I recently had a question asked of me and I would like to share the answer here with you. It is a common question that I get about three of four times a year from students and folks interested in counseling. I hope you find the answer helpful.
The question is: “How exactly does therapy help with issues?” Here is my response
Hi, thanks for the question. In addition to being a counselor I am also a professor and I research how counseling works.
There are few people that I love to watch on television more than Anthony Bourdain. He has made a living by exploring how cooking is done; its intricacies, cultural and local flavors, as well as the dirt and grime of the kitchen and those in the restaurant world. I like real things and real understandings and he can pull the veils down, cut through the smoke screens, and shatter the mirrors like no one else.
Looks like CoastalCare and East Carolina Behavioral Health are merging. They are charged with merging by July 1, 2015.
Here is part of the press release with important words bolded:
Maintaining a local presence and taking the least disruptive approach for consumers, families, providers, the community, and employees of the current agencies is paramount for the new organization. With a total population of 1,259,757—and an estimated 165,000 of those people eligible for Medicaid–the combined ...