Rick Balkin inspires and educates future and current counselors through his contributions on practicing forgiveness and working with teenagers in crisis.
Counselors are using happiness interventions to help clients redefine happiness and live a more fulfilling life.
Stigma, fear and a lack of training cause many counselors to feel unprepared and vulnerable when faced with sexualized transference.
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.