From Combat to Counseling: Getting started in counseling military clients

Dedicating your professional career to serving those who served and those who care for them is admirable and not to be taken lightly.

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Fostering immigrant communities of healing

For many immigrants, both their journey to and their experiences in the United States can be traumatizing, but they are unlikely to access help from counselors unless counselors themselves work to mitigate some of the barriers.

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Living with — and beyond — OCD

Counselors can provide support to clients with OCD as they learn to lean into their discomfort and confront the fear-inducing and sometimes debilitating effects of the disorder.

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Straddling two worlds

Because immigrants often feel like they are straddling two worlds — their origin country and their new one — identity development is complex and critical for this population.

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Reconciling disability studies with mental health counseling

Whereas the disability studies field seeks increased acceptance and accommodation of disability in society, the counseling field often seeks to treat or prevent psychiatric disability. Would it be possible for me to reconcile both of these goals and perspectives?

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Living with — and beyond — OCD

Counselors can provide support to clients with OCD as they learn to lean into their discomfort and confront the fear-inducing and sometimes debilitating effects of the disorder.

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Fostering immigrant communities of healing

For many immigrants, both their journey to and their experiences in the United States can be traumatizing, but they are unlikely to access help from counselors unless counselors themselves work to mitigate some of the barriers.

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Straddling two worlds

Because immigrants often feel like they are straddling two worlds — their origin country and their new one — identity development is complex and critical for this population.

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Hey, Siri: Did you break confidentiality, or did I?

As counselors, we understand there are some limits to confidentiality. However, voice assistant technologies in cell phones and other devices have the capability to leak what clients and counselors once believed to be confidential information.

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When the caring is too much

The mental health needs of veterinarians and veterinary students are increasingly coming to light as more research is conducted on the stresses and strains under which these professionals operate.

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