A Meaning-Centered Career Intervention: A Case Study

  • Lin LhotellierEmail author
  • Caroline Arnoux-Nicolas
  • Laurent Sovet


An innovative framework for career intervention focused on meaning was developed on the basis of a joint research project carried out over several years (Bernaud et al., 2015). This framework includes seven to eight 2-hour sessions held approximately once a week. The purpose of the present chapter is to introduce a case study with a focus on analyzing the interactions between counselor and client, as well as the qualitative effectiveness of the career intervention. The importance of exploring both the quantitative and qualitative effects of a meaning-centered career intervention is discussed with respect to the challenges of career counseling in a postmodern context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lin Lhotellier
    • 1
    Email author
  • Caroline Arnoux-Nicolas
    • 2
  • Laurent Sovet
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche sur le Travail et le DéveloppementConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance
  2. 2.Centre de Recherche sur la Formation et Centre de Recherche sur le Travail et le DéveloppementConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire Adaptations Travail-IndividuUniversité Paris DescartesBoulogne-BillancourtFrance

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