Michael F. Shaughnessy

Currently, we are living in very emotionally charged, politically correct times. Clients bring some emotional issues and concerns seeking reassurance. This paper will address a few of these issues in an attempt to clarify concerns and to validate the emotional concerns that clients often have.

Clients often present with some major issues, and what initially appear to be minor issues, but nevertheless, these issues are of concern to clients and may cause some apprehension, fear, guilt, anxiety and related emotional feelings. Often counselors will help to rationally, logically reasonably investigate these issues and concerns and provide some reassurance.

This paper will review a few of these concerns, although there are probably many more.

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