7 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Counseling Practice

Nearly nine years ago I graduated from the Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program at Colorado Christian University (CCU). I applied at several agencies but didn’t receive any offers. That’s when I decided to hang up my shingle and go into private practice. I was nervous and scared, but it was the right choice. … Continued

Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz & Michele Bachmann: Speakers at Western Conservative Summit

The Centennial Institute, Colorado Christian University’s elite think tank, is proud to once again sponsor the Western Conservative Summit, July 18-20 in Denver, Colorado. For three days, some of the nation’s greatest minds gather for discussions that will influence policy for years to come. It’s fast grown into one of the country’s hottest political conventions, … Continued

What Affects Concentration & 5 Tips to Maximize Yours

In a previous post, we looked at what affects concentration; specifically, the effects of stress. But is that the whole story? Certainly not. Eliminating stress is fantastic for maintaining focus, but we all know there’s an array of other hobgoblins at play. Are you doing your work in the right places? How do you eliminate … Continued

A Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice: Beyond the Police Academy

If you are looking for an exciting career path with many options, a bachelor in criminal justice might be your passport to success. A degree in criminal justice can open a world of opportunity, excitement, and intrigue in career areas beyond the police academy. A bachelor in criminal justice does, of course, open the doors open … Continued

The Call to Heal: M.A. in Counseling at Grand Junction

The Calling For years you’ve heard a voice calling to you. It’s urgent and relentless. It tells you to go into the world and use the Word to heal. Yet despite its supplications, life has gotten in the way. You say “I can’t yet, I just have to get my finances situated.” Or “I can’t … Continued