Counseling can be a difficult process and there many factors that can contribute towards the success of the engagement or otherwise lead to zero or negative gains.
The client is not a passive object who sits there and is treated in the manner of a traditional doctor-patient … Continue reading
Relationship counseling is the process of counseling the parties of a human relationship in an effort to recognize, and to better manage or reconcile, troublesome differences and repeating patterns of stress upon the relationship. The relationship involved may be between members of a family or a couple, employees or employers … Continue reading
A career in a mental health field can be rewarding, meaningful and enjoyable, especially if you have a knack for working with people and are a good listener. Yet if you want to provide mental health services, it can be difficult to know which field to choose, as most mental … Continue reading
Imagine yourself sitting on a busy park bench. Now, imagine yourself watching all of the people walking by. Chances are many of those people are dealing with a substance abuse problem, whether they know it or not. Research has shown that millions of people suffer from substance abuse each year. … Continue reading
Child abuse counselors typically work closely with child victims of abuse. They are often called upon to help recognize possible signs of abuse in a child. These signs may vary, depending on the type of abuse:
•Unexplained bruises, cuts, or other injuries
•Child flinches when touched
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Counselors and therapists, like other professionals, have established codes of ethics to guide them in the practice of helping others. The ethical standards of respected counseling professional bodies such as are the primary resources for counselors when they face ethical dilemmas. Acting ethically is not always easy, comfortable, or clear.
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