Clinical Counselor Reflection

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I have learned a lot about this filed of clinical counseling. When I began my undergraduate degree in psychology I knew that I would have to choose what I ultimately wanted to do. I, originally wanted to be a marriage and family counselor. I realized that that was so specific based. I had already ruled out being a clinical counselor because I thought they only dealt with clients with mental illness. As I did more research I found that “Clinical counselors are concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. They predominantly help people deal with personal issues, such as divorce or the death of a loved one.” ( Dr. Barbara LoFrisco 2009). Once I learned that they handle more than just clients with mental

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