Professional counselors possess the skills to mold groups that offer caregivers a safe place to voice their strong feelings and stressful experiences while receiving authentic empathic understanding in return.
A creative and cathartic drawing exercise that gives clients insights into the ways they miscommunicate can move couples past the blame game and toward stronger relationships.
With their emphasis on human development, prevention, ecosystems and wellness, counselors are well-positioned to address the unique service needs of the pediatric population.
To work effectively with these clients, counselors must acknowledge the institutionalized racism and race-based oppression that influence clients’ trauma experiences and trauma responses.
Using metaphors in trauma work can provide clients with a much-needed bridge to understanding and normalizing their experiences.