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  • Photo by Ty Williams on Unsplash When a client comes to you and wants help, you’re going to assume that they’re telling you the truth. They want to heal from whatever pain they’re going through, and that’s why they’re coming to therapy. The problem is that when you realize that a client is not truthful, it’s difficult to help them because you don’t know what their actual problems are. ...

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    If you have read the article “ How to Find a Therapist”, by Andrea Peterson in the latest edition of Real Simple magazine , then you are probably upset and bewildered. The piece is in part based on an interview with Dr. David Kaplan, American Counseling Association's (ACA) Chief Professional Officer, among others. The article is patently incorrect on many levels and stands as an indication that ...

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    Dear Jim and fellow mental health counselors, I am both relieved and excited to hear of this long over due inclusion of our discipline into a much overloaded ...

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    Dear fellow AMHCA Members I was so pleases to see in the latest Advocate Vol 41 No 3  Fall 2018 when on page 30 I found the article written by Len Sperry ...

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    I use My Receptionist and have for 15 years.  No calls get missed.  They make appointments for me, clients can make their own appointments online.  They're ...

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    Hi Colleagues - I need help with booking in clients. I'd love any advice from anyone who has out-sourced this to a PA or a company. If you're using a company, ...

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    ​Greetings Colleagues,  I am also working on my dissertation at Regent University and need help getting mental health professional participants (e.g., ...

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    I currently run a small private practice. I provide outpatient mental health counselor along with 2 subcontracting therapists. I am thinking of re-organizing ...

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