From Combat to Counseling: Comprehensive mental health in the military-affiliated population

It is important to understand what we are talking about when we discuss mental health in the military-affiliated population. As mental health professionals, it is equally important to understand the potential psychological impacts that our clients have experienced.

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Healing the healers: Counselors recovering from familial addiction

It’s time to treat the addicted person, the family, and the loved ones with humanity and compassion —- the same way we treat others with any type of potentially deadly disease.

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The Counseling Connoisseur: Picnicking as a therapeutic tool

The next time you are faced with clients who could benefit from a mini-break that would include a therapeutic experience that will encourage positive interactions and reflection, suggest they pack their favorite goodies and head for an outdoor space.

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Understanding the gap: Encouraging grad students to work with an aging population

Regardless of how old the person sitting in our office or classroom is, engaged learning can happen in countless forms, as can growth through stepping out of one’s comfort zone.

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