REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

REFOCUS ON FAMILY STABILITY

Home is the foundation of a healthy life, including mental health… …and no other instrumentality (therapy or social services) can take its place nor fulfill its essential functions. Many professionals in the mental health field provide services for youth...
THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

THE SALUTOGENIC ASSET-BASED APPROACH

A New Approach to Helping Others   In the early 1970s, cognitive psychologist George Kelly developed the idea of expectancy, which posits that WE TEND TO GET MORE OF WHAT WE FOCUS ON. This theory has important implications for those of us in the helping...
TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

TRANSFORMATION OF THE HEALER

From Adversity to Asset-Based Thinking   THE FIELD OF COUNSELING IS SHIFTING. For too long, the focus has been on what is wrong with the client. This deficit-based thinking has served to pathologize clients and label them as damaged goods. However, a new movement...
Are You Resilient?

Are You Resilient?

  How do you become more resilient? Resilience is often thought of as a personality trait.  You either have it or you don’t. But according to the research, that’s not the case. Resilience is a skill that can be learned. And it’s a skill that can...