The Advocate Magazine

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Special Conference Issue

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  • Thursday Keynote: Two People Looked Out...Perceiving the World with Reverse Paranoia
  • Thursday Keynote: Why Mental Health Counselors are Essential to Suicide Prevention
  • Friday Keynote: Sexually Compulsive and Addictive Behavior: The Controversy, Diagnosis, and Implications for Treatment


  • Counseling Tips: What are the foundations of mental emotional healing?
  • Practice: Add Forensic Mental Evaluations to Your Practice
  • Member Reflection: MIlitary Cultural Competence Is Essential for CMHCs
  • Special Section: Declaring with Pride the Values Held by CMHCs
  • The President's Perspective
  • From AMHCA's CEO
  • Staff share their favorite asepects of the conference location.

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November 2018

A double issue of The Advocate Magazine featuring special sections on AMHCA, State Chapters and more features.

May 2018

Featuring how to protect ourselves from violent clients, treating transgender clients effectively plus ethics and social media column.

February 2018

Featuring single-parenting issues, birth order and resilience, plus a special conference section.