Counselors can tap into their interpersonal skills to facilitate meaningful dialogue that invites others to engage rather than become defensive.
In some cases, counselors may need to tweak their own ways of thinking before offering clients in a relationship alternative ways of relating to each other.
Counselors can help those who are shouldering end-of-life caregiving responsibilities to navigate sensitive issues such as burnout, guilt and family dynamics.
Child-directed interaction and PRIDE skills can be used in the counselor’s office, in the home, in schools and elsewhere to help children produce more desired social behaviors.
In a rush to provide documentation for the growing numbers of people desiring emotional support animals, mental health providers could be putting others at risk.