By using practical, attachment-informed approaches, counselors can build effective therapeutic alliances with youth frequently dismissed as being ‘resistant.’
Home-based counseling offers some real advantages over office-based services, but those benefits can’t be fully realized without navigating a variety of challenges.
Among all the “isms” that professional counselors focus on, classism often remains overlooked when it comes to valuing the intersectional identities of both clients and clinicians.
When we clearly identify and deconstruct the hidden forces that have been driving our lives, it transforms the way we think about and treat anxiety and opens a path to enduring fulfillment.
It is imperative that counselors maintain their professional identity, uphold the ACA Code of Ethics, and advocate for their clients’ well-being, even as they work with other health care treatment providers.