Journal of Counseling and Development : JCD

The Journal of Counseling & Development is a quarterly journal published by Long Island University in Brookville, N.Y. Founded in 1921, its subject is human development and counseling. Its audience is composed of academics, professional counselors and human resource professionals.

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 4, Fall

Anti-Semitism and Insensitivity toward Jews by the Counseling Profession: A Gentile's View on the Problem and His Hope for Reconciliation-A Response to Weinrach (2002)
In the summer 2002 issue of the Journal of Counseling& Development (JCD), Dr. Stephen Weinrach of Villanova University published an article titled "The Counseling Profession's Relationship to Jews and the Issues That Concern Them: More Than a Case...
Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory to the Empowerment of Battered Women
During the past 30 years, the issues of domestic violence and battered women have received increasing attention both nationally and globally through media campaigns, legislation initiatives, and research conducted in disciplines such as criminal justice,...
Borderline Personality Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Time for Integration?
Within the last decade, the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in women has become a fixture in mental health circles (Becker, 2000). It has been suggested that the increase in such BPD diagnoses in women has its genesis in the revisions...
Critical Incidents in Student Counselor Development
Throughout the history of counselor education, it has been observed that students studying to be counselors change as they progress through the educational process (Brown & Srebalus, 1996; Stoltenberg, 1998). As we have focused on students' cognitive...
Experiential Activities and Multicultural Counseling Competence Training
The growing number of ethnic and racial minorities in the United States during the past four decades has led to an increased attention to the unique needs of these individuals (Atkinson, Morten, & Sue, 1998). This attention has been further heightened...
Genetic Counseling: Implications for Community Counselors
The current rapid advances in decoding and understanding the human ,genome have profound implications for people's health and quality of life. With the advances in medical knowledge and technology come challenges for individuals facing decisions about...
How Close Are We? Measuring Intimacy and Examining Gender Differences
Throughout the ages, love has both delighted and puzzled those in its thrall. People knew how wonderful it was to be in love and in a close relationship but had difficulty expressing the exact definition of that feeling. As Beilby Porteus wrote in...
I Am My Brother's (and Sister's) Keeper: Jewish Values and the Counseling Process
Dr. Mark Kiselica (2003) is to be congratulated for his comprehensive, supportive, and sensitive analysis of my article "The Counseling Profession's Relationship to Jews and the Issues That Concern Them: More Than a Case of Selective Awareness" (Weinrach,...
New and Practical Sections in the Journal of Counseling & Development: Information for the Prospective Author and the Readership
The Journal of Counseling & Development (JCD) will be inaugurating two new sections, "Book and Media Reviews" and "Best Practices," as described below. Prospective researchers also need to be cognizant of the guidelines regarding effect sizes....
Physical Activity and Exercise: Implications for Counselors
For several decades, researchers have discussed the potential of physical exercise as a mental health intervention. Exercise has often been identified as a key to increasing the quality of life and longevity and has been correlated with many aspects...
Refining Measurement of Career Indecision Types: A Validity Study
Career indecision is a common presenting problem for students seeking counseling at high school guidance offices and college counseling centers. Recent research indicates that 10% of college-bound students are undecided about their college major and...
Self-Injurious Behaviors: Assessment and Diagnosis
Public interest in self-injurious behaviors (SIB) has I increased rapidly in recent years. The media and popular literature have begun to address the issue of SIB, and counselors have had an increasing number of clients presenting with SIB. Minor forms...
Themes of Hope and Healing: Infertile Couples' Experiences of Adoption
Despite significant social changes in the role options afforded to women and men in North American cultures, parenthood continues to be an important life goal for most adults (Ireland, 1993). However, for approximately 17% of couples, the desire to...
The Rape Myth and Blame-Based Beliefs of Counselors-in-Training toward Male Victims of Rape
The sexual assault of men is an important issue that has been underexamined in the counseling literature. Regarding the scope of the problem, the available research suggests that men constitute at least 5% to 10% of all sexual assault victims (Coxell...
White Racial Identity Development and Religious Orientation
During the last 40 years, researchers have studied the relationship between psychological development and religion (see Worthington, 1989 for an extensive review of the literature regarding psychological and religious development). For example, studies...