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BECOMING A SCHOOL COUNSELOR-featuring Vanessa De Jesus, LAC

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dcfvg-a17089

Counselors are liaisons who balance student emotions & academics.  They handle crises, teach counseling lessons in classrooms, provide psychoeducation to teachers, maintain positive working relationships with parents, and help kids with anything from bullying to grieving! 208 more words

MENTAL HEALTH

Easier done than said

Silence is the natural part of speech that never lets you down.

If at your initial meeting the counsellor looks even more miserable than you, don’t go back.

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Counselling

Milestone

In 2011 I began on a journey of deep, critical psychotherapy. Working to heal and resolve the huge burden of complex trauma and unhealthy coping mechanisms I had developed to be able to cope until that point. 506 more words

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND- Jason NEEDS

    We can literally CHANGE OUR MIND, did you know that? I mean actually change the brain on a neural and biological level. This article is in no way exhaustive but simply a look into the basics of how retraining your mind can work. 369 more words

Mental Health

Impasse

I’m not sure starting a blog post with ‘FFS’ is necessarily appropriate, but it totally encapsulates where I am at right now with therapy, or rather the therapeutic relationship. 2,020 more words

How Did I Get Here?

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17 (KJV) 2,219 more words

Christian Counseling

Mental Illness is More Than a Brain Disorder (Updated w/ New Information)

Why We Need A More Nuanced Understanding of Mental Health

The biological model of psychiatry is the dominant model of present mainstream treatment. Medicine, with its focus on symptom reduction, has perpetually propounded the notion of mental illness as a brain disorder, being organic in nature and fixed through chemical means, such as the use of SSRIs (the standard form of current treatment). 1,026 more words