THE NEED FOR PROPER PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING IN NIGERIA

Counseling could be said to have started as a result of World War II when the U.S. military had a strong need for vocational placement and training (wikipedia.org/wiki/Counseling). Ever since that time, counseling as a profession has progressively expanded and is now represented in numerous countries around the world. Furthermore, the … Continue reading

CHARACTERISTICS OF A CRISIS COUNSELOR

 

Before a counselor can effectively apply and assess the crisis theories and techniques to crisis situations he/she must possess the under listed qualities:

Many times, a client may stir up painful memories from your own past. Effective crisis counselors are aware of their own triggers and have spent time … Continue reading

UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION

Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that it takes over their life. They keep … Continue reading