Professional counselors can support perinatal clients and aid them in finding and advocating for appropriate support services during and after pregnancy — boosting protective factors both for mother and baby.
The human-animal connection is an interdependent relationship and one that can be especially healing during difficult times.
If you serve populations that speak languages other than English, finding a local translator and training that translator for the counseling room is critical.
For most of us, the positive aspects of social media certainly outweigh the negative ones, so it is more important than ever that we consider our own media literacy to differentiate facts from fake news and misinformation.
When working with individuals who have experienced either “small t” or “large T” trauma, it is essential to engage them in action-based responses that provide a healing alternative to the fight, flight or freeze reaction.