For five years, Gregory Moffatt has shared his clinical experiences with our readers, and in this farewell column, he reflects on his own career experiences and how he has always welcomed and embraced new opportunities.
Fear and stigma can often cause people to incorrectly perceive individuals with a mental health disorder as a threat, which can have serious consequences.
The recent rise in suicide rates among marginalized communities highlights the need for counselors to use culturally responsive practices when assessing suicide risk.
When working with people with disorders that are associated with more dangerous behaviors, counselors must be prepared to assess the client’s risk of violence to themselves and others.
Supportive friendships can improve people’s professional and personal lives and remind them that life is more than just work.