Even as economic disparities have widened, issues of class privilege have gone largely unaddressed in counseling programs, creating real barriers for entry into the profession for all but the most economically privileged.
To establish culturally responsive care, counselors must consider both the macro-level political stress that is causing these students harm and the micro-level challenges that affect their psychological well-being.
For many people, getting a good night’s sleep could depend on the identification and treatment of trauma-induced insomnia.
Novice and experienced counselors alike too often ignore this process for understanding and explaining a client’s presenting issues and guiding the counseling process.
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.