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  • Shadows
    Client mindset
    In a recent article I shared information from Diane Gehart’s textbook, Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and Psychotherapy. She has been helpful in explaining the Systematic treatment of counseling among many other counseling...
  • The answers are out there
    Why you should get help for your mental health problems
    Many people are reluctant to get the help they need for various reasons. Making excuses of not getting the treatment for your mental health problems will not solve the problem.Here are six reasons why getting help for your mental health issues is...
  • Learn where to get help
    6 tips on how to find a great mental health counselor
    Many people have a difficult time in finding an effective mental health counselor. The key is to find someone that will help you solve your current mental health problems. Here are 6 suggestions on how to find a good mental health counselor that...
  • Alcohology app bridges gap between alcohol science and myth
    Alcohology app bridges gap between alcohol science and myth
    According to the creator of the new 2015 app, Alcohology, there's a wide gulf between what people think alcohol does for them and what alcohol does to them. Case in point: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) notes...
  • UCLA reports sad statistics regarding senior falls
    UCLA reports sad statistics regarding senior falls
    According to a new study released on November 20 by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, half a million Californian seniors (12.6% of the State’s seniors) fall repeatedly. In addition, many healthcare providers do not routinely screen...
  • Social worker openings
    Social worker openings
    The New York City Department of Human Resources Administration (HRA) have two entry-level positions available for a Social Worker. Emergency and Intervention Services (EIS) needs social workers to work for Project NoVA (No Violence Again)The...
  • Seafood Gumbo
    Spitting in the Soup
    Are there individuals in your circle, or perhaps it is you, who behave irrationally as a norm in life? Does it seem clear to you that this person has an underlying motive for such on-going disruption? Is this person a master manipulator?Many times...
  • The Detroit Tigers team up with Major League Baseball to support a Strikeout Bullying campaign
    Mean girl behavior can be changed with counseling
    Aggression among teen girls is very troubling and dangerous. Although we like to think of teen girls as charming and helpful people this unfortunately is not always the case. The University of Missouri-Columbia reported on Oct. 1, 2014 that...
  • San Bernardino County Museum
    Local events as August winds down
    Museum events:The San Bernardino County Museum maintains and develops unique cultural and natural science collections related to our region and the greater Southwest. Through responsible collection, preservation, exhibition, and education, we...
  • Quirky dressed teen
    Express don't suppress
    Have you ever seen a quirky-looking teenager walking next to his or her normally dressed parent and then you notice the look of disgust or embarrassment on the parent’s face? This adolescent might be a male with painted nails, a female with...
  • The controversy and collision of addiction science and spirituality
    The controversy and collision of addiction science and spirituality
    Scientifically speaking, arresting the disease of alcoholism is very simple: Stop drinking alcohol. No one, regardless of genetics can ever be an active alcoholic without alcohol. A person can be an alcoholic-in-wait – or one in remission ...
  • Church goers; taken out by friendly fire
    Church goers; taken out by friendly fire
    The church is a place where people go to find solace and to worship. It is a place where people go to find wise counsel it times of a need, a few words of encouragement when things go wrong. But what if in those times when wise counsel is sought...
  • Wedding rings
    Couples offered money to attend marriage counseling
    Couples are being offered money, so they can attend free marriage counseling sessions before their weddings. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that couples are getting $200 vouchers for the sessions. Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews came up...
  • The Bible
    What is Biblical Counseling?
    Proverbs 11:14 (NKJV) Where there is no counsel, the people fall; But in the multitude of counselors there is safety.In today’s high pressure world, people crash and burn emotionally for lots of reasons. Keeping on top can be very difficult....
  • The other half of care for serious illnesses
    The other half of care for serious illnesses
    When one is diagnosed with a serious and devastating diagnosis such as cancer, healthcare professionals are available to treat the medical issues. However, the other half of care is dealing with the emotional aspects of the illness that not only...