In the helping professions there are many different "schools of thought" that support and structure how pros offer help to their clients. As you explore the services available on ProConnect, you should consider how the different pros think and their philosophy towards helping clients. This brief research on your part will help save you time (and money) as you decide which pro is right for you.
These descriptions explain the specialties within the helping professions. Specializations are listed in alphabetical order; scroll down to find the areas you're interested in learning about. ADHD—Pros who offer this treatment address the neurobehavioral developmental disorder defined as a persistent pattern of hyperactivity and impulsivity more severe than typically observed in an average individual. This disorder affects children and adults.
Here's an interesting question: how do you get a man who won't even ask for directions after driving in circles for two hours to go out and hire a stranger, then tell that person his deepest, darkest secrets? Even when they're in the company of close friends, men will generally keep sadness, disappointments and other internal conflicts to themselves. So how can your get a strong, self-reliant, superman to talk to a pro—with you? Couples Counseling/Coaching
What Is A Therapist Or Counselor? The terms "counselor" and "therapist" are often used interchangeably to describe a pro who works with clients on relationship, personal and mental health issues. Referred to as counselors for the remainder of this article, typically these experts have a master's degree or higher and have undergone extensive training to become licensed to practice in their state.
What Is A Dating Or Relationship Coach? Think back to high school and your soccer, debate team or gymnastics coach. What did they do? Dating and relationship coaches perform a similar function. They are trained to listen and observe, and then customize the best course of action depending on a client's specific wants and needs. They help clients map out clear-cut objectives and create a game plan.
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