The potential effectiveness of counseling is minimized when these clients’ varied and diverse experiences are overlooked or disregarded in the process of addressing presenting problems.
A growing need exists to ensure that future counselors possess the skills and mindset required to easily transition to working as part of interdisciplinary teams.
A merging of chronology and genogram pushes clients toward rich insights regarding the identity of key moments in their lives and the reasons behind them.
It is important for counselors to stop and consider whether their perspectives and patterns are forging paths of regret or paths of health and healing.
A technique adapted from the world of theater may offer counselors a helpful way to deal with sensitive subjects, remain present and engaged with clients, and still leave work at the door at the end of each day.