Jane E. Myers Sweeney
Professional Counselor & Professor
Department of Counseling & Educational Development
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Executive Director, Chi Sigma Iota, International


Biographical Sketch


The 5F-Wel
5F-Wel Translations
Wellness Articles

Research Summary

Gerontological Counseling


Jane E. Myers, Ph.D., is a Professional Counselor and Professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She received her Bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, Master's in rehabilitation counseling, specialist in counseling and educational administration, and doctorate in counselor education with certificate in gerontology from the University of Florida. Shes is a licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and National Certified Gerontological Counselor, and is Board Certified in Neurofeedback.

Dr. Myers' professional interests include wellness for persons of all ages and cultural backgrounds, mid-life and aging issues, assessment, and counselor education. With her husband, Dr. Tom Sweeney, she co-authored and edited Counseling for Wellness: Theory, Research, and Practice (2005) published by the American Counseling Association. This book describes two counseling-based wellness models, assessment instruments, and over two decades of wellness research by multiple authors, including over 40 doctoral dissertations completed at institutions in the United States and internationally. Tangible suggestions for applying the wellness models in education, community services, and business and industry settings.

Dr. Myers works with researchers internationally who share common interests in wellness. Most of this research uses the Indivisible Self Model of Wellness and the Five Factor Wellness Inventory (5F-Wel), which has been culturally adapted into multiple languages and cultures.

This is Dr. Thomas Foster's Cube Model of Wellness designed for counselor educators.

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