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I Want to Become a Counselor

For anyone interested in becoming a counselor, or any type of therapist! 51 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I've always been good with helping people with problems, anytime my friends need any advice they come to me, so that's part of the reason why I want to become a guidance counselor...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I want to become a guidance counselor, and then maybe get my undergraduates degree in sociology, at first I wanted to become a psychologist but it would take 8-12 years to get the...
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    Every time I seem to find myself getting to better place...my mind just won't let it happen. I've been in such a good state of mind all week, but last night my nightmares came back...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F a week ago

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    holy **** my counselor just ruined my life by telling my mum N I can't cut because now I hav to show her my hands EVERY FREAKING DAY i m not trusting counselors ever again **** off...
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    Brightstar1970 Brightstar1970 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Lonelywitthaman Lonelywitthaman 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I had a psychological assessment on 15 December. She has not received it yet, though that would be a fast turn around, anyway. But, while we were talking, she said I've moved...
    SlushGray SlushGray 56-60, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I backed out twice already. Had the papers notorized and off they went. Twice! He said he wanted to go to therapy. I said ok. Instead he ended up going to the studio every chance...
    Regrets1230 Regrets1230 31-35, F Jan 17

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    Unfornately it's pretty sad, that I still don't know what I want to be yet, I know that I kinda want to aim to be a swim coach because I used to be a swimmer myself in high school...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    This is me. I want to eat myself to immobility. I want to be held in my bed as a prisoner of my own fat. I would enjoy the journey of reaching that lifestyle as I slowly become...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    AkachanKoinu AkachanKoinu 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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