Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Want to Become a Counselor

For anyone interested in becoming a counselor, or any type of therapist! 51 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Become A Better, More Positive You 1. Say affirmations every day until they sink in and resonate within every cell of your being. Sure, they may sound ridiculous initially, but...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm afraid, but yet im not. I'm followed, stalked,and watched by "him". But i only just became interested with him the day before yesterday. ive know about him for years. And I...
    Trincent Trincent 13-15 1 Response 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Every year something happens, We're betrayed, we're challenged emotionally and we're slapped around. We become apart Of another year of goals, accomplishments and unachievements...
    undefinable1295 undefinable1295 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life Lessons - by Jason Wachob 1. "You can't connect the dots going forward; you can only connect them looking backward." Steve Jobs was right on the money with this one. There...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a dad who, more or less at times. Always have been rather anxious, causious, nervous, poor self-image, slightly depressive. Mom even somewhat the same, tho differently...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom was once very good to our family used to bind all together will manage life.......she has change the respect for her is no more in my heart she has made days worth only she...
    vegeta420 vegeta420 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to become a Dj so message and please help me
    Toppoff Toppoff 13-15 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm still becoming strong, I'm still learning and achieving my greatness and learning about the girl I have become, you've helped me lately. And all I wish for you is to realize I...
    undefinable1295 undefinable1295 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Things have been difficult for me over the years. College is not working out for me. It just isn't worth my time and money. Job searching is tiresome and, lets face it, extremely...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always thought I'd be an artist growing up. At a young age, I was told by teachers and counselors that I showed immense potential. But I've come to learn that that's not enough...
    SMArchangel SMArchangel 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't want to hate you..but sometimes i kinda do.You dissapointed me,let me down,i still have this image of you being a great dad to me in the past and of us being close I miss...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm going through a really tough time at school right now. Some of my friends are talking about really depressing stuff, and they are actually cutting themselves with a blade...
    OceanC188 OceanC188 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Counselling isn't really helping. I feel as though I need to talk about it to forget it, but they don't ever let me. They want to talk about my 'feelings' and I don't know how I...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is me.. From 41 question test.. Your personality type: "Engaged Idealist" Popular and sensitive, with outstanding people skills. Externally focused, with real concern for...
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Destiny: Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can...
    epkumar8 epkumar8 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not that i never want kids because that would be a lie; I know that i am definitely not ready for one. I am 16 and honestly i want to be like 30 and have my first baby. I want...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The idea of making myself or being forced to grow fatter has become a strong desire in my life. I want to let myself become a ravenous glutton, who lazily lays around and stuffs...
    enplumpen enplumpen 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wanted to share some of my favorites from an interesting and thought provoking read by Sam Harris (author, philosopher, and neuroscientist). “There is now little question that...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is it possible to bypass lending institution and popular banks and become my own banker? Yes it.Don't you have to be wealthy? NoHow is that possible? Privatized Banking via high...
    newbody76 newbody76 36-40, M Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am about to embark on a life changing journey to become female. Thanks to the love and support of my GF, I have accepted who I am and what I want to look like. It made me think...
    andrea859 andrea859 31-35, T 3 Responses Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Now let's be honest dont u IMAGNE a great loving husband and amazing kids. And that U are not gAnna fight. Well your Wrong sure U can say BUT WE LOVE EACH OTHER. Look at UR parents...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been feeling like I don't get enough attention from my boyfriend. We have been through a lot. Long story short, he cheated on me, I found out from the other girl who was...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just got this from some website :P 1. How do you define honesty? The quality of being honest. Truthfulness, sincerity, fairness. 2. What is your biggest fear or worry? I suppose...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As older I get I learn to see the beauty and the special in the people I meet! Since I was a little girl my dad have alway made me feel special and different from the others! And...
    tussilagos tussilagos 22-25, F Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I guess you could say that I'm well on my way to getting much fatter. Today my doctor told me, that due to my BMI, she has to offer me information on eating a healthy diet and...
    fatmangaining fatmangaining 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We had another "talk" last night. It dragged on for 3 hours and nothing got accomplished. He knows I'm only staying to try and work it out because of the kids. I told him I don't...
    unhappilyeverafter1977 unhappilyeverafter1977 31-35, F 37 Responses Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got married when I was 17 and it all came crashing down on me 6 years later which is where I am now. It's over but I'm excited for the opportunity to become the awesome improved...
    xxdublifexx xxdublifexx 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For those of you involved with a narcissist. I wanted to write a little something about being the narcissists extension. This took me my entire marriage to grasp and I could have...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I’m Gay!.................Wow, okay that was easy. If only coming out were really easy. I wonder how straight people come out. Oh wait, they are just born that way. So are the...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Experience Project has a great platform and it becomes better with time. We live in a society where the last few years, one's freedom of voice has almost been decimated on news...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello All: Please note that I am NOT the author of this article; rather it is quoted by a Mr. Michael Smith. Please do not shoot the messenger for revealing what is a sensitive...
    AnonymousButCandid AnonymousButCandid 61-65, M Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What is the Illuminati? Become a member of this powerful secret society the Illuminati & get access to wealth, power, success, fame & achieve all your dreams Join the Illuminati...
    spell22 spell22 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Meditation Techniques- Mantra meditation According to the Mayo Clinic, the mantra meditation technique is a great calming meditation method. During mantra meditation, you...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Become A Healthier, Happier, More Peaceful You 1. Don't internalize the negative. We all have our own issues that we're working through, so it's good to remember that negativity...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got distracted by the desires of my heart and just like my before I once again became stuck. Now I consciously realize if I'm going to achieve my purpose I can't become...
    stuckd stuckd 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i also liked to become a pilot......... but i spent lot of time in thinking . so lost my age
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 2 Responses Feb 3