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A lot of little things at once

A lot of little things at once

Hi friends! As always, it’s been a while. I’ve been struggling with what to write–not because nothing’s happening. Quite the opposite, and I’m struggling to process it all like I normally do. Here are a few of the things on my mind: –After losing one of the piggies a few weeks ago, Louie and I … Continue reading

The Growing Importance of Career Counseling

The Growing Importance of Career Counseling

Allow me describe two fairly recent events that underscore something I’ve been pondering for a while. First, I believe was part of the last group of UNK counseling students to receive a degree in Community Counseling. From this point forward, the degree will be in Mental Health Counseling. There are a few key differences, including … Continue reading

On the ACA My Counseling blog: Finally, starting to feel like a counselor!

On the ACA My Counseling blog: Finally, starting to feel like a counselor!

I attended the Louisiana Counseling Association conference in Lake Charles last weekend. In addition to some interesting “Louisiana” experiences (driving over the swamps, seeing whooping cranes on the side of the road, and catching a zydeco version of “Leroy Brown”–in French–on the radio), I finally starting making some connections in Louisiana’s counseling community. Leaving behind … Continue reading

Counseling and the media: Going on?

Counseling and the media: Going on?

Have you seen the commercials for NBC’s new show, Go On? I caught glimpses of the ads this week and thought, “What the H?! This is NOT GOOD.” So in the name of research, I braved the pilot episode. And kind of…tolerated it? For sure, there are some big problems with it. Namely, the show … Continue reading