Client Experiences of Mindfulness Meditation in Counseling: A Qualitative Study
Using qualitative methodology, the authors explored the experiences of 8 clients who received a 5-minute mindfulness meditation (MM) as implemented by 6 counseling students during a counseling session. Themes that emerged included (a) variations in individual experiences; (b) mental, physical, and emotional components of the experience; (c) perceptions of MM; (d) preferences for MM; and (e) implications for continued practice of MM.
O'Brien, Veronica; and Likis-Werle, Elizabeth. 2020. Client Experiences of Mindfulness Meditation in Counseling: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Humanistic Counseling. Vol.59(1). 20-37. https://doi.org/10.1002/johc.12127 ISSN: 2159-0311