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Joining a counseling profession is about more than understanding licensing requirements and reading step-by-step guides. This is a profession committed to continued education, listening, and learning. To be a successful counselor or therapist, you have to be engaged with and aware of the larger conversations in the community.
Whether you are just starting your counseling career or already working in the field, the CS blog covers topics relevant to you. It holds scholarship and resource guides, expert interviews, tips for avoiding burnout and compassion fatigue, discussions of the latest academic research, and detailed analyses of the most pressing advocacy issues within counseling professions. Overall, we bring you into the conversation around the biggest issues in counseling and professions today.
MFTs are licensed and trained to provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy services.
Briana Arnold was eight years old when her mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and twelve when her mom passed away from the disease. A decade later, Arnold’s college advisor suggested she speak to a geneticist about her own risk of cancer due to her family history. This led to a referral from her doctor for genetic testing and the discovery that she carries the BRCA 1 mutation.
Over the years the rules of borrowing money for school have changed. Discover what you can expect when it comes to counselor education loan forgiveness programs.
Discover the challenges, complexities, and intricacies of Medicare disbursements for mental health coverage.
There are four common underpinnings to struggles with mental health: isolation, a lack of access to fundamental rights and services, exclusion, and prejudice.
While people from all walks of life are vulnerable to mental struggles during this time, some of those living with pre-existing mental disorders have been suffering disproportionately.
Something is broken in America’s schools. In the last 18 years, there have been more victims of school shootings than in the entire 20th century combined. No other nation has anything remotely resembling this problem.
Well-trained and dedicated sex therapists can play a life-changing role for their clients and for a sexually-empowered world.
As the economic burden of COVID-19 continues to rise, the WHO said it anticipates a direct effect on societies’ mental health.
The demand for online services like TalkSpace and BetterHelp has grown since the onset of the pandemic.