Forgiving: What Mental Health Counselors Are Telling Us
- A Psychoeducational Intervention to Promote Forgiveness in Christians in the Philippines. Worthington Jr., Everett L.; Hunter, Jennifer L.; Sharp, Constance B.; Hook, Joshua N.; Van Tongeren, Daryl R.; Davis, Don E.; Miller, Andrea J.; Gingrich, Fred C.; Sandage, Steven J.; Lao, Elson; Bubod, Linda; Monforte-Milton, May // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Jan2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p75
Psychoeducational group interventions to promote forgiveness have been studied mainly with college students who are struggling to forgive. Mental health counselors must tailor interventions to different populations. It is important to investigate whether forgiveness interventions generalize to...
- How Can Forgiveness Help Our Clients Get 'Unstuck'? Normandy-Dolberg, Joan // Advocate (American Mental Health Counselors Association);Feb2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p21
The author offers tips for mental health counselors on how to help their clients to forgive old injuries so they can move on. She indicates that the first step is to provide the clients with knowledge of the positive benefits of forgiveness. She suggests that helping the clients realize that...
- Mental health counselors as consultants for diversity training. Russell-Chapin, Lori A.; Stoner, Charles R. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p146
Presents a rationale and specific techniques enabling mental health counselors to serve in the capacity of a consultant. Traditional diversity assumptions; Methods to enhance diversity appreciation.
- The impact of the passage of a counselor licensure law: One state's experience. Geisler, John S. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p188
Discusses the impact of the passage of a counselor licensure law in Michigan. Survey of Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs); Hold-out of licensure in reserve; Reasons behind Michigan's efforts to gain legal recognition for counselors.
- Mental health agency directors' acceptance and perceptions... Ritchie, Martin; Partin, Ron; Trivette, Paul // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Jul98, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p227
Presents information on a study which determined mental health directors' level of acceptance and satisfaction with licensed professional counselors. Method used; Results; Discussion.
- Adlerian-Based Responses for the Mental Health Counselor to the Challenging Behaviors of Teens. Ballou, Roger A. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p154
The Adlerian concept of all behavior being purposeful and socially embedded offers a contextual backdrop for understanding the actions of teens. Dreikurs' explanation of the four mistaken goals of discouraged children, expanded by Walton to include the misbehavior of teens, offers the mental...
- Developing Counseling Objectives and Empowering Clients: A Strength-Based Intervention. White, Victoria E. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Jul2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p270
While it is necessary for most mental health counselors to use the DSM and develop traditional treatment plans, arguments have been waged that the DSM and a medical model are not consistent with a strength-based, developmental counseling philosophy. In this article, a strength-based...
- A multidimensional analysis of the mental health of... White, Paul E.; Franzoni, Janet B. // Counselor Education & Supervision;Jun90, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p258
Examines the level of mental health of graduate counselor trainees from a multi-dimensional mental health perspective. Participants, instruments and procedure used in the study; Results of the study.
- Third-party reimbursement experience of licensed clinical counselors in Ohio. Zimpfer, David G. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Jan95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p105
Discusses the experiences of mental health counselors in Ohio. Interest in the independent practice of the profession; Survey of laws governing the practice of mental health counselors; Provisions in the state's licensure law for independent diagnosis and treatment.