The Counseling department is a specialized sub-department of the Medical department. Counselors are responsible for the psychological and emotional well-being of the crew. Their duties include initiating psychological counseling sessions with crew mates; determining whether crew members are emotionally fit for duty; and monitoring the overall morale of the crew. They are also often times assigned to attend diplomatic meetings. The head of the counseling department is the Chief Counselor.
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