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A Rewarding Career

When I was a teenager, I couldn’t decide what career path I wanted to pursue after my high school graduation. While I wanted to earn a comfortable living, money wasn’t the only factor guiding my decision. I also desired to have a job that would allow me to help others in some way. If you’re searching for a rewarding career, consider counseling. Counselors have the opportunity to help people solve complicated problems on a daily basis. For instance, as a counselor, you might help a couple resolve marriage issues, aid a teenager battling an eating disorder, or assist an adult dealing with depression. I didn't end up becoming a counselor, but on this blog, I hope you will discover some of the most interesting aspects of being a counselor.

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A Rewarding Career

2018

Common Signs That Your Child May Need Child Therapy

Most parents love their children dearly and do everything that they can do care for and raise their children properly. But in some cases, a child may face issues that can't be solved through loving parenting. In these types of situations, a child may need the professional skills of a child therapist. Choosing to take your child to a therapist can be a difficult decision, but if your child truly needs therapy, it will be very beneficial in the long run.

Are You Feeling Depressed? Counseling May Help

Of course, there are times when many people, even most people, feel sad. There are disappointments in life, like the sadness that comes from losing somebody that you care for. However, if you feel that your sadness has turned into depression, from getting out of the house to seeking adult counseling, here are some ideas that might help you to get some sunshine back into your life. Frank Personal Assessment - As you begin to look at yourself frankly, it might be helpful to take a pen and paper in hand.

Four Tips For Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome

As a parent of a child with Down syndrome, you are no stranger to stress. You love your child to the moon and back, but providing for their needs can be tiring. Being a good caregiver starts with taking good care of yourself. When you are emotionally and physically at your best, you can better provide the support your child needs. To that end, here are four tips to help ease stress as you parent a child with Down syndrome.