Common questions about mental health.
Common FAQ’s about counseling [published].
What to know when working with counselors.
When to seek emergency help.
Ask a professional questions—FREE.
Fill out everything you need—online now.
Bio: academic & professional. (see also resume/vita)
Published rates for Clients & Professionals (general info)
Order Online—All Services & Fees Explained Here
Most expect mental illness—is everyone sick?
When second opinions are a good idea.
How long you might expect the process to take.
Counseling is not a simple process. Here’s why.
Accurate assessment = accurate diagnosis [published].
Best guess or good tests?
Many children diagnosed: too many, too fast?
Hospital care and PTSD [presentation slides]
Cognitive/Behavioral Treatment in groups.
Benefits and disadvantages of diagnosis.
Insurance billing and mental illness diagnoses.
Not Otherwise Specified—general definition.
Every counselor should have it—ask to see it.
Law about diagnosis and treatment information.
Considering all variables—nature and nurture.
Methods to treat mental illness.
Life: sex, meds, abuse, drugs, family & not God?
Various Approaches—fun and effective.
Common disorders, symptoms & rule outs.
It’s not diagnosed but “something is wrong.”
Literature review & addiction comparison.
Survey Research related to “sex addiction”
Sex Addiction-Slide Show [presentation]
A Prototypical Group—How treatment occurs.
Summary & References
Appendix A & B (Group dynamics & roles)
Appendix B (Member roles)
Appendix C (Orientation Highlights)
A list of professionals, titles & definitions.
Before medicine & diagnosis there’s a person.
Sick or Well? Many things impact a life.
Medication & mental illness information.
Conflicts: Avoid or Confront? [published].
Stress: Tools for lowering stress [published]
Expectations & Reality—it matters [published]
When Saying Too Much—Matters [published]
NASW Press Specialty Practice Sections [published]
School Counseling (SC) program explanation.
SC continued: children, teachers, administrators.
SC Services Program Proposal & Protocol
Common concerns & other thoughts.
Parental consent for counseling services.
Complete Form Online—Now
School Note/Contract: child, parent, teacher
Record of Positive / Negative Behaviors in class
Professional Development In-Services
Program Implementation Services for Schools
A links page to SC #1 and SC #2 pages (across years)
80% - 90% Program Efficacy in All Areas
Full PDF Report
80% - 90% Duplicated Efficacy in All Areas
Raw Data PDF Charts & Graphs Only
Programs & Brochures to Improve Your Practice
Assess, educate, & treat dynamically in 1-hour
Rural Counseling program implementation analysis.
Dollar values & service delivery graphs.
Final summary & outcome highlights.
Terms of the services provided are explained.
Primary Care Center in Rural Community [presentation].
Abstract, Introduction, Rationale & Problem.
History, Present Circumstances & Foster Care.
Adoption and Family Preservation.
Shared Family Care & Family Drug Courts.
Quality Control, Follow-up & Academics.
Denying Services, Bureaucracy, Education.
Rationale, Format, Outline, Criteria & Outcome.
Presentation Results & System Implications.
The Adult Welfare Model— Diagrammed.
The Five Part Model Briefly Described.
Power Point of the Presentation.
Setting up a Presentation in Your Area.
Survey Research References.
Survey Research References Continued.
Talking Points Memo & Child Welfare Change.
Report: Florida Trials, Convictions, Pleas, Costs.
Changing FL Law [presentation]
FL Law: Research References
FL Law: Research References Continued
Sources used to generate helpful website information.
Website sources continued.
Use of research & credible research sources.
Website development credit & disclosures.
Site material, topics of debate, & endorsements
Counseling website topics and links (this page).
Default to incomplete pages and future topics.
December 7, 1962 ~ February 26, 2006
The Obituary (she died waiting on a transplant)
The News Story That Reveals Miracles
The Obituary (he died donating organs)
A Memory Log—one day– to Brett
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Diagnosis & NOS
To My Sister Lisa
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