During the pandemic my anxiety specialist said they could no longer see me in person and they gave me no other option. I asked everybody if they knew about any anxiety counselling near me, and every one of them that I contacted would only see me in person but not during the pandemic. I then realised that I could use the telephone, do you really have to see the therapist? So I found in anxiety counsellor online, and I’m never going back to face-to-face counselling. I’m not gonna waste all that time travelling parking and the rest to see in anxiety specialist talk to from anywhere. Why you ask? It’s the expert say that it’s easier to speak to an “insider” than a “outsider”. In this context they are obviously right, but in this context they are wrong! All the time I saved is not just speaking to the expert it is actually saved by me cancelling all my appointments with the consultation centre.
So basically all the time saved was from cancelling my consultations with the online counselor. So how do you actually speak to an “insider”? The best way is to call the counselor number you wish to speak to and ask if they will call you back later that day. So if you did the online counseling and you have an afternoon free, you can call them and do the online counseling. Do it earlier in the day if you can. If you call the online counselor and you have an afternoon free, you should do it at lunch time. Why? Because the first call is likely to be your turn to speak to the online counselor, so if you have to cancel you can’t go back and cancel your second appointment.
Do the first call as if it’s your first appointment, and do it the second call if you are a second counselor to the online counselor. Do be sure you’re ready to talk and talk well!
There are about two dozen online counselors that are accredited by the National Association of Mental Health. The process of becoming an online counselor is fairly straightforward. It’s an incredibly quick process and you’re virtually guaranteed to be able to become an online counselor. You’ll have to fill out a few forms, but there’s not really anything to fill out.
* Be sure you know your issues and have the proper experience. You’ll want to have had to do mental health counseling before. You’ll want to have had to do supervision before.
You’ll want to understand the different programs you’re applying to work with. You’ll want to have completed at least two years of supervising or working directly with clients, supervising them, in settings such as family therapy, marriage and family therapy, or general counseling. Mental health counselors are in short short supply and it’s important that you make sure you’re the right fit for your practice.
Do be sure you have a background in working with clients with issues such as grief or trauma or sexuality. Do be sure you’ve seen people in your practice that have suffered with mental illness. It is crucial that you have experience in working with these types of clients.
Do be sure you have the skills necessary to make you truly understand these clients.
It’s important to think about how you’re going to work with them in a safe way, so it’s important that you understand how to properly work with them. You want to make sure you’re the right fit for them.
The next step for you to be sure is to be sure you have the skills to make you the best counselor you can be.
There are several online counselors who are have been certified by the National Association of Mental Health and who have a board certification, but you need to talk to several different counselors.
The process of becoming an online counselor is fairly easy. The process of becoming an online counselor is long and it requires experience, you need a certification, you need to go to several conferences and conventions, and you need to make sure you’re going to be a good fit for your clients.
And, of course, you’ll want to talk to several different counselors. In fact, that’s really the only way to really find out what’s right for you. You’ll want to find out what type of counselor you need in your life, how long you need to work with these clients, and how safe you want to be working with these clients. The rest, I know, is just details.
It’s important to set goals in your life. And it’s important to set goals within your counseling practice. You may need to work more with fewer clients in order to find what’s right for you. Your goals for counseling should be long-term counseling. Long-term counseling means you want to be counseling people for a long period of time, often years or even decades. Many people want to be counseling for just a couple of years.
You’re working with people who want to change so that they can have a life where they’re satisfied. They may not want to just make the issues about them. They may just want to be happy, and find a way to embrace life and love themselves and live their life.
It’s important that you know that these are just common human problems that you can help people with. Sometimes, by working with people who want to change is a part of the counseling process.
> You can help them to understand their struggle and be able to talk about it with others. They may find it helps to discuss their struggle with someone else who is going to understand it.
> You can help them find the tools they need to change.
> If they want to be able to get control over their lives, you can help them find ways to be able to take control.
That’s all I have for today. I’ll post again soon with some things I’ve written up…