Recovering from the trauma of infidelity

Professional counselors play an important role in helping couples and individuals process and heal from the emotionally charged experience of confronting a betrayal in their relationship.

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Counseling clients into new territory: Five steps to redefine a foundation

“We do not fill the role of advice givers as counselors, but if we’re not asking questions that encourage our clients to explore what’s true for them, then we are doing a disservice to them and to ourselves.”

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Marathon vs. sprint: Building a sustainable career as a professional counselor

ACA members share personal stories of what they have done (and are currently doing) to stay fresh, inspired and energized over the long haul of a counseling career.

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Spotlight on: The ACA Graduate Student Ethics Awards for Doctoral Degree Students winner

Award-winning essay by doctoral students Connie Elkins, Jay Tift and John Bender of Lindsey Wilson College

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Spotlight on: The ACA Graduate Student Ethics Awards for Master’s Degree Students winner

Award-winning essay by master’s-level students Samantha Burton, Ingrid R. Pipes, Ben Stoviak and Katie Voorman of Carlow University

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Recovering from the trauma of infidelity

Professional counselors play an important role in helping couples and individuals process and heal from the emotionally charged experience of confronting a betrayal in their relationship.

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COVID-19 update and resources

The American Counseling Association is working to keep its members and the public informed as the new coronavirus, COVID-19, becomes an increasing reality and issue of concern across the United States.

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Counseling in jail

Working as a counselor at an adult detention facility bears little resemblance to more “traditional” counseling, but the focus remains on treating each person as a human being while listening to stories of unresolved grief, tragedy and trauma.

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