Written in a conversational and engaging style, this updated and expanded Third Edition of Thriving! helps future counselors and therapists to succeed in their training and professional development throughout their graduate careers. This informative and inspirational book includes an overview of the literature, personal accounts from students, practical tips/activities, and the latest coverage of such topics as advances in neuroscience research, crisis intervention, and more!
Chapter 10: Thriving in Your Practicum and Internship
Thriving in Your Practicum and Internship
Until you are willing to be confused about what you already know, what you know will never grow bigger, better, or more useful.
As any traveler knows, preparing for a trip and actually taking it are two very different experiences. Your course work in counseling and therapy has prepared you well, and now you have the opportunity to put your skills into action with real clients. Your practicum and internship represent the next step of your journey to become a full-fledged helping professional.
As you embark on these experiences, you may want to look into your training backpack again—just to double check that you have all you need. At first, you may not see ...