VISTAS Counselor Education and Supervision

VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.

Barriers to Wellness for Counseling Students

Qu’Nesha S. Hinton and Lloyd R. Goodwin, Jr.


There is a paucity of professional literature on counseling students who may experience a unique set of stressors and barriers to wellness. This article identifies potential barriers to wellness and self-care for counseling students. Implications for counselor education programs, including suggestions on removing barriers to wellness, are discussed.

Keywords: counseling students, barriers, wellness, self-care

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