Charmaine PerryCharmaine Perry

Charmaine Perry is a counselor who works mostly with adults and couples in central New Jersey. Her passion is mental health and writing and finding ways to incorporate these two fields to advocate for mental health services for African and Caribbean Americans. 

 

  • The Space between Graduation and Full Licensure

    Mar 23, 2017
    The space between graduation and full licensure is a complex period in our field. After internship, many interns hope they have found a site that they can stay on at and complete their post-grad hours, while others may want or need to find a new site. From my experience, this period can be stressful and fraught with adjustments.
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  • Permission to be Different

    Mar 13, 2017
    One of the most common things I have noticed that I share with my clients is the need for permission to be different. Some of my clients have expressed the desire to make changes in their own worlds but feel unable to do so because they have difficulty seeing themselves in the new roles they desire or want.
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  • Counselor Self-Development: Is it Necessary?

    Mar 03, 2017
    As counselors, one of our main goals, if not the goal, is to encourage our clients to work towards their own self-development and to help them learn the necessary skills for them to do this on their own.
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