Blogs by OnlineCounselingPrograms.com


How to Know When it’s Time to Seek a Counselor or Therapist

The need for counseling or therapy may be difficult to identify, because mental distress looks and feels different from person to person.

How to Identify and Address Complicated Grief

While most people can bounce back from a loss, complicated grief becomes ingrained in a person’s habits to a disabling degree, impairing functioning.

How to Identify and Intervene in Teen Dating Violence

Only 33 percent of teens in an abusive relationship report it to someone else. Prevention and intervention can help stop teen dating violence before it occurs.

Redefining Manhood: How to Promote Healthy Masculinity Among Boys

Rigid gender norms can encourage young boys to engage in toxic behaviors. Learn how counselors can help promote healthy masculinity.

How to Comfort and Care for a Child with a Serious Illness in a Healthy Way

When a child falls sick with a serious illness, parents may set the usual rules and limits aside. But overindulgence can create its own set of challenges. To help families navigate this difficult time, counselors can help parents learn how to comfort their child in healthy ways.

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.