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Counselors and the clinical staging model

By Allen E. Ivey and Mary Bradford Ivey February 28, 2014

Counseling is a preventive profession, typically working with issues and challenges that our clients face daily. However, client concerns often exist at deeper levels, and counseling process often shades into therapy. As counselors, you regularly encounter children and youth who may be at risk. Whether with a medicated child who has been deemed as having…continue reading

Embedding in the culture of an organization

By Burt Bertram January 28, 2014

For many years when asked to describe my perfect job, I would say, “I’d like to be a corporate priest.” What I meant was that I could imagine a mental health professional being woven into the cultural fabric of an organization in a way that would allow her or him to become a familiar face…continue reading