Title

Exploring Counselor Perceptions of Stress and Burnout when Working with Children of High Conflict Divorce: Implications for Training

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Department

Counseling

Date of Award

Fall 2020

Abstract

Many counselors who work with children will experience working with a case of high conflict divorce. These cases are known to present unique challenges and may prove difficult for counselors to appropriately manage ethically, professionally, personally, and therapeutically. The following Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis endeavors to gain understanding of how high conflict divorce cases impact professional counselors who work with the children involved. It proposes unique and similar content areas derived from the analysis that can be utilized in further exploration of this phenomenon.Keywords: High conflict divorce, children, counselors, burnout, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.

Advisor

Erika Schmit

Subject Categories

Counseling | Social and Behavioral Sciences

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