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    Work Settings One of the counseling career choices that have really intrigued me is becoming a marriage and family counselor. This area is where I feel most drawn to and feel the most passion. I would like to become a therapist for a private practice and later on after building clientele, open my own practice. This kind of career requires an undergraduate, usually in counseling, psychology, or sociology, a Master’s degree in counseling, two years of post-graduate work that is supervised (2,000-4,000 hours worth), passing a state licensing exam and keeping up with requirements after attaining your license. (allpsychologyshools.com) My goal for becoming this type of counselor would be to help individuals in families better interact with each…

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    Career Research Essay I have chosen to research the career of Academic Advising and Career Counseling for this essay. The reason I chose this particular career, is because I believe it would be a highly rewarding occupation, and it would give me a great amount of satisfaction to make a difference in people's lives by guiding them through the process of acquiring a higher education, while determining their aptitudes and personality traits in order to ascertain the career that is best suited for…

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    While the life design approach to career counseling may take longer than traditional approaches, Hughes et al. (2013) argued that it is much more effective. However, there are several limitations that may negatively affect this approach, as it pertains to this study. First, since this approach takes several sessions, the clients have to be motivated and committed throughout the process. Second, Hughes et al. (2013) provided a fictitious case study (that was a conglomeration of actual cases)…

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    a counselor. This course has been foundational in my continuation of a degree in professional counseling. I learned what the development of counseling over the years looked like, which has given me insight into the core values of the field and has drastically it has changed and will continue to change. I have become more aware of what the licensing process looks like, which is a necessary component of my professional pursuit. Finally, I have learned what it takes on a personal level to be an…

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    Counseling Psychology is a specialty career within the psychology profession that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span ("What is Counseling Psychology", 2015). The world of Counseling Psychology contains a very broad range of practices that help people to improve their well-being, alleviate distress, resolve crises, and increase their ability to function better in their lives (“What is Counseling Psychology”, 2015). It also pays special…

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    Career Counseling Role Play with Leslie Counselor: Hi Leslie, how are you? Good to see you. Thank you for coming and I appreciate that you come today”. “I wonder; what would you like to start with today?” Leslie: I am considering quitting my current job as a math teacher in a suburban high school. Counselor: Tell me more about the reasons made you think to quit your job. Leslie: I feel overwhelmed with my current job as a math teacher because the stress of many responsibilities and long working…

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    University Research Project Part Three My career goal is to be a counseling psychologist. Counseling psychologists typically work in private practices, where they help people work through their struggles in a healthy manner. They allow the patients to talk about all the issues and problems that they are facing in life, so that the counselor can see the areas that need the most work. This career path is one that allows the people with the exhortation gift or the mercy gift to help those…

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    Warshaw, M.D., indicates that when employees find themselves in jobs for which they are not really suited for or in which they see no future in, workplace itself becomes a major stressor (1979, 173). When faced with such situation, some employees choose to quit and change their career paths, while an overwhelming majority prefers to stuck with a job that does not satisfy them. The vast majority of unhappy employees prefer to keep their existing jobs due to outside forces, such as financial…

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    A Career In Counseling

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    I decided to pursue a career in counseling and hoping to work with active military, veterans and their family. However, now that I am on my 3rd term in the program, and nearing completion, I feel anxious and question myself if this is the right career I would like to do in the future. Once I moved into a new work environment and get comfortable, I have avoided any changes in my work area such as refusing to get promoted or moved into new department. I have applied for jobs and thought about…

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    Career Counseling Theory

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    Furthermore, There are specialization courses that requires in clinical counseling psychology that consists of lifespan development, career counseling theory, group counseling, clinical interventions, introduction to psychological testing, and ethics and multicultural issues in clinical and counseling psychology. In lifespan development course erudite grasp the ability to apply information of lifespan development from infancy through adulthood plus human development procedure and milestones.…

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