This article examines the importance of Emotional Intelligence in assessing and managing counselor impairment. The signs and symptoms of counselor impairment, the importance of assessing impairment, and Emotional Intelligence as a way to judge and manage possible impairment are discussed. Emotional Intelligence identifies an individual’s ability to look at the emotions of self and others and can, therefore, be used as a tool for the assessment of counselor impairment.
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Haase, S. (2009). Counselor Emotional Intelligence: A Look at Counselor Impairment Issues and the Importance of Assessment. Perspectives In Learning, 10 (1). Retrieved from https://csuepress.columbusstate.edu/pil/vol10/iss1/11