Voice of Experience: Billing guilt

“I completely understand why we feel guilty about charging as professional counselors. After all, we are helpers, not mercenaries. But few things in life are free.”

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A collective voice: Indigenous resilience and a call for advocacy

“Non-Native counselors looking to work in Native American communities need to acknowledge that they are outsiders. Even though counselors may have good intentions, they will nevertheless need to prove themselves.”

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Celebrating the role of rehabilitation counseling

Rehabilitation counseling is a counseling specialty that embraces social justice, multiculturalism, disability advocacy and inclusion.

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@TechCounselor: Navigating social media with teens

Keeping up with the ways in which technology is changing our relationships and world can be a lot of work, but we cannot allow ourselves to take our hands off the wheel.

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Helping clients grow from loss

Posttraumatic growth should never be pushed on clients, but having a counselor attuned to growth may be the missing piece that helps them become more resilient in the face of traumatic loss.

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Voice of Experience: Billing guilt

"I completely understand why we feel guilty about charging as professional counselors. After all, we are helpers, not mercenaries. But few things in life are free."

Online Exclusives

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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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Helping clients grow from loss

Posttraumatic growth should never be pushed on clients, but having a counselor attuned to growth may be the missing piece that helps them become more resilient in the face of traumatic loss.

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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.