Loneliness is a growing public health concern, but counselors can help clients examine the underlying cause of this feeling and learn to rebuild their connections to others.
Without the awareness and willingness to acknowledge how they have benefited from cultural racism, white counselors risk creating fractured alliances and distrust in the therapeutic process.
Edil Torres Rivera, ACA’s 72nd president, shares how his Puerto Rican heritage and the women in his life have made him the counselor and scholar he is today.
Making friends isn’t always easy, but it can be especially challenging for neurodivergent adults.
Over the past year, ACA President Kimberly Frazier has worked hard to move the counseling profession and ACA forward with her three spotlight initiatives.