Psychopathology & Counseling Development of Professional Identity

DQ 1 – Reflect on your development of professional identity as you transition from novice towards professional counselor. Have you been gratified or disappointed with your progress in this area?

DQ 2 – Have staff helped or hindered you in your development of a mature professional identity? Are they threatened by your proficiency and growth, or pleased to have facilitated your professional identity?

DQ 3 – Have there been sufficient opportunities to display your burgeoning talents, such as in presenting a case, developing a presentation or poster session for a conference, or speaking at an agency consortium? Could you take advantage or ask for more opportunities?