Since 2014, the month of June has been dedicated to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder awareness. Specifically, in 2010 the U.S. Congress has named June 27th of every year thereafter as PTSD Awareness Day. After experiencing a traumatic event, some men, women, and/or children develop stressful reactions to memories, thoughts, and/or feelings that are associated with their experience.
Graduate degree programs offer a much more subject centric education. For an average of two years, students take coursework that is solely specific to their major. Undergraduate education often requires core curriculum coursework to be taken first [...]
It wasn’t until the mid-1950s that psychological problems began being addressed within the context of relationships. For the first time, therapists recognized that issues were developed and maintained because of the social constructs within a family or marriage [...]
The goal of this Mental Health Awareness Month is to help identify these risky behaviors in people before they get out of control. It aims to educate counselors on how to identify risky behaviors in their clients [...]
Military enlisted personnel and their families have experiences, stressors, and issues that are not often seen among civilians. That’s why the role of the military counselor is such an important one [...]
April is dedicated to counseling awareness, but learning about mental health is ideal at any time of the year. Counselors offer a vital service to not only those suffering from acute stress, difficult situations, and mental illness, but also to those who simply want to better themselves.