Trauma doesn’t have to revolve around a large-scale, life-shattering event to have a profound and negative effect on clients’ mental health.
Those who are part of communities across the BIPOC spectrum face increased oppression and unique challenges because of the intersection of their cultural and LGBTQ+ identities.
Counselors are trying to help young clients who may not know how to talk about or even recognize the myriad ways the pandemic is affecting them.
Counselors who enter private practice often find themselves confronting the push and pull between their desire to provide empathic, client-focused care and the need to turn a profit.
Counselors are always looking for creative and inviting ways to better connect with clients, explore emotions, encourage new insights and reflections, and spur personal growth and development.