Special Features

Painter and Nawojchik take top honors in graduate student essay competitions

June 30, 2014

Everett Painter of the University of Tennessee and Claire Nawojchik of the University of Virginia were chosen as the grand prize winners in respective graduate student essay competitions. Painter submitted the top essay in the ACA Foundation’s Graduate Student Essay Competition supported by Gerald and Marianne Corey and Allen and Mary Bradford Ivey. The competition…continue reading

Riding out the economic storm

Robert J. Walsh and Norman C. Dasenbrook March 14, 2009

Q: It appears that the economy is not going to pull out of this downturn anytime in the near future. What impact will a poor economy have on professional counselors in private practice? A: Just like trying to predict the stock market, no one knows for certain what will happen. There is no crystal ball…continue reading

Career planning helps you reach your goals

Amy Reece Connelly August 1, 2008

Q: I’m trying to develop a 10-year plan for my career. How do you suggest I approach this? A: Stephen Covey devotees will recognize the following piece of advice: “Begin with the end in mind.” Covey holds that all things are created twice: first in the imagination and then later in reality. If you first…continue reading

Superbill gets super response

Robert J. Walsh and Norman C. Dasenbrook

We were surprised and gratified by readers’ response to the information about using a superbill in our August 2007 column and have received almost 100 requests to date for examples of our superbill. With the superbill option, the counselor can collect the fee at the time of the session. The client then sends the superbill…continue reading