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Genetic Counselors

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Genetic counselors often have to deal with stressful, emotional situations. Counselors must be able to discuss tough subjects with their clients, such as parents who learn that their unborn or newborn child is either at risk for or has a genetic disorder. Counselors must be clear in their communication, but they also need to be compassionate and sympathetic to clients' emotional needs.

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