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I Want to Become a Counselor

For anyone interested in becoming a counselor, or any type of therapist! 48 People

    Want to Help a Child

    I want to become a counselor so that i can help people to overcome there fears
    innocentsoul innocentsoul 18-21 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    I Want to Be a Counselor

    Ever since high school I have thought about being a high school guidance counselor.  The problem, though, seems to be that if you get a Master's degree in this- that's it.  It's very specialized, and I would only be able to work in a high school, nowhere else.  I...
    UnderneathThaStarz UnderneathThaStarz 22-25 3 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    I think it would be fun to do on the side of

    many other things like Amway,homeless shelter thing,mom,etc
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I Want To Be An Dual Diagnosis Counselor

    I've been through alot of therapy and hospitals and seen alot craziness and done some pretty crazy things. Drugs, risky sexual behaviors, Being bipolar 1 it gets crazy I consider myself on the of all that. This vaguely put but I want to help as many as possible I can help.
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Because I Was Raped...

    and sexually assulated I want to become a therapist. I want to help people the same way I am getting help now. I'll completly understand what they are going through. I love to help people, and I am hoping that one day I can help them too.
    cidcat89 cidcat89 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2009

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    One of my life goals is to be a counselor.

    I want to work with adults in the mental health arena. I have looked at other careers, but this just fits.
    LadyK618 LadyK618 36-40, F Jul 20

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    I Don't Care to Be Paid Or Certified-i Wanna Help People

    I want to really help people with their issues, as much as I can. I wonder how I can become a crisis hotline therapists. I heard they're volunteers. I'll be 1 of the nicest ones out there. I go through problems, too, & the crisis hotline people have you getting off the phone...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    Would It Be Better To Get A Master's Degree In Human Counseling Or Social Work?

    I'm considering going back to school. I think I would be really happy working as a family counselor and or school counselor. After speaking to someone that works for the ISBE ( Illinois State Board of Education), she said it would be better to get a Master's in Social Work...
    knone knone 31-35 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    I finally gave in. After 1-2 years empty divorce threats, I finally agreed. Over the past 2 years he did a great job of making me feel trapped. He worked, I stayed home with the...
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    Hi everyone,my name is Karin,I'm Asian and I'm 15 years old. Let me share you a little about my experience,about how finally i want and choose to become a nun. I was once a...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    A Daddy Dom wants to be the center of your universe. He wants to be able to provide for your every need and care. But more than that he wants to be able to shape and mold you to...
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    Okay..I believe some of you probably have reads my last(and first) story. so...I have say it,I want to become a nun. But before you think that i was a Bible freak, I'm not used to...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    "Special to me" and "Special to Someone" we know are two different aspirations. Those who have become special to me are not necessarily whom I am special to. My insight...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    The popularity of "I Want to Improve the Experience Project" speaks volumes: there is a LOT of room for improvement. With the speed at which technology is developing, there is no...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I feel angry most of time. Whenever I see something is going wrong or someone is trying to do bad things whether that is to me or to other then I feel so much angry then it makes...
    Simplegirlstory Simplegirlstory 22-25, F Nov 26

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    Even though countless of bad things happen in this world. We all know it's a crazy world. I don't understand most of the bad things that people do, why they do what they are doing...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Nov 26

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    I do want to become more feminine. I love my dresses and skirts. But clothes don't make you feminine. Your femininity comes from within. Opening the door to your femininity can...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    As the world changes, people change. But it seems like it changes for the worse. Technology is growing day by day. People's thoughts and minds are also changing as fast as...
    BenzitaMckinley BenzitaMckinley 22-25, F Dec 2

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    I know this may seem greedy, but I want to become a millionaire. My dream when I get older is to become rich. I know people say that money doesn't bring happiness, but I know it...
    Sierra346 Sierra346 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    I was in a relationship three years ago. It was my first relationship, and as you know about firsts, it was so important to me. He ended up breaking my heart by hooking up with...
    klondikekorner klondikekorner 18-21, M Dec 10

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    i want to become werewolf to much! I want to be wild and free...I don't know why..but I just believe in them.. many of you will see they aren't real! but they are.. and there's...
    WolfGirl5555 WolfGirl5555 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    First of, Like many out there i have a learning disability. Way back when there were not the resources there are today. I tried hard to do well in school. I was put in resource...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 28, single and unable to become pregnant without medical help. (And even then I might not get pregnant) Many men have offered to help me become pregnant (only because that...
    LillithMeiwes LillithMeiwes 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Stranger to friend ... friend to stranger again We meet so many people in our journey but only those special can be the part. We never judge them by their clothes, status or...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am saving all my birthday christmas allowances so i can get the stuff to become a youtuber the more i watch my favorite youtubers the more i want to become one it will be alot of...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I want to become one and I really would like to know if anyone one would be willing to help me become a werewolf. If you can turn people please message me soon as possible!!! :)
    ShadowNyx ShadowNyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Achievement of preaching power 317). 29th, September, 1978. Friday. In reality my elder brother’s brother-in-law named Ashok went to bed in my same room to night...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Genesis 2:19 NIV "Now the Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and...
    starasong starasong 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I hate personal memories, hate personal past:) I prefer past as history, but the things that became past within my lifetime are just pain...so quickly come and gone...I don't want...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I think the only road block from achieving this is on a personal level, our own thinking. I think many have been conditioned in life to think a certain way. When we are children...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Maybe he's right. I'm still a baby and should not have a boyfriend. You know what, despite me having a crush, I should stop dreaming about him or anyone else being my boyfriend...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Its been 25 days since I started this experience, and 11 days since I passed out. I am not sure why it happened yet, having had some time to relax and think. Its possible that it...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    to serve my country,to fulfil my childhood dream,make my family proud and become a better person,studying hard for it and become the few the proud,marine corps all the way
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M Dec 12

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    I am a kind hearted and I truly do want (almost) everyone to be happy but seeing happy people only worsens my depression. I will see people having fun and smiling with their...
    oohfiretwerks oohfiretwerks 13-15, F Dec 14

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    Dear Old Old Man, I see all your own teeth are gone now, buddy. Do you really believe what I hear you thinking as you totter tremulously there in front of the shaving mirror...
    percolatinglightly percolatinglightly 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    To: "You" From: Me No Doubt "Spiderwebs" You think that we connect That the chemistry's correct Your words walk right through my ears Presuming I like what I hear And now I'm...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I walk with my head down. I've become weak. I've become soft. I can't think straight anymore. I get angry very easily...or sad. I don't have any pride in myself. I have petty...
    thatbobguy thatbobguy 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why do we have to struggle so much to be empathetic to others? Is it because we are so different from them? Is it because we cannot understand their behaviour patterns? Or is it...
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    Someone I loved dearly left me when I wasn't expecting it. I want to rip his mo-hawk out, a great big handful and stuff it in his mouth, along with most of my fist. I want to beat...
    Evilaugh Evilaugh 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I Fell In Love Once, Or What I Thought Was Love. For 7 Years I Was The Happiest Guy In The Entire World. I Loved The Feeling Of Actually Being Needed By Someone, The Feeling Of...
    drblackjackx drblackjackx 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    my husband says he doesn't want to be married and needs space. he is never home anymore. I have been trying to move on. by making guy friends online. I don't really want to I just...
    martino25 martino25 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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