“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.”
As counselors committed to improving social justice, promoting growth, supporting healing, and championing thriving, we offer a pathway to consider a more informed perspective and tools for advocacy.
Rehabilitation counseling is a counseling specialty that embraces social justice, multiculturalism, disability advocacy and inclusion.
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.
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.