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Engaging New Clients in the First Session as a Clinical Counsellor

Studies show that over one-third of people who receive counselling do not return after their first visit (Simon et al., 2012). These statistics can be very discouraging, especially for clinical counsellors who are just beginning their careers. Every counsellor has their personal style and...
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Want to Become a Clinical Counsellor? Common Mental Health Challenges Facing Young People Today

As the years go on, the way youth experience their childhood and adolescence differs drastically from their parents’ experiences. This is due, in part, to social factors and advances in technology that affect the everyday lives of today’s youth (Boyles, 2019). It can be difficult for parents to...
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Performance Anxiety in the Workplace: How You Can Assist Clients as a Clinical Counsellor

Getting anxious about how one is performing at work is a normal emotion. Given the fact that our careers are tied to our income, sense of stability and a large part of our wellbeing, it is understandable that many become nervous about the consequences which could result from making a mistake at...
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A Guide to Horticulture Therapy for Those in Clinical Counsellor Training

The healing power of plants has long been recognized by proponents of horticultural therapy, a practice that has been in place since the 19th century (Williams, 2022). Horticulture, another word for gardening or promoting the growth of plants (SCL Health, 2018), has a greater meaning for some, who...
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Helping Clients to Manage Eco-Anxiety After Completing Your Counsellor Training

Today, the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly prevalent, and there is no denying that human activity is the root cause (Raypole, 2020). According to the United Nations, we can expect to see a 16% increase in carbon emissions by 2030, instead of the reduction that would have been...
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