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The graduate school decision: Four diverse student voices

By Essence Fiddemon, Nayo Tabron, Thomas Latson and Kimberly Cabral April 29, 2016

Choosing the right graduate school for counseling can be both a challenging and exhilarating experience. Applicants have many motivators to weigh when making this decision and often have many choices concerning which school and program will best fit their needs. This article shares the stories of four students who recently chose to enter a master’s…continue reading

Nonprofit News: How to make money in states that allow discrimination

By “Doc Warren” Corson III April 26, 2016

In many states within this nation of ours (I’m talking the USA, folks), laws are being passed that support the right of the shopkeep, counselor or business owner to deny service to those whom they find objectionable, so long as these objections are based on religious or personal conviction. Run-of-the-mill “isms” such as racism and…continue reading

Review: ‘Yalom’s Cure’ offers an honest glimpse into psychiatrist’s life

By Bethany Bray April 18, 2016

Psychiatrist Irvin Yalom is a giant in the field – a well-known author and scholar. But his life hasn’t always taken an easy or clearly-marked route to success. The new documentary Yalom’s Cure offers a glimpse of the man beyond his many degrees, accolades and accomplishments. Yalom offers insights through on-camera interviews and shares some…continue reading

Counseling professor, students collaborate to create mental health encyclopedia

By Bethany Bray April 11, 2016

Imagine shifting your role from student of a respected professor to co-author or co-editor of a massive reference work. For a group of recent graduates from Florida Atlantic University (FAU), that’s exactly what happened when they collaborated to write and publish Mental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments and Well-Being. The publication…continue reading

Girls feeling pressure to be ‘sexy, famous and perfect’

By Laurie Meyers April 5, 2016

In our culture, women receive many messages that can eat away at their self-esteem. For example, self-worth equals youth and beauty. Perfection in all areas of life — professional and personal — is not only achievable, but expected. Women begin to learn these “lessons” as girls, say counseling experts. American Counseling Association member Laura Hensley…continue reading