The following paper will address the counseling considerations of children and adolescents who have physical chronic conditions. Mental health counselors must be aware of specific needs for this population including co-occurring mental health disorders, impacts of primary identifiers, and suggestions for implementing a biopsychosocial approach to counseling, which includes both cognitive behavioral and existential interventions.

Date of Award

Fall 12-2-2020

Document Type

Capstone Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)


Counselor Education

First Advisor

Mary Fawcett



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