A potentially dangerous drug found in most over-the-counter cough medicines is more popular than opioids among teenagers, largely because it is legal, inexpensive and easy to obtain.
A “psychedelic renaissance” is occurring in the research and treatment fields but without the counseling profession’s voice or values being heard and integrated.
By building an understanding of the motivations for nonsuicidal self-injury, counselors can develop detailed plans that address clients’ underlying issues.
Confabulation has the potential to compromise screening, assessment and treatment planning, making it a crucial clinical phenomenon for mental health professionals to understand and address in practice.
Technology can play an important role in supporting survivors’ safety, autonomy and empowerment as part of a trauma-informed counseling approach.