The deepening of a connection to a loved one can be a reassuring experience when a child’s sense of safety has been compromised due to the unforeseen circumstances families find themselves in currently.
Existential-humanistic psychotherapy can be a helpful method for counselors to guide clients through the many stages of their COVID-19 journey.
Much of the discussion from panelists and attendees alike focused not just on the additional stress that counselors and clients have been experiencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic but also on the trauma, grief and exhaustion raised by recent social turmoil tied to systemic racism in America.
This current pandemic is changing the way we do business, and that change isn’t going away when the virus eventually fades away. I predict that some of our clients will never choose to go back to the way it was. And maybe they shouldn’t.
Practical and efficient, solution-focused counseling tools are a good fit for school counselors working in the virtual school climate brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.