Fatphobia: How can counselors do better?

Weight stigma can show in counseling, so clinicians need to work to dismantle it both in themselves and in their clients.

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Treating depression by focusing on solutions and acceptance

Solution-focused brief therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy are effective — yet underutilized — clinical approaches counselors can use to help clients with depressive symptoms.

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Voice of Experience: Self-assessment and professional growth

Obtaining a professional counseling license should be the beginning of supervision and self-growth, not the end of it.

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The emotional effects of cancer

Counselors need to be prepared to help clients who are undergoing cancer treatment process a range of emotions, including loss, anxiety, resentment and anger.

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Sliding Scale Rates: A Slippery Slope?

[Sponsored Content] … And how to use them effectively! Want to offer appointments using sliding scale rates? There are some real benefits to doing so, but the logistics can feel overwhelming! Click through to learn common mistakes therapists make and a few best practices.

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The emotional effects of cancer

Counselors need to be prepared to help clients who are undergoing cancer treatment process a range of emotions, including loss, anxiety, resentment and anger.

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Incorporating clients’ faith in counseling

Faith can play an important role in a client’s healing process, but a lack of knowledge and training often makes counselors hesitant to incorporate it into the therapeutic session.

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Embracing fandom in counseling

Counselors can build rapport with clients who belong to fandoms by creating a safe environment, incorporating fandom in session and acknowledging the important role it can play in their lives.

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A beginner’s guide to alexithymia

Because alexithymia can be a risk factor for a range of mental health problems, counselors need to know how to identify and treat the symptoms of this condition.

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