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.
A conversation between two counselors of different backgrounds opens up a dialogue about race, systemic issues, client care and possible steps for moving the profession forward.