Counseling

Year-End Ideas for School Counselors

Barbeques, sunscreen, and freshly mowed lawns: the signs of summer are everywhere. And for millions of K-12 students across the country, class is almost out. Here are some ideas for school counselors and professionals who have graduated with a degree … Read More

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

EMS is proud to join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in commemorating Mental Health Month 2018. Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI and the rest of the … Read More

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Celebrating Counseling Awareness Month 2018

April is Counseling Awareness Month! Let’s look at just what goes in to the emergence of a new counselor: the essential field of counselor education. Millions of Americans receive mental health care from licensed professional counselors every year. Under licensure … Read More

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5 Ways to Bring Your Counselor Education into the 21st Century

The demand for licensed counselors and mental health professionals is at an all-time high. But there’s a lot of competition between counselor education programs to recruit and retain the best and brightest students. Are you ready to take your clinical … Read More

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Counselors Lend Hope to Disaster Survivors

Gale-force winds, torrential rain, and a monster tidal surge: ingredients for catastrophe in even sparsely-populated areas. But what happens when a storm of this severity hits an urban environment like Houston, TX? Stressful doesn’t even begin to describe such an … Read More

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Commemorating PTSD Awareness Month

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition brought on by a stressful or distressing event that affects as many as 7.7 million Americans aged 18 and over (source: The National Institute of Mental Health). Common symptoms may include … Read More

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