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Why you should incorporate volunteering into your training: A student’s perspective

By Eleanor Rector October 17, 2016

You’re about to start a graduate counseling program. You’ve likely traveled to a new place, so you’re trying to adjust and find a new go-to burger joint. You have your priorities straight. The last thing you want to do is research places to start volunteering. Besides, you’re already training for a career in which the…continue reading

The Counseling Connoisseur: Nature-informed counseling for children

By Cheryl Fisher October 13, 2016

“Once there was a tree … and she loved a little boy” — from The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein   *****   I recently returned from a wonderful week in Nova Scotia featuring painted clapboard cottages against blue skies and a seascape of majestic hills and swirling tides. With a history rich in forts,…continue reading

Behind the Book: Partners in Play: An Adlerian Approach to Play Therapy

By Bethany Bray October 10, 2016

It’s often said that play therapy reaches young clients through their own natural “language” of play. When combined with tenets of the Adlerian method, play therapy becomes a tool for the therapist to build an egalitarian relationship with the client while focusing on the individual and his or her dynamics with others, according to Terry…continue reading