Career Counselling Individuals Experiencing Workplace Bullying


  • Charles P. Chen University of Toronto
  • Michelle Fung



career development, career theories, counselling interventions, workplace bullying


Workplace bullying is a pervasive career issue that impacts not only the victim’s vocational well-being, but also the perpetrator, witnesses, and organization. Since many victims of workplace bullying leave their jobs, counselors should be aware of these issues in order to effectively support clients through their transitional difficulties. This article provides a conceptual overview of workplace bullying by exploring the causes and effects of bullying on victims, perpetrators, and the organization. Implications for counseling victims of workplace bullying are discussed using insights from social cognitive career theory and work adjustment theory.


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Male sitting at computer desk with hands covering his face. Another persons finger is pointed at his head as in disaproval.




How to Cite

Chen, C. P., & Fung, M. (2024). Career Counselling Individuals Experiencing Workplace Bullying. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 23(1), 93–101.