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Accreditation and Licensing for Therapists and Counselors

In addition to obtaining a degree from a university or college, a therapist must also complete the necessary requirements to obtain professional licensing in the … Read more

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What Is Addiction?

If you or a loved one struggle with addiction, you are not alone. Around 21 million people in the United States are believed to suffer … Read more

Can a Blended Family Survive Different Parenting Styles?

Blended families are increasingly common today, with the Pew Research Center reporting that 40% of families have at least one partner with a child from … Read more

How to Know When It’s Time for a Divorce

All relationships go through rough patches. But when considering a permanent separation, how do you know when to call it quits? How do you know … Read more

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating is an eating disorder where a person has a pattern of intentionally and regularly eating large amounts of food to the point of … Read more

Coming to Terms with a Terminal Illness Diagnosis

If you or someone you know was diagnosed with a terminal illness, you may be looking for wisdom about how to feel or react. The … Read more

What is Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse describes the use of illegal drugs or the misuse of legal drugs that causes problems with a person’s day-to-day activities, work, relationships, and … Read more

What is Financial Abuse?

When people think of domestic violence, they typically only consider physical abuse. But domestic violence includes taking away another’s autonomy and control of their lives. … Read more

How to Mentally Cope With a Child Leaving for College

If you’re struggling with your child leaving for college, you’re not alone. Many parents deal with emotions like distress, sadness, and confusion when it’s time … Read more

Ways to Prevent Sexual Abuse

You can’t fully protect a child or adult from sexual abuse, but there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of sexual abuse occurring.