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. 

 

  • Member Berries

    Oct 06, 2016
    I’m about to confess to something here that few people know about me.
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  • Realities of Compassion Fatigue

    Sep 21, 2016
    Something I got told a lot in graduate school was that self-care was paramount. We talked about all our self-care efforts during practicum and internship. We had to journal some of those efforts. We had to journal some of those efforts. While taking care of myself is important to my success in helping care for others (whether they’re my clients or my kids), I’ve also realized that I won’t self-care my way into total prevention of compassion fatigue
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  • Non-Profit on a Mission

    Sep 13, 2016
    September is Suicide Awareness Prevention month. I’ve been wanting to write a blog on the issue, but sometimes I find myself unable to put words to screen because it’s all been said (and often better) before. So, this week I’ll be sharing about a non-profit that I was blessed to be a part of during my school practicum and internship experiences.
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  • The Counselor’s Testimony

    Aug 31, 2016
    Summer time also means training season for most of us that are in non-profit work. As we go through the trainings, seminars, discuss caseloads, and learn new ways to help our clients I’ve found myself thinking, “Let’s just do this already – I want to get back out there!” Training ‘season’ is a bit frustrating for me as are low tides in my caseloads
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  • The Mental Health “Crisis” in Texas

    Aug 25, 2016
    I’m no expert on all things Texas-Mental-Health. I usually try to stay focused in on my tiny piece of the Texas puzzle so that I don’t get overwhelmed with the mental health problems we face as a state in order to put my talents to improving as best as possible what is directly in my path. I’m working on learning more about the challenges facing my state as they relate to my profession and mental health care.
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