Davidson
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2010 09:42
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2010 09:42
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/984

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item
 
     
Worcester Research and Publications is powered by EPrints 3 which is developed by the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. More information and software credits.