Write a 75- to 100-word response to of the following questions:
- Why are counseling theories important to professional counselors?
- What characteristics must an effective counselor possess?
- How has psychoanalytic theory influenced professional counseling today?
- How has neoanalytic theory influenced professional counseling today?
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.