In this article, the results of an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis qualitative research study are presented. This study explored the experiences of counselors-in-training learning how to conduct telehealth counseling during their practicum experience. Telehealth counseling was implemented for training due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Results highlighted the five superordinate themes of participants: (1) importance of relationships, (2) emotional awareness; (3) counselor development; (4) belief in counseling; and (5) skill acquisition. Participant quotes are included to convey the essence of their experiences. Following the presentation of results, a discussion with implications and the need for future research is presented.
Gallo, Laura L.; Moro, Regina; and Moran, Molly
"Students’ Experiences Conducting Telehealth Counseling During a Pandemic,"
Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision: Vol. 2:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol2/iss1/3