Counseling Skills

Applying Career and Identity Development Theories in Advising

Applying Career and Identity Development Theories in Advising

When I tell individuals that I just graduated with my master’s degree in counseling but that I am currently working  in higher education, specifically as an academic advisor, I often get the question what does advising have to do with counseling?  This article touches on one of the ways counselors apply their skills in advising. […]

Free Downloads from Online College of Mental Health Counseling

Free Downloads from Online College of Mental Health Counseling

Hello readers and subscribers! Visit our new Downloads page, where you will find articles, documents, and e-books in pdf format, shared by Daniel Keeran, MSW, President of the Online College of Mental Health Counseling. Mr. Keeran is sharing his knowledge and experience through his publications and he is sharing them for free, so that people with a […]

Techniques for Building Rapport

Techniques for Building Rapport

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How can students and counselor interns strengthen their skills in prevention?

How can students and counselor interns strengthen their skills in prevention?

By Contributor: Frank G. Magourilos, MPS, CPS, ICPS It is a very daunting task in trying to most succinctly answer the question of; “How can students and counselor interns strengthen their skills in prevention?” The reason for this is that Prevention Science is a relatively new field that takes a very interdisciplinary approach and utilizes […]

Common Errors for Beginning Counselors

Common Errors for Beginning Counselors

I read this article today and thought this was a good resource for beginning counselors out there. I know that these are things I continue to work on as I am seeing clients for the first time at my internship site this semester. Common Errors for Beginning Counselors The following list includes some common errors that beginning […]

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By David Joel Miller. Who taught you to hear? Hearing (Photo credit: Keturah Stickann) Most of us think of hearing as something you are born with, no need to learn how to hear.  Hearing can become more useful when it is trained just as any other sense. Hearing can also be…