Tags : Counseling

Posted in : Colleagues, Community Shout-Outs on by : Paul J. Fitzgerald , freemium Comments: 0

I would like to encourage you to visit the website of Meg Coyne, LCSW, and Coyne Counseling. Meg is an experienced and skilled couple and family therapist who trained at the program of the Chicago Center for Family Health, under renowned family therapist Froma Walsh, Ph.D. Coyne Counseling is located at 22 W. Washington, Floor 15, #78,… Continue Reading Welcoming a Family Therapy Colleague to Downtown Chicago

Last summer, my sister (who directs a university counseling center) sent me a link to a story in the online journal, Inside Higher Education . The story was about a lawsuit brought by a student at Eastern Michigan University, Julea Ward, who was dismissed from the Master’s degree in counseling program after she refused to… Continue Reading A Contentious Issue in Counselor Training

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan as they struggle to recover from these terrible disasters. Global links for assistance and support   Chicago-Area Psychological Support Through the Japanese-American Service Commitee, a well-established social service agency in Chicago, a series of free support groups has been set up for those with family… Continue Reading Japanese-American Disaster Support Groups in Chicagoland

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Counseling and psychotherapy are often used interchangeably, which can be confusing to people seeking help. Most of us who work in the field tend to use the two terms a little differently. Counseling is usually used to refer to getting help for less severe problems or for situational issues. Psychotherapy is usually used to describe… Continue Reading Is it Counseling or Psychotherapy?

Posted in : General Observations, Therapy topics on by : Paul J. Fitzgerald , freemium Comments: 0

Helping the client feel heard and understood is the first task. Continue Reading Counseling Isn’t a Scary Experience