Starting a new career in counseling later in life taught one new counseling professional a few important lessons.
Because sexuality is a central part of the human experience, counselors need to be trained and prepared to broach the topic in session.
The third edition of A Contemporary Approach to Substance Use Disorders and Addiction Counseling includes new sections on harm reduction strategies, medication-assisted therapy and the use of telebehavioral health therapy in treatment.
Two clinical supervisors share their advice on how to create successful consultation groups, which reduce isolation, provide clinical support, foster professional growth and improve client outcomes.
Loneliness is a growing public health concern, but counselors can help clients examine the underlying cause of this feeling and learn to rebuild their connections to others.