This fall, approximately 10,000 licensed professional counselors (LPCs) participated in a grassroots campaign that thwarted an attempt to take away their ability to practice.
As counselors, we understand there are some limits to confidentiality. However, voice assistant technologies in cell phones and other devices have the capability to leak what clients and counselors once believed to be confidential information.
Which counseling topics grabbed the most reader attention in 2019?
“Because the personal is professional and the professional is personal in our work, it can be hard to separate the two. This makes it difficult to prevent internalization during the grievance process. I felt like a bad counselor and, thus, a bad person.”
“Assume someone else — a judge, a jury, a licensure board member, an attorney — might someday see what you have written. Don’t write anything that you would be ashamed or embarrassed for someone else to see.”