Coping with –Isms during Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, U.S. society has encountered many challenges... some from the way the virus has disproportionately affected certain populations; and some from issues apart from the virus itself.…

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Our Search for Meaning in a Pandemic World

As mental health counselors, my colleagues and I are seeing firsthand the psychological consequences of this COVID-19 pandemic health crisis. Clients who were previously coping with psychological disorders have felt…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post is in no way attempting to diminish the objectional nature…

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Reclaiming Your Story after Complex Trauma

One challenge that clients sometimes face in counseling is deciding whether they want to go deeper in the treatment process than was initially anticipated necessary. At times, the counselor may…

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