Counseling & Psychology

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How To Become A Christian Counselor

Christian counselors are among the most highly sought-after professionals in today's society. With depression statistics skyrocketing, medical and spiritual conditions on the rise, parenting conundrums ever-increasing, and marriages in dire need of repair, Christian counselors provide a necessary solution to the manifest dangers that are...

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How to Become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

A need for professional mental health counselors was brought to the forefront of American consciousness during the global COVID-19 pandemic; however, it was only bringing to light a need that has been many years in the making. Issues such as depression, trauma, suicidality, anxiety, and substance abuse have been impacting global populations at...

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School Counseling vs. Guidance Counseling

By: Dr.Elizabeth Wiggins, Assistant Professor of Counseling for the School of Behavioral and Social Science at CCU The Evolution and History of Guidance Counselors In order to understand the differences between a school counselor and a guidance counselor, one must first comprehend the history and role of a school counselor today, and how it...

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6 Tips to Help People with a Substance Use Disorder

Dr. Andreas Bienert, Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Learning how to overcome a substance use disorder is not a small task. Substance abuse and drug addiction are overwhelming and require strength and courage. Most importantly, recognizing drug addiction does not only impact individuals who actively...

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Tips for Starting a Private Practice in Marriage & Family Therapy

Dr. Trent Langhofer, Director of the Community Counseling Center at Colorado Christian University Clinicians can take a few different routes after completing a counseling degree including joining a group practice, joining a mental health agency, and sometimes becoming a business owner and opening a private practice. A private practitioner is...

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Family is Critical in the Disruption of Substance Abuse

Dr. Trent Langhofer, Director of the Community Counseling Center at Colorado Christian University Now more than ever, substance abuse treatment is critical. Recent studies have found that nearly 21 million Americans struggle with at least one addiction, yet only 10% receive treatment.Trained professionals specializing in substance use disorders...

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