As I mentioned in the last article, April is Counseling Awareness Month. After being a counselor for more than 10 years and visiting with many people about counseling, I came to the conclusion a long time ago that when people think of counseling, they think of sitting or laying on a couch and talking to someone who constantly asks "how does that make you feel."
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