At a recent Helping Without Hurting seminar, I learned several tips for counseling people in poverty. The more you learn about poverty, the more effective you’ll be as a counselor – even if you’re not counseling materially “poor” people.
Knowing what to wear to work is never easy, especially if you’re a female counselor. Here’s what I learned in my counseling practice – I’m working as an alcohol and drug addictions counselor in a residential treatment program for men.
Self-aware counselors are not only more effective, they build rapport with clients quickly and easily. Increasing self-awareness as a counselor can be broken down into six practical steps.