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  • Photo by Parker Whitson on Unsplash Do you see the signs that you're a bad therapist ? Everybody that goes into the mental health field wants to help people, but sometimes, not everyone is a skilled therapist. So, are you what's considered a bad therapist, and how do you know? What's a bad therapist? A lousy therapist is somebody who doesn't genuinely care about their ...

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    The first year of opening your private practice isn’t easy. There is a steep-learning curve, and tasks aplenty to get done (especially if you’re putting your efforts into opening a group practice). Additionally, there’s usually fear involved. Why? Because you’re invested both emotionally and financially. You’re all in. And even if you’ve watched others succeed, you can’t be sure that the process ...

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    AMHCA is still looking for several volunteers for our annual conference this June 24-28 in the Washington, DC suburb of Herndon, VA. If you are interested, ...

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    Thank you Aaron for that explanation. Very well written. I hope that will help clear up some of the confusion. Donald Gilbert MS, PhD, LMHC, ...

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    I love the questions you both pose, Kim and Eric.  A thought that I have found helpful conceptually is to separate two related concepts: licensure titles ...

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    I think Kim brings up a good point that I have been reflecting on a bit lately myself. Are all counselors clinical counselors? A related question might ...

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    Dear all: I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I am reading through as many of these messages as I can. I appreciate hearing the ...

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    ​I believe it's NBCC that now offers a "military" credential--however, when I looked into it--it still did not take into account your military background/experience--only ...

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    ​Ditto everything Anne said!!! ------------------------------ Deanne Hosek LMHC, NCC RHSHC Cresco IA 563-547-2022 x51487 ---------------------------- ...

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    Hi folks,  Just wanted to chime in and say how much I appreciate the dialogue.  What becomes apparent to me is that I have some tremendous colleagues ...

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