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2017 Mental Health Awareness Month: Risky Business

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 [...]

A Look Inside: Military Counseling

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 [...]

Counseling Awareness Month 2017: Train Your Brain With Counseling

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.

Managing Your Mental Health in College

Many of today’s college students feel immense pressure from multiple areas of their lives, including academic, financial, social, and family [...]

10 Multicultural Factors to Consider in Counseling

Counseling from a multicultural lens is necessary in our diverse world and allows counselors to help people in underserved and marginalized communities [...]

7 Organizations Every Counselor Should Know

From exploring career options to enrolling in professional development workshops, membership to counseling organizations helps counselors to continuously develop their practice ethically and legally.