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 11: Launching Your Career
Launching Your Career
To love what you do and feel that it matters—how could anything be more fun?
Anewspaper cartoon that appeared awhile ago provides a telling commentary on the contemporary employment world. The first frame showed a man working at his desk with a sign hanging prominently behind him: “Seize the Day!” The second frame had the same man sitting in the same position, yet the sign behind him had changed to “Survive the Day!” The caption stated, “Today’s corporate philosophy.”
Why can’t you both love your job and thrive each day at work? We believe you can. In this chapter, we discuss how you can forge a passionate and successful career in the field of counseling and therapy. As you prepare ...