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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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    Ray (2018) noted that in the 1970’s, Jane Murphey of Harvard University studied the Eskimos of northwest Alaska and the Yoruba of rural Nigeria. This study was undertaken at a point in time when mental illness was regarded to have a relation to learning and the social construction of norms, or that mental illness did not exist was simply created by society. In addition, there was also a belief that ...

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    RE: Supervision

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    1. Contact your AMHCA state chapter about supervision costs in your area. 2. No, it would not be ethical to be supervised by your personal psychologist. ...

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    RE: Supervision

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    1. I charge my hourly rate. 2. I do not think it is ethical or appropriate for the supervision to conducted by the candidates current personal therapist ...

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    Supervision

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    I have a few questions for the community regarding supervision for counselors who are working toward licensure.  Is there an average cost-range ...

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    Hello all,  My name is Jennifer Reckner and I am clinical mental health counseling graduate student at Northwestern. I am posting a final call to participate ...

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    On The Importance of Sitting In A Quiet Space, Alone     It was two weeks before Christmas   and all across Earth,   many a soul felt no ...

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    Depending on the kiddo's age, let the Counselor therapist be a support to the Mom, as she tells the kiddo that Dad is away from home because of the adults ...

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    Thanks for your feedback. The mother is the primary client. She is the one asking when and how to disclose. She is doing an excellent job of comforting ...

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    It seems less complex when seen from the boy's perspective: I miss him. The existence of an uninvolved, unhelpful, natal father appears to be a separate ...

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