The unique challenges that face immigrant clients from Africa

The potential effectiveness of counseling is minimized when these clients’ varied and diverse experiences are overlooked or disregarded in the process of addressing presenting problems.

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Untangling trauma and grief after loss

Experiencing a sudden and unexpected loss can send people into a steep decline as they wrestle, often unknowingly, with elements of both trauma and grief.

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Discover Drexel’s online MS in Addictions Counseling

[Sponsored content] Drexel’s online Master of Science in Addictions Counseling program is designed to provide you with the ability to apply evidence-based practices to meet the needs of an ever-growing population of people experiencing drug and alcohol use disorders as well as behavioral (process) addictions.

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Voice of Experience: We are all writers

“When you stop and think about it, all therapists are writers in a way.”

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Pandemic telehealth: What have we learned?

Many counselors have changed their perspective on telehealth after a year spent interacting with clients via video, but that doesn’t mean a return to in-person sessions will be any less welcome.

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Voice of Experience: We are all writers

Words are carefully chosen, and my movements, facial expressions and use of silence in counseling sessions are my punctuation. If you aren’t doing something similar, you should be.

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Untangling trauma and grief after loss

Experiencing a sudden and unexpected loss can send people into a steep decline as they wrestle, often unknowingly, with elements of both trauma and grief.

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Pandemic telehealth: What have we learned?

Many counselors have changed their perspective on telehealth after a year spent interacting with clients via video, but that doesn’t mean a return to in-person sessions will be any less welcome.

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COVID-19 and the ‘casino effect’

Staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic has many parallels to the numbing, timeless experience of being on a casino floor. If recognized, we might use these observations to inform our understanding of some of the mental health pitfalls that our clients are currently experiencing.

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Counselors weigh in on weighted blankets

Do weighted blankets, often touted as a way to ease stress, anxiety, sleeplessness and other troubles, really help? Professional counselors share their thoughts.

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