Genetic counselors guide and support individuals and families seeking information about inherited diseases and conditions. They interpret genetic test results based on personal and family history and specialize in various fields like prenatal, oncology, neurology, and more. Genetic counselors can meet patients before or after genetic testing, including through telehealth options. They provide emotional support, help understand genetic risks, and assist in decision-making. Genetic counselors also work in research, education, industry, and other healthcare roles. Their expertise contributes to understanding genes, heredity, and personalized healthcare.