All explanations are given space to be heard in the Hearing Voices Network, including the medical model, psychological models such as voices being subpersonalities of the voice hearer, spiritual beliefs that the voices are spirits, and other possibilities.
“Frankly, I’d rather see graduate programs drop a personality theory class or something else and add a second or third required course on diversity. In one semester, I can only introduce the topic. Competence is still far from the reach of these young clinicians.”
What should a counselor’s role be when clients who are overwhelmed by work stress want to throw in the towel and leave their job?
Helpful tips to maintain privacy and reduce noise transfer between rooms in your counseling office — with or without remodeling.
“I completely understand why we feel guilty about charging as professional counselors. After all, we are helpers, not mercenaries. But few things in life are free.”