The mental health needs of veterinarians and veterinary students are increasingly coming to light as more research is conducted on the stresses and strains under which these professionals operate.
Hormones and personality differences are often blamed for tensions in the mother-daughter relationship, but a therapy model argues that societal expectations routinely set mothers and daughters up for conflict.
To truly be effective at connecting with and helping clients, counselors must find a way to artfully blend the scientific and evidence-based with the interpersonal.
Mothers going through the hurt and trauma of stillbirth need counselors who recognize the true nature of their loss and are willing to sit with them through their pain rather than rushing them to “move on.”
By using the journalism technique of three-word narratives, counselors can “elicit story” from their clients and help them pursue alternative life narratives.