Responding to a crisis through text demands counselors take a different approach.
Bernadine Craft, an ACA member and former state legislator, urges other counselors to speak out for those whose voices go unheard.
Athletes face unrealistic expectations to be unbreakable — both physically and mentally — but they are susceptible to the same mental health problems as the rest of us.
As trauma therapists, we recognize that we cannot be expected to resume pre-COVID activities at full capacity. We can help our clients and one another understand the changes and aid in a trauma informed re-entry.
There are many reasons why our clients deceive us, but a common one is because they are testing our trustworthiness. How easy it is to test us with one story when there is a much more important story they really need to tell.