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Personal Therapy for the Student Therapist

Many graduate programs in counseling and psychology at least recommend, if not provide, personal therapy for their students. Even when the program doesn’t promote it, many students voluntarily get involved with at least some personal therapeutic work. In 1994, a survey of psychologists by Kenneth Pope and Barbara Tabachnick (published in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice) found that 84% had participated in therapy for their own healing and/or growth even though only 13% had graduated from programs that required it. 86% of their participants reported that they found the therapy to be helpful. More recent studies confirm their conclusions. Participants in a 2013 dissertation study by Eric Everson, M.A. (Marquette University), for example, reported that therapy while in graduate training had a beneficial influence on their functioning personally, academically and clinically. Why do your own therapy? Here are some of the important reasons to include personal therapy in your

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