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I Want to Become a Counselor

For anyone interested in becoming a counselor, or any type of therapist! 56 People

    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 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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    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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    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

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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, 2014

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    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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    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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