Because Black women in the United States face an alarmingly higher rate of maternal mortality and mental health conditions, counselors should be prepared to help clients manage their mental health while also advocating for quality care from health providers.
Counselors who understand the complexities of generational trauma can help clients acknowledge the role it plays in their lives, find healing and ultimately break the cycle.
Caregiving is challenging at any age, but older adults who find themselves in this role face unique stressors that can affect their own well-being.
Solution-focused brief therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy are effective — yet underutilized — clinical approaches counselors can use to help clients with depressive symptoms.
Friction between parents and teenage children is an inevitable part of adolescent development, but often the parents need as much — if not more — work in counseling as the teen to build the skills needed to navigate conflict.