Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, readers will be able to

  • describe what is termination and abandonment,
  • articulate the essence of professional ethics concerning counseling termination,
  • describe the specifics in the process of counseling termination,
  • explain the common issues involved in termination,
  • describe the crucial steps taken to achieve successful termination, and
  • depict the essentials of terminating relationships with their supervisors and other counseling staff.