For my counsellor/psychologist friends.
Many of you know, I am a school counselor by day and an author by night.
After reading Harper Faulkner’s “Why I Write”, and with [government-induced] budget concerns wondering if my profession is necessary, I began to think, “Why am I a school counselor?” This is a question I don’t often ask myself, because I love my job. I am filled with such joy throughout my day that sometimes I literally skip down the halls of my school. (Just one or two hops, not the full hallway length. That would be strange). But some people feel that school/guidance counselors are a waste of money. Some people believe that the funds spent on our salaries and benefits could be better spent somewhere else. To this I say:
I am a school counselor for military families because our nation has been fighting two wars for more than 10 years now, and…
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