Wellness is a framework that allows counselors to treat clients holistically and leverage their strengths to address not only presenting concerns but also overall life satisfaction.
The road to recovery is rarely smooth, but counselors can help clients process the pitfalls that led them to addiction and avoid the potholes that can lead to relapse.
Social media has an outsize influence on many people, making it imperative that counselors provide education, guidance and strategies to ensure that clients take control of the role it plays in their lives.
Counselors have a role to play not only in helping clients cope with the mental health effects of climate change but also in fostering climate resilience in communities.
Counselors can help clients heal from racial trauma and take steps to intervene in the racist systems that negatively affect the mental health of Black Americans.