Working as a counselor at an adult detention facility bears little resemblance to more “traditional” counseling, but the focus remains on treating each person as a human being while listening to stories of unresolved grief, tragedy and trauma.
Research suggests there are certain characteristics and actions of “supershrinks” that clinicians can actively cultivate to improve client outcomes.
Rehabilitation counseling is a counseling specialty that embraces social justice, multiculturalism, disability advocacy and inclusion.
Posttraumatic growth should never be pushed on clients, but having a counselor attuned to growth may be the missing piece that helps them become more resilient in the face of traumatic loss.
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.