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Self-care, Stress, Counseling Students


Self-care behavior is recognized as an important component for the helping professional who practices in the field of counseling or who is training to become a helping professional. Occupational stress and burnout in the field of counseling is of great concern. This study examined the practice of self-care among master level counseling students to determine their present level of self-care behavior and its impact on their level of stress. A survey was conducted and the results indicated that lower levels of self-care increased levels of stress among master level counseling students.


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Mayorga, M. G., de Vries, S. R., & Wardle, E. A. (2015). The practice of self-care among counseling students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 8(3), 21-28. Available on ERIC.