Because sexuality is a central part of the human experience, counselors need to be trained and prepared to broach the topic in session.
Treating stress that stems from racial discrimination and oppression can help address the mental health inequities Black clients face.
Approaching diagnosis through a lens that considers systemic, cultural and ecological factors leads to better treatment outcomes for clients.
Trauma and resiliency are not individualistic experiences, so approaching traumatic loss through a cultural resilience framework helps strengthen clients’ healing process and prevent severe mental health outcomes.
Once clients understand that anxiety is not something that is going to disappear altogether, they can turn their attention to managing it and loosening the grip it has on their lives.