“This excellent career guide will be valuable for students, young professionals, and those interested in a second career in counseling.”
—Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is an invaluable resource to help you choose a rewarding counseling career that best suits your interests, strengths, and personality. Exploring a wealth of career opportunities in both traditional and non-traditional settings, including the most exciting emerging fields, this useful reference describes the many benefits found in the work of a professional counselor. Each career listing includes an overview, salary range, employment prospects, best and most challenging aspects of the job, and educational and licensing requirements. In addition, the book helps guide you through financing your education and the job search process. As a special feature, chapters include profiles of actual counselors and their work, providing an insightful insider’s perspective on their profession.
Explores 101 counseling careers, including careers in non-traditional and emerging fields
Offers helpful career development tools such as checklists and questionnaires
Includes salary range, employment prospects, and best and worst aspects of each job
Provides guidance on educational requirements, licensure, and continuing education
Highlights and profiles real-life counselors and their experiences