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.
Although infertility is fairly common, the losses associated with it are less likely to be recognized, acknowledged, validated and supported, which often leaves women and couples to navigate the experience on their own.
Research indicates that universal screening is associated with early identification and treatment of mental health and behavioral concerns, thus helping ensure that fewer students fall through the proverbial cracks.
Misconceptions abound about religious minorities in Western societies, but counselors can take the lead in widening the tent and welcoming those of other faith traditions.
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.