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Why You Should Consider a Clinical Perspective to Athletics

Counseling and psychology have become an important part of sports. With an increase in students participating in sports and increased commercialization, student athletes are faced with increased demands, both in the game and away from the sport. Students can face high academic expectations, increasing performance demands, and emotional difficulties related to sports participation.

Do Healthy Relationships Need Couples Counselling Too?

The decision for a couple to enter a relationship, or couples’ therapy is, of course, a deeply subjective one, as there is arguably no way of truly “knowing” when you may need to seek counselling support.

How Sleep Helps Your Emotional Regulation

Sleeping is an essential activity for well-being - physically, mentally, and emotionally. Learn more on the effects of sleep on our emotional regulations in the guest post by The Sleep Help Institute.

Counseling Awareness Month 2018: A Counselor Can Help

Sometimes the role of a counselor can be blurred and confusing. Did you know a counselor can help you recover from addiction? What about planning your college goals or career dreams? Counselors can help you with a wide range of concerns and assist you in obtaining your aspirations. This April, the American Counseling Association (ACA) has designated their Counseling Awareness Month with the theme: A Counselor Can Help. Read more on the many different ways counselors can help you achieve wellness!

4 Relationships Every School Counselor Should Have

One of the major roles of a school counselor is a collaborator throughout the school. With a focus on the holistic health, academic success and personal/social development of students, school counselors work with psychologists, nurses, principals and teachers to support students in achieving their own success.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

For our fifth and final addition in OnlineCounselingPrograms.com's blog series "Mental Health and...", we look into comorbidity between mental illness and substance use disorders, specifically how the two can be influential of one another and may typically occur at the same time.