The Professional Counselor: Research & Practice
Using qualitative research methods interviews were conducted with college students regarding the sources they used in generating perceptions of professional counselors. Respondents believed that word of mouth, media sources, and personal experiences were responsible for their understandings of professional counselors. The findings have applications for leaders in professional counseling organizations.
College students, professional counselors
Firmin, M., Wantz, R., Firmin, R., & Johnson, C. (2012). Sources by which students perceive professional counselors' effectiveness. The Professional Counselor: Research & Practice (2), 33-42.