Is a passion for helping others enough to carry counselors through an entire career, or is it sometimes necessary to f ind other sources of inspiration?
Clients with family histories of mental illness sometimes feel defeated right out of the gate, but counselors can spread an empowering message that genetics aren’t necessarily destiny when it comes to mental health.
Simone Lambert provides a wide-angle view of her recently completed year as ACA president and highlights some of the issues likely to influence the counseling profession’s direction for years to come.
Impulse-control disorders can exert a firm grip on children and adults alike, and if left unaddressed, they can end up wreaking havoc, not just for the individuals who have them but for everyone else in their orbit.
Heather Trepal didn’t initially set out to become a counselor, but as she takes the reins as ACA’s 68th president, no one questions her drive and desire to advocate for the profession she grew to love.