International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 184

Full Length Research Paper

Effectiveness of counselling services on retention rate of undergraduate students in selected universities in Kenya

Nyutu Jane Gathoni
  • Nyutu Jane Gathoni
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
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Merecia Ann Sirera and
  • Merecia Ann Sirera and
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
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Wilfridah Olaly
  • Wilfridah Olaly
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 18 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 21 March 2019
  •  Published: 30 April 2019

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