Description: Navigating professional transitions is an important concern for all counselors. In this podcast, Dr. Rebecca Daniel-Burke and Mr. John Duggan, M.A., NCC, LPC, LCPC take time to interview one another about “Counselors in Transition.” Rebecca will soon retire from the American Counseling Association and John will begin as Manager for Professional Development. Together, Rebecca and John talk about their experiences of transitioning as professionals. Whether you’re first becoming licensed and opening a private practice, or winding down a clinical practice, transitioning to a new setting and retirement — this conversation will cover many issues faced by counselors. Rebecca and John discuss a couple of theories of transition that can help counselors in clinical work. Thoughts influence of Dutch anthropologist Arnold van Gennep (“Rites of Passage”, 1908) influence the areas of developmental, career, and grief counseling. Rebecca and John also talk about personal experiences which have impacted their professional work and self-care strategies counselors can use during times of remarkable transition.
Summarize the basic tenets of the Counselors in Transition podcast
Discuss theories of transition that can assist counselors in clinical work
Further discuss personal experiences of transitioning as a professional and self-care strategies