Counseling resources for counselors and practitioners who want to apply the latest positive psychology strategies or ready-to-apply tools.

Counseling Activities

25 Counseling Activities to Better Help Your Therapy Clients

The practice of counseling is full of exercises, role-play, and metaphors. By wielding the power of experiential learning and analogy through such activities, counselors can [...]

Relationship Counseling Courses

17 Best Courses for Relationship & Couples Counseling

Over the course of our lives, we will have countless relationships, some deep and lasting and others fleeting. Maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship is [...]

Social work vs Psychology

Social Work vs Counseling & Occupational Therapy

A formalized response to the social needs of individuals, communities, and society has existed throughout the centuries. Before the advent of social work as a [...]

Counseling Ethics Code: 10 Common Ethical Issues & Studies

Most counselors have an appreciation for the possibility and diversity of ethical issues, but it’s easy to think they’ll never happen to you. Despite their [...]

Military Counseling

Military Counseling & Helping Veterans Deal With Trauma

The military has a varied task force. You don’t have to become a soldier; there are many possibilities for more unusual jobs. For instance, there [...]

School counselor

What Is School Counseling? 14 Roles & Goals of Counselors

For many youngsters, school and life in general present an endless list of demands and challenges. From trauma and learning disabilities to bullying and course [...]

Autonomy Counseling

How to Foster Clients’ Autonomy in Counseling or Therapy

Personal autonomy is highly valued across the field of healthcare. Increasingly, patients are encouraged to make autonomous decisions regarding their goals and treatment plans (Entwistle, [...]

Counseling process

Defining the Counseling Process and Its Stages

Counseling typically helps bring about change. The process begins with exploring the challenges a client faces before assisting them in resolving developmental and situational difficulties [...]

Relationship counseling

What Is Relationship Counseling? Tips for Your Sessions

Relationship counseling is something we all hear about in a variety of contexts. Since relationship counseling is something that is often brought up when a [...]

Schema therapy books

17 Schema Therapy Books to Improve Your Counseling Skills

Therapists often turn to Schema Therapy (ST) when patients with psychological problems fail to respond to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Young, Klosko, & Weishaar, 2006). ST is [...]