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.
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.