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Mental Health and Technology

Our third addition in OnlineCounselingPrograms.com's blog series "Mental Health and...", we discuss the impact and influence of technology on mental health. In what ways does the growth of technology help or harm our cognition and emotions?

Mental Health and Physical Health

Continuing OnlineCounselingPrograms.com's blog series "Mental Health and...", this piece reviews the connection between mental and physical health - highlighting how some mental health concerns affect your physical wellbeing and vice versa.

Mental Health and Wellness

As the first part in OnlineCounselingPrograms.com's blog series "Mental Health and...", this wellness piece explores the linked nature between your mental health and overall wellness by offering suggestions on addressing your own self-care.

How Counselors are Learning to Address Racial Trauma

We're living in a time of social and racial unrest. The current social climate means that counselors find themselves playing an essential role in helping the victims of racial trauma and race-based stress.

Crisis Counseling and Intervention: How Counselors Provide Immediate Help

When a disaster or traumatic event occurs, crisis counselors are some of the first responders. Providing a safe outlet for emotional and mental relief, crisis counselors and intervention specialists work with victims of natural disasters, violence, suicide, and sexual assault to reduce acute distress by sharing coping skills and restoring physical and mental health.

How to Choose Your Theoretical Orientation

In psychotherapy, choosing a theoretical orientation is a paradoxical event. It compresses your conceptualization but expands the effectiveness of your interventions. It builds walls between other orientations but it brings you closer to a community of like-minded people. Ultimately, it narrows your scope but what is left is highly focused. Given the high costs and high rewards, it is not a task that should be taken lightly.