Expert Interviews & Perspectives in Counseling
With one in five Americans living with a mental illness, there is a rising demand for various types of counseling professionals. Through in-depth interviews and expert-written perspectives, discover what to expect while addressing specific conditions within populations, as well as the advocacy issues affecting current and aspiring counselors.
When you think of the best moments of your childhood, outside of your home, who comes to mind? A favorite teacher, coach, neighbor, friend? Whether formal or informal, positive relationships with mentors provide benefits for both youth and adults.
As we approach the one year mark of living in a global pandemic, communities around the world are suffering from what experts are calling “pandemic fatigue”—the feeling of exhaustion of life in the new normal. The endurance and sense of unity that many of us felt months ago at the beginning of the crisis is beginning to dissipate, and in its place is a feeling of restlessness and impatience.
When the coronavirus became a household word earlier this year, the world quickly shifted. We all had to perform many daily tasks differently—from how we grocery shopped to how we cleaned our homes, from how we worked to how we cared for our children. Developmental psychologists quickly recognized how much this impacted the daily lives of parents, and by extension, that of their children.
Lockdown measures and social distancing have a critical role to play in curbing the Covid-19 pandemic, but they come with the side effects of social isolation and loneliness, which have been proven to have harmful effects on the public.
Started in 2001, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is a non-regulatory federal agency housed in the U.S. Department of Labor. ODEP’s primary objective is to eliminate barriers to the employment and training of individuals with disabilities.
Variations of the word narcissism, which comes from a Greek myth about a handsome youth named Narcissus who fell in love with his own reflection, have been around for millennia. But in the early 20th century, Sigmund Freud published a paper on narcissism, generating interest from the psychology community. It has since been seen as a legitimate psychological condition.
The pandemic of 2020 has caused worldwide suffering, but could it be what bridges the bipartisan gap in America? Read on to learn what a leadership psychology professor has to say on political persuasion.
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.