Mothers going through the hurt and trauma of stillbirth need counselors who recognize the true nature of their loss and are willing to sit with them through their pain rather than rushing them to “move on.”
By using the journalism technique of three-word narratives, counselors can “elicit story” from their clients and help them pursue alternative life narratives.
The Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies provide a framework to best support survivors of sexual violence not simply on the intrapersonal level but on all socio-ecological levels.
Counselor educators, counseling students and professional counselors in the community have meaningful roles to play in addressing acts of hate on college campuses.
The end of the counseling relationship can be emotional for clients and counselors alike, but when done well, the process can serve as a tool to empower clients and prepare them for continued personal growth.