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Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. 2014, 2(1), 17-23
DOI: 10.12691/rpbs-2-1-4
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An Integrative Model of Recovery: A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of Six Counseling Doctoral Students

Courtney McKim1, , Jane Warren1, Amanuel Haile Asfaw1, Robert Balich1, Meaghan Nolte1, Deb Perkins1, Grant Sasse1 and Noor Syamilah Zakaria1

1Professional Studies, University of Wyoming, Laramie WY, USA

Pub. Date: March 13, 2014

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Courtney McKim, Jane Warren, Amanuel Haile Asfaw, Robert Balich, Meaghan Nolte, Deb Perkins, Grant Sasse and Noor Syamilah Zakaria. An Integrative Model of Recovery: A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of Six Counseling Doctoral Students. Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. 2014; 2(1):17-23. doi: 10.12691/rpbs-2-1-4


The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore how six counselor education doctoral students perceive recovery. The objective of the study was to understand counselors-in-training view of recovery. Findings revealed five themes: mind, feelings, body, support, and spirituality, all interconnected with a holistic center. Based on the findings, counselor educators should encourage doctoral students to reflect on their perspectives of recovery.

recovery counselor education perceptions qualitative

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