Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Counseling Services among Chinese International Students: Acculturation, Ethnic Identity, and English Proficiency

Jiaqi Li, Aretha Faye Marbley, Loretta J. Bradley, William Lan

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Abstract

The authors examined the help-seeking attitudes of 109 Chinese international students studying in the United States. Results revealed that significant relationships exist among acculturation, ethnic identity, English proficiency, and attitudes toward seeking professional counseling services. Limitations and recommendations for future research are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-76
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Keywords

  • English proficiency
  • acculturation
  • ethnic identity

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