Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process

@inproceedings{Veach2018FacilitatingTG,
  title={Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process},
  author={Patricia M Veach and Bonnie LeRoy and Nancy P. Callanan},
  booktitle={Springer International Publishing},
  year={2018}
}
Genetic counselor use of self‐involving responses in a clinical setting: A qualitative investigation
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Whether clinical genetic counselors use self-involving responses with their patients, reasons for doing so, and their perceptions of when and why the responses work well versus poorly are explored are explored. Expand
Differences in genetic counseling student responses to intense patient affect: A study of students in North American programs.
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Findings that clinical experience affects how participants responded to patient affect support the essential role of applied experience and support training and supervision to help genetic counseling students in North America learn ways to respond to strong patient emotions and recognize and manage countertransference. Expand
Influence of genetic counselor medical history on specialty and psychosocial practice in North America.
A personal or family medical history is inherently part of a genetic counselor's life story. Yet, the degree to which this history influences counselors' clinical specialty choice and professionalExpand
Countertransference
Genetic counseling graduate training to address religion and spirituality in clinical practice: A qualitative exploration of programs in North America
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Suggestions for enriching the R/S training in genetic Counseling graduate programs in order to prepare students to facilitate discussions around patients' religion and/or spirituality in genetic counseling sessions are provided. Expand
Patient Anger
Genetic counselor and proxy patient perceptions of genetic counselor responses to prenatal patient self‐disclosure requests: Skillfulness is in the eye of the beholder
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Perceived skillfulness of genetic counselor self‐disclosures and non‐disclosure and counselor intentions and response type appear to influence perceptions, and counselors and patients may not always agree in their perceptions. Expand
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