Whitney White WhitneyNWhiteLPCI

Whitney is a counselor working in Texas in multiple settings with diverse populations. Some of her areas of passion are anxiety, non-suicidal self-injury, and compassion fatigue. With an integrated approach utilizing client strengths, she supports others in achieving their best self. For more information please visit counselingbywhitney.wordpress.com. The thoughts expressed in Whitney’s blogs do not represent her employers. 

 

  • Counseling Google

    Dec 16, 2016
    The other day at work I decided I needed some sort of activity book that talks about what counselors do for kids. I decided to search google to see if some counselor had already made such a thing that I might purchase…this resulted in Google helpfully suggesting these commonly searched terms.
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  • Closing Time

    Dec 01, 2016
    This could be a blog about how big corporations have ruined radio forever. It could be a blog about the loss of relationships when our favorite DJ’s are off the air waves. It could be a blog about mass layoffs that are just plain bad. But it’s really a blog about change.
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  • Freshman Blues

    Nov 14, 2016
    I live in a university town with an increasingly large student body (over 11,000 this last year!) so it stands to reason that college students are a population I’m seeing more of in my work.
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  • Empathy for Counselors

    Nov 03, 2016
    The cornerstone of counseling is empathy. Without it we are ineffective in our work. Empathy is a skill we can teach and cultivate. Empathy involves perspective taking wherein a person takes the perspective of another person, refrains from judgment, recognizes emotion in other people, and communicates all of that. “I see where you are at, I feel where you are at, I feel with you.”
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  • Signs You’ve Found the Right Counselor

    Oct 18, 2016
    One of the reasons that I became a counselor is that once upon a time I needed a counselor and I couldn’t find the “right” one. I went to ten counselors before I found one that was right for me. I realized through that process that not every counselor is right for every client.
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