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In This Issue

Feature Articles:
Blindsided by COVID-19: Endeavoring Through Unexpected Death-Related Loss - by Dr. Marcela Kepic
Are We Really Helping? Counseling Diverse Clients with Eating Disorders - by Paula Edwards-Gayfield


​​​​Inside AMHCA

AMHCA Election Results
Former AMHCA Executive Director/CEO Joel Miller Retires After Eight Years
Updated AMHCA Standards Includes Two New Standards: Forensic Evaluation and Gender Identity Counseling
AMHCA Book—"Essentials of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Profession"—Is Updated
A Social Worker Claims That the Social Work Degree Is Superior to a "Counseling" Degree—AMHCA Disagrees and Explains Why
AMHCA Advocates for Expanding the Affordable Care Act, and for Mental Health Policy Reform


Plus

Member Reflections: Helping those who are incarcerated, and working to heal a broken system - by Sara Pickett
Professional Identity: Don't sell our profession short! - by Gray Otis
*NEW: Counselor's Digest:
Links to relevant research and results in the field - by Kathleen McCarthy
*NEW: Mental Health in the News: Links to articles that spotlight the relevance of mental health - by Kathleen McCarthy
From the President's Perspective:
Our Number-One Priority: Reimagining AMHCA - by Dr. Beverly Smith
From AMHCA's Executive Director/CEO: Thank You for the Opportunity to Serve You and Your Profession - By Joel E. Miller
Ethics FAQ: Your questions, and the Ethics Committee's answers.



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If you would like to submit an article to the magazine please email Managing Editor, Kathleen McCarthy, at mccarthy.kathleen@gmail.com. Articles are due no later than six weeks prior to the issue date.

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