The demands of the task are complex and politically charged, but counselors have a responsibility to address undue police violence in support of the wellness of the client populations they serve.
Given the complex variables at play in group settings, it is critical that counselors seek client feedback directly rather than relying on their own clinical judgments regarding treatment efficacy.
Elite-level athletes often need support and encouragement to discover and define themselves beyond the limited realm of sport achievement.
A regimen of mindfulness practices, meetings with a professional support network and authentic sharing with his natural supports helped a counselor accept and manage the symptoms of vicarious trauma.
Three research studies suggest that counselors did not burn out at a higher-than-normal rate during the first year of COVID-19, but the experience of pandemic fatigue remains an ongoing challenge.