Counselors will inevitably be confronted by countertransference, but by learning to recognize and manage it, an experience that has sometimes been stigmatized can become a tool for professional and personal growth.
Three counselors share lessons learned so that other clinicians can enter private practice with eyes wide open — both to the challenges and the opportunities.
With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, counselors are being forced to consider the potential pros and cons in their work with clients.
When clinicians shy away from engaging in therapy themselves, they are limiting their ability to be effective counselors.
Uncovering the childhood genesis of unresolved wounding, relational patterns and conflicts can help couples reach new levels of understanding and compassion.