When placed in historical context, it becomes easy to understand why many Black Americans remain skeptical that mental health professionals are truly here to help them.
‘Developing balance therapy’ helps provide clients with the necessary skills to stabilize or self-regulate so that they can proceed on to deeper trauma work.
Clients who have experienced domestic violence need to find safety and validation in the therapeutic relationship, not be pressed to answer questions about why they didn’t leave their abuser.
A counselor turns to Worden’s tasks of mourning as he tries to navigate the nonlinear and sometimes unpredictable course of his own personal grief.
Counselors can encourage clients on a journey to transform their pain and fear into a guiding wisdom that leads them toward self-awareness and emotional growth.