Using games as a coping strategy for other underlying issues can lead to an addiction, as real life is replaced with a virtual and more favorable one.
Ughly children demand others’ energy. They break things. They often rub people — including their peers — the wrong way. That is what makes them “ughly” — they cause us to go “ugh.”
With animals included in therapeutic interactions, counselors have an additional model of empathy-like responses to present to clients. Animals in animal-assisted therapy settings can supplement traditional therapeutic interactions by demonstrating positive behaviors with humans who are experiencing negative emotions.
ACA organized a roundtable discussion with congressional and state representatives on policies that can help reduce anti-Asian racism and discrimination.
Counselors may want to help clients by providing court testimony, writing letters of documentation and other methods of advocacy, but clinicians should be careful not to extend themselves beyond the limits of their training and expertise.