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    Complex trauma specifically from your childhood and adolescence can also be called PTSD which is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  It is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a life-threatening event such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood. Specifically, I am addressing ...

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    Photo by Warren Wong on Unsplash As a counselor, it’s essential to be a good listener. If you work with teens, this may ring true even more so. You not only listen in a genuine way, but you also empathize in the same manner. Teens can tell if someone is being authentic or just trying to reassure them, rather than seeking to resolve their problems. A good teen counselor establishes ...

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    Hello everyone -  I'm on the executive council for ACCA, and I'm hoping that some of you would consider submitting a proposal for the ACCA conference call for programs . Thanks for your consideration! 2019 American College Counseling Association Conference Call for Programs Submit your proposal by September 7, 2018 The Program Committee is seeking submissions that will contribute ...

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    Rebecca just FYI the email address you posted rgibson@amhca.org doesn't work. All emails sent to that addrress are returned by the postmaster as unknown. ...

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    Darlene, I cannot locate my certificates either. I have emailed Whitney and Rebecca, posted on this forum all to no avail. Have you been successful in ...

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    I am also unable to find or download the certificates from the conference 2 weeks ago. The messages posted indicate they were being loaded 5 days ago. ...

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    Elephants in the Therapeutic Space Don Carson, LPC, CPCS Witness Marks, 8-17-2018   Sometimes when I lie down to sleep at just the right hour – ...

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    Thank you, Aaron and Whitney. ------------------------------ Dr. Mary D. Lutzo, PhD, LMHC, NCC, DCMHS in Trauma Chairperson, Diplomate Committee marylutzo44@gmail.com ...

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    Hello Mary, @Aaron Norton  is correct. If you are replying to a post via your email, you can click on "Reply to Group Online" and your response will go ...

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    Hi, Mary! I'm definitely not the "keeper of forms," but I think I can answer your question. When you receive your forum digest by email, there are several ...

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    Hi Susan! How can I help? You can reach me by email at rgibson@amhca.org! ------------------------------ Rebecca Gibson Director of Membership AMHCA ...

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