Don’t Let Anxiety Derail Your Academic Career

Anxiety is a very common mental disorder, and it is particularly problematic for students. First of all, students are more prone to anxiety because they are subject to unusual scrutiny and pressure. Second of all, because students are constantly being evaluated, one bad day could have a very detrimental effect on their academic reputation.
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Couples Therapy: It Really Is Different

I see it all of the time, licensed mental health counselors (LMHCs) doing couples therapy, when they probably shouldn’t be. Now, before I get lots of hate mail, I’m not saying that they are unqualified. But what I AM saying is that there is no guarantee that they have received proper training. Only licensed marriage and family therapists or therapists otherwise certified by their state board can guarantee via their title that they are qualified. And this is something all students should consider when planning their academic studies and forming their professional identities.
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How To Get Thrown Out Of Your Masters Program

Plagiarize! If you want to destroy your academic career, go ahead, copy someone else’s work. It’s really the most efficient way to get thrown out of your masters program while simultaneously destroying your academic reputation. And yet, according to U.S. News and World Report, 75% of college students admit to cheating!
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Becoming A Mental Health Counselor: Licensure And Training

So, you’re interested in becoming a mental health counselor. With all of the various ads for schools, and multitudes of information on the internet it might be a bit difficult to get the following simple question answered: What are the requirements for becoming a licensed counselor? Is that even the right term for someone who does talk therapy? In this post, I will explain what all the titles mean and clearly tell you what you’ll need to do to become a mental health counselor.
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