Counselors can create a safe place for clients to speak openly as they try to navigate the complicated landscape of their struggles with substance use and pain management issues.
The small city of Charlottesville, Virginia, was left reeling after a large-scale White nationalist rally resulted in deadly violence in 2017, but a community of counselors quickly coalesced to offer help and hope — and to better plan for future crises.
When either partner in a relationship turns toward someone or something else outside of the relationship to get their needs met, it poses a threat to romantic attachment bonds.
An integrative mind-body counseling approach often holds answers for clients who have suffered for years from chronic pain and exhausted traditional medical interventions with little to no relief.
The issue of counselor self-disclosure is always tricky, but it can be especially so for clinicians who must determine how — or whether — to come out to clients.