The decision to begin counseling is an important one. Counseling may help you with a variety of concerns, including personal issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, grief or relationship problems. You can gain support in taking a more active role in what direction your career is taking. With counseling you can develop a more full understanding of your personal identity, and future.
In order to benefit fully from counseling, the following recommendations are offered: - Be specific about the concerns that led to your decision to seek counseling - Establish with your counselor desired goals for your work - Discuss your progress with your counselor as you go along - Participate actively, and be as open and honest as possible - Tell your counselor if you don't think you're being helped
Successful counseling is a valuable endeavor that requires your commitment to the process. The more actively involved you are, the more effective counseling will be for you.