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.
Counselors can serve as a steadying presence as individuals, families and caregivers confront the array of challenges and intense emotions that follow an Alzheimer’s disease or dementia diagnosis.
Counselors share the lessons they’ve learned along the way in their efforts to translate the ideal of multicultural competence into practical action.
When it comes to assessing for and treating depression in clients, counselors must be careful to steer clear of one-size-fits-all thinking.
A counseling license doesn’t inoculate practitioners against wrestling with “what if” thinking, struggling with problems in their home life and personal relationships, or experiencing some of the same hardships that they help clients walk through.