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A Career As A Counselor In Mental Health

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My specialization is to work as a therapist in a prison setting and provide social change to them and society. This all started to interest me is when I reflect on what I had learned through my own struggle in life. It then got me thinking about working with clients who have been misdiagnosed. With that said I see a career as a counselor in mental health can be both challenging and stimulating. I hope to continue to work in an area where I can provide counseling and have a positive impact on those I serve and contribute relevant experience and educational background to a challenging counseling position. The reason I choose this is because it fits my personal goal to help those who have struggled in making choices such as myself because either the lack of support through social or family influence. As a professional is to assist those in the prison setting find acceptance and closure to why they have done what they have done while conducting counseling sessions with prison inmates. Due to societies thoughts most of the inmates have had too little discipline or too much, they come fro...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that their specialization is to work as a therapist in prison setting and provide social change to them and society.
  • Opines that society must understand that many inmates are victims of mental illness and a neglected childhood, and should give them an opportunity to acquire job skills.
  • Explains that professional associations such as the american counseling association (aca) and american mental health counselors (amhca) provide assistance to counseling professionals through seminars, conferences, and networking.
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