As counselors, we spend a great deal of time with people who are suffering from consequences of society. Some of them may rely on public aid, such as food stamps or Medicaid. Others may be feeling stress from being disenfranchised because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, etc. And to be true, effective counselors, […]

Self Care for Counselors

Self-care is the latest buzzword that we see all over pop culture. Brand are trying to sell us on all kind of self-care items, from meditation apps to weight blankets, but self-care means more than that. For therapist, self-care is the only way we can continue to be there for our clients week after week.   Counseling is […]

Many Counselors have Counselors

As counselors, we have committed ourselves to helping others, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have and emotional issues.   Many of us got into counseling because of our experiences with therapy, and we want to give back to others the good we found in it. But, we are not perfect people and we have our own problems. Going through […]

What is communal working space? And why do you need it?

Communal working, or co-working, spaces are popping up all over the country. They are the hippest way to work, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or have a small staff.   Co-working spaces are often large spaces that rent out desks, meeting areas, and other office space to individuals who are work from home, contractors, or self-employed. The […]