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Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations
This is a phenomenological study on the experience of wellness of counselor education students who are mothers. The study used seven participants in two rounds of interviews and one focus group. Participants were of varying stages of motherhood and at different points in their doctoral journey. Findings included participants' views of motherhood and womanhood, sacrifices and rewards, counselor education program support, wellness, and dissonance of multiple roles. Findings were compared within and across cases using themes and categories. Suggestions for further research are made as well as implications for this population and counselor education.
Pierce, Latoya, "The Experience of Wellness for Counselor Education Doctoral Students Who are Mothers" (2005). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. Paper 308.