School counseling in the time of the coronavirus

School counselors are doing their best to maintain the social and emotional well-being of students in an educational environment unlike any other.

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Helping clients develop a healthy relationship with social media

Social media has an outsize influence on many people, making it imperative that counselors provide education, guidance and strategies to ensure that clients take control of the role it plays in their lives.

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Using existential-humanistic psychotherapy in the treatment of COVID-19 survivors

“My personal experience with COVID-19 has prompted me to write this article so that my fellow counselors will have guidelines for helping other COVID-19 survivors.”

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ACA online event encourages conversation about counselor stressors

Much of the discussion from panelists and attendees alike focused not just on the additional stress that counselors and clients have been experiencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic but also on the trauma, grief and exhaustion raised by recent social turmoil tied to systemic racism in America.

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Voice of Experience: The miracle of 28 days

“We have a new normal, and this will almost certainly, in some ways, be very good for us, good for the counseling profession and, most importantly, good for our clients.”

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ACA online event encourages conversation about counselor stressors

Much of the discussion from panelists and attendees alike focused not just on the additional stress that counselors and clients have been experiencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic but also on the trauma, grief and exhaustion raised by recent social turmoil tied to systemic racism in America.

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Voice of Experience: The miracle of 28 days

This current pandemic is changing the way we do business, and that change isn’t going away when the virus eventually fades away. I predict that some of our clients will never choose to go back to the way it was. And maybe they shouldn’t.

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Self-injury: An overview for counselors

By building an understanding of the motivations for nonsuicidal self-injury, counselors can develop detailed plans that address clients’ underlying issues.

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A beginner’s guide to client confabulation

Confabulation has the potential to compromise screening, assessment and treatment planning, making it a crucial clinical phenomenon for mental health professionals to understand and address in practice.

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