Category Archives: Counselor

Buying a Gun is Easier than Getting Mental Health Care

As a mental health care professional, I am passionate about my profession and what it can do to help people not only in crisis but in preventing a crisis. Since the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, I am horrified by the state of our current mental health care system and am reminded there are many Adam Lanza’s among us not being treated.[…] Continue reading

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Steve Jobs and His Magical Thinking

Now that Steve Jobs biography is out in stores across America, people are getting a taste of what the man was truly like. In an article found in CNN.com he is described as difficult but brilliant. Steve Jobs was a man with great determination and strong beliefs. […] Continue reading

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Counseling Can Prevent Crisis

Most people go to counseling as the last possible resort to fixing their problems. They only find a counselor when they have no other options. Usually when that happens it takes weeks of therapy before change can begin. Problems don’t develop overnight they gradually set in over time.[…] Continue reading

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The Economy and How it Affects your Mental Health

According to CNBC.com, nearly 1 in 5 Americans had mental illness in 2009. US government researchers reported more than 45 million Americans or 20 percent of US adults, had some form of mental illness last year, and 11 million had a serious illness.[…] Continue reading

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