Having a child with autism affects the entire family system, meaning counselors must take a wide-angle and long-term view when determining how best to offer guidance and encouragement.
For cancer survivors, the in-the-trenches treatment may be complete, but their processing and healing are just beginning.
ACA has invested in a multiyear project that would finally allow professional counselors to move seamlessly from one state to another without jumping through hoops to secure a new license.
Professional counselors play an important role in helping couples and individuals process and heal from the emotionally charged experience of confronting a betrayal in their relationship.
The question is not whether counselors will make mistakes and have missteps over the course of a career but what they will learn from them when they do.