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Counseling Today
Counseling Today
March 2015
Cover Story
30 Stumbling blocks to counselor self-care By Laurie Meyers
Counselors are experts at offering a superb level of
care to their clients and teaching them the tenets of wellness, but the more formidable challenge for helping professionals might be taking proper care of themselves.
Features
40 Counseling clients with cancer 30 By Lynne Shallcross
With more than 1.6 million new cancer cases expected
to be diagnosed in the United States this year alone, there is a growing need for counselors to understand what it means to work with these clients and their loved ones.
48 Knowledge Share
Empowering youth victimized by cyberbullying By Janet Froeschle Hicks
Counselors can use a combination of theoretical principles, solution-focused brief therapy techniques and Internet safety education to shift the focus away from victimization and potentially alter the cycle of cyberbullying.
54 Reader Viewpoint
Beyond LGB
By Stephen P. Hebard & AJ Hebard
Counselors must make a conscious shift in their understanding of gender as it relates to the human body to begin meeting the needs of transgender clients.
Need to Know
5 From the President
7 CEO’s Message
8 Washington Update
10 Private Practice Strategies 12 Neurocounseling: Bridging
Brain and Behavior 16 Ethics Inquiries
18 Counselor Career Stories: Veena Prasad
20 Technology Tutor
24 Practice Briefs Showcase 29 Risk Management
for Counselors 43 CT Learning Test
60 Bulletin Board
Roland voted next president-elect of ACA
Catherine B. Roland has been chosen to serve
as the American
Counseling
Association’s
65th president
after being
elected by a
vote of the
association’s membership.
Roland is the chair of the counseling program at the Washington, D.C., campus of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. A licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor, she has been in private practice for 30 years. She currently serves as the Governing Council representative for the Association for Adult Development and Aging.
Roland will succeed current ACA President-Elect Thelma Duffey as the association’s president on July 1, 2016. Duffey will take office this July, succeeding current President Robert L. Smith.
A complete list of election results will appear in the April issue of Counseling Today.
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