With 2020 in the rearview mirror, what advice would professional counselors give to their colleagues? Practitioners reflect on the challenges and successes, losses and unexpected gifts of 2020 — a year like no other.
What were counselors reading in 2020? Many of Counseling Today’s most-clicked articles reflect the upheaval and uncertainty felt throughout the year.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a perfect example of how understanding the different types of grief, especially original grief, can be helpful to us when we experience current daily triggers, because our deep grief awareness can better inform the tools we implement to ground ourselves.
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, we are resilient, and this is a season that is about bringing light into darkness at its core.
I’m suggesting that you examine your paperwork. If we are going to ask a client to do something — complete homework, see a physician, change life habits or, yes, even fill out pieces of paper — we need to have a good reason for it.