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About the Association for Creativity in Counseling

The Association for Creativity in Counseling, a Division of ACA, is a forum for counselors, counselor educators, and counseling students interested in creative, diverse, and relational approaches to counseling. ACC was designed to promote creativity, diversity, and relational development within the profession of counseling and to identify counseling approaches that support growth-fostering relationships.

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Growing Roots: Incorporating Nature Into Groupwork

The purpose of this creative intervention is to help clients increase connection to self, others and the natural world. The group plants their seeds together at the initial counseling session. Over the course of the sessions the group will cultivate their plants together, mirroring the growth process of the group members and the group as a whole. The plant is a living metaphor for the growth and transition of leaving the group.
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