Geronimus I.A., Orlova E.V. Psychological peculiarities of professional self-realization and self-determination in counselors working for telephone emergency services

Full text in Russian: Геронимус И.А., Орлова Е.В. Психологические особенности профессиональной самореализации и профессионального самоопределения консультантов службы «Телефон доверия»
Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

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Based on self-realization concept theoretical analyses of activity of counseling psychologists who work for telephone emergency services was conducted. Peculiarities of professional self-realization and self-determination in phone counseling psychologists are compared with those in other professionals. The empirical study (N = 53) revealed the relationship between personality self-realization level and career planning efforts and efforts to find personal meaning in professional activity. The following factors of successful self-realization within telephone counseling were identified: opportunity to get the professional support and striving for accomplishment of the social mission.

Keywords: professional self-realization, self-determination, telephone counseling, telephone emergency service

 

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Received 15 December 2011. Date of publication: 20 August 2012.

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Geronimus Ivan A. Ph.D. Student, Higher School of Economics (National Research University); Psychologist, Department “Kids Helpline”, Center for emergency psychological assistance, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, ul. Sretenka, str. 29, 127051 Moscow, Russia.
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Orlova Elena V. M.Sci., Psychologist, Department “Kids Helpline”, Center for emergency psychological assistance, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, ul. Sretenka, str. 29, 127051 Moscow, Russia.
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Geronimus I.A., Orlova E.V. Psychological peculiarities of professional self-realization and self-determination in counselors working for telephone emergency services. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2012, Vol. 5, No. 24, p. 8. http://psystudy.ru (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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