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Scholars have examined globalization for many years in terms of its impact on individuals, but it remains a concept not often discussed in the counseling literature (Paredes et al., 2008). As counseling transforms from a Western-based practice to a global phenomenon, it is important to understand counseling within an international context. In this article, the ways in which the process of globalization are currently impacting the field of counseling, implications and future research directions are examined.

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©National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. (NBCC). This document was published with permission from the journal. It was originally published in the The Professional Counselor.