Regardless of how old the person sitting in our office or classroom is, engaged learning can happen in countless forms, as can growth through stepping out of one’s comfort zone.
Simone Lambert provides a wide-angle view of her recently completed year as ACA president and highlights some of the issues likely to influence the counseling profession’s direction for years to come.
It’s true that there are many common factors among those who serve in or are affiliated with the military, but there are a large number of differences too. Age, ethnicity, gender, period of service, full time or part time, combat or not — all of these factors have their own impact on the experiences of military-affiliated clients.
When conducting clinical interviews, the types, manner and context of questions have the potential to result in false responses, with implications for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.
Misconceptions abound about religious minorities in Western societies, but counselors can take the lead in widening the tent and welcoming those of other faith traditions.