Diversity issues in counselling practice are important for both client and counsellor in order to achieve a successful therapeutic outcome. This paper will define counseling and diversity and its disparities such as stereotypes and how they can be influenced from a counselor’s perspective. All diversity dimensions impact on both the client and counsellor in a similar, yet different way. There are different aspects of diversity that exist, such as; sexuality, gender, race and culture. The United States has undergone significant socio-demographic changes in recent years and for this reason, multiculturalism is now as important part of our lives. In an effort to address the diversity of clients in the counselling environment, a number of models have been introduced to the counselling professional in an effort to provide adequate training in the areas of race, culture, ethnicity and other areas of diversity as key variables in understanding the representations of psychological distress in clients (Moodley, 2005). Nowadays the issue of diversity is an important factor to consider as in most countries there is broad range of diversity within that country and its communities. Multicultural counseling is an emerging concept in the field of counseling, and especially in situations where both the client and the counselor are from diverse cultural backgrounds. beliefs. Diversity In Counseling. This paper is an expression of my current thinking regarding a theoretical perspective of counseling and diversity.