Viewing clients, and their presenting issues, through the lens of their family systems often leads to insights and understandings that might remain obscured otherwise.
ACA members share personal stories of what they have done (and are currently doing) to stay fresh, inspired and energized over the long haul of a counseling career.
Work stress rarely takes a day off or remains confined to the office, instead spilling over into clients’ personal lives and relationships in ways that can do serious damage if left unchecked.
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.