Developmental relational counseling: Applications for counseling men

Thelma Duffey, Shane Haberstroh

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Developmental relational counseling (DRC) is a conceptual model designed to help people gain a deeper awareness of their relational functioning. DRC is informed by relational-cultural theory and influenced by the Enneagram personality typology and cognitive and narrative theories. This article outlines the DRC model in counseling practice with men. Men involved in counseling services may use this approach to expand their personal awareness and promote mutual understanding in their relationships.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-113
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Counseling and Development
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Enneagram personality
  • counseling men
  • creativity in counseling
  • developmental relational counseling
  • relational-cultural theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology


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