Intimate partner violence among LGBTQ+ individuals often goes unacknowledged and untreated, despite occurring at rates equal to or greater than those experienced by heterosexual couples.
Solutions to the nationwide mental health provider shortage are often as complex as the reasons behind it.
As telebehavioral health continues to reshape the profession, counselors are adapting the clinical skills they use for in-person therapy to better fit an online environment.
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.