The pandemic has given rise to some very specific worries that threaten to exert control over clients’ thoughts and behaviors, leaving counselors to rethink how they approach treatment.
COVID-19 has largely redefined where people work, how people work and the workplace challenges that confront employees as they try to make ends meet.
Despite its emphasis on cultural competency, the counseling profession faces a daunting challenge in trying to meet the fast-growing demand for bilingual and bicultural services.
Clients still need to process the death of a person with whom they had a rocky, toxic or strained relationship, even if they don’t express feelings of sadness or recognize the death as a true loss.
Counselors must avoid common misconceptions and take a holistic view of gifted children to better assess and treat their mental health needs.