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Marriage and Family Counseling to Therapy

It wasn’t until the mid-1950s that psychological problems began being addressed within the context of relationships. For the first time, therapists recognized that issues were developed and maintained because of the social constructs within a family or marriage [...]

How to Decide if Private Practice is For You

How much control do you want over your income? How much of a sense of community do you want from work? Do you enjoy on-going learning? Learn more with professional counselor Joe Sanok as he reviews the pros and cons to private practice and how to get there [...]

2017 Mental Health Awareness Month: Risky Business

The goal of this Mental Health Awareness Month is to help identify these risky behaviors in people before they get out of control. It aims to educate counselors on how to identify risky behaviors in their clients [...]

A Look Inside: Military Counseling

Military enlisted personnel and their families have experiences, stressors, and issues that are not often seen among civilians. That’s why the role of the military counselor is such an important one [...]

Counseling Awareness Month: Train Your Brain With Counseling

April is dedicated to counseling awareness, but learning about mental health is ideal at any time of the year. Counselors offer a vital service to not only those suffering from acute stress, difficult situations, and mental illness, but also to those who simply want to better themselves.

10 Multicultural Factors to Consider in Counseling

Counseling from a multicultural lens is necessary in our diverse world and allows counselors to help people in underserved and marginalized communities [...]