30 Body Language
By Lynne Shallcross
Even if counselors don’t specialize in eating disorders nd body image, statistics show they need to embrace their roles in preventing, detecting and treating these issues that stretch across racial, cultural, gender and age lines
42 Keeping it brief
By Stacy Notaras Murphy
Solution-focused brief therapy builds on client strengths and aims for positive outcomes rather than arriving at a complete understanding of the client’s past.
48 A counseling leader’s unlikely path
By Heather Rudow
It took Cirecie West-Olatunji several years and several job changes before she discovered her calling as a professional counselor, but now she is ready to take the helm as the 62nd president of the American Counseling Association.
52 Knowledge Share
Taking the lock off the Spiritual Integration Toolbox
By Michelle J. Cox
Clinicians sometimes need to be reminded that religion and spirituality are important dimensions in counseling regardless of the presenting problem.
58 Reader Viewpoint
The education of a counselor-manager
By Christie Melonson
Graduate school doesn’t necessarily prepare you to become a manager in a mental health setting.
What you don’t know could hurt your practice and your clients
By Elaine Johnson, Larry Epp, Courtenay Culp, Midge Williams & David McAllister
The boards of the Maryland and Massachusetts chapters of AMHCA offer their joint perspective on implications of CACREP-only language in emerging policies.