Cover Stories

Fertile grounds for bullying

By Laurie Meyers April 21, 2016

Bullying isn’t just for kids anymore. In the past 10 to 15 years, recognition has grown that bullying goes beyond taunts in the schoolyard. Adults can encounter it at work, “traditional” bullying is now enhanced and magnified by online or cyberbullying, and those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) can experience…continue reading

Coping with college

By Laurie Meyers March 28, 2016

Often parentally micromanaged, pressured by high expectations, grappling with depression and anxiety, a bit socially awkward or just a little bit lost in a strange new world, today’s college students are seeking counseling in greater numbers than did previous generations, according to college counselors and other experts. Those who counsel students point to various factors for…continue reading

Influential thinkers

By Bethany Bray February 29, 2016

Who are the major influences on today’s counseling professionals? What voices, both within and outside of the profession, are counselors listening to and intently following? Recently, Counseling Today posed these questions to a random assortment of American Counseling Association members and a few select counseling leaders. The responses were as diverse as the association’s membership.…continue reading

Immigration’s growing impact on counseling

By Laurie Meyers January 27, 2016

They come by air, land and sea. In airplanes, on overcrowded boats, aboard shipping vessels, by train or even on foot. They are immigrants and refugees looking for the same things as previous generations of people who willingly came to the United States: hope, sanctuary and the possibility of a better life. Everyone in the…continue reading