Negative Career Outlook and the Working Alliance in Career Counseling
Career Development Quarterly
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The authors investigated 3 dimensions of the working alliance—goal, task, and bond—and the reduction of negative career‐related thoughts. A pretest–posttest design revealed a significant reduction in negative career thoughts after an initial career counseling interview was provided to college students (N = 87). Regression analyses revealed that task predicted negative career thoughts. The findings offer evidence of the effectiveness of career counseling and of the contribution of working alliance to counseling as a process and outcome variable.
Career counseling; Career counseling effectiveness; College students; Negative career thoughts; Working alliance
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Perera, H. N.
Negative Career Outlook and the Working Alliance in Career Counseling.
Career Development Quarterly, 66(3),