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Do it Yourself Brand Building in 10 Days!

Do it Yourself Brand Building in 10 Days!

DAY 1 What is a brand? Brand is not just a logo or advertising even though most people think it is. It is meaning behind what you do or want to do. What do people think about you? What do they say? What do they feel? What do they say about you as a counselor? Do you...

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How to Open a Dui Program

How to Open a Dui Program

What is a SAP? The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation defines the Substance Abuse Professional as a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow up...

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Holidays and Social Anxiety

Holidays and Social Anxiety

Many counselors dream of opening a private practice, even when they are still at school. Unfortunately, they don’t find much understanding and support anywhere. Their teachers don’t encourage them to pursue their goals and quite often discourage them from seeking...

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Treating Addiction with Medication

Treating Addiction with Medication

By CCI Team   Most people see the holiday season as a festive time in which there are multiple gatherings with friends and family.  On the flip side, for some others, the same holiday season can be stress, anxiety and even depression provoking. Per a recent...

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Is Psychiatry a Religion?

Is Psychiatry a Religion?

By CCI Team   The process of treating addiction is not easy, and while psychotherapy is an important part of the process in order to explore the roots of the issue, medication is also often involved. Science Daily recently posted a release regarding the...

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A Different Perspective on Addiction

A Different Perspective on Addiction

By CCI Team,   According to Merriam-Webster.com, religion is defined as: a) the service and worship of God of the supernatural, b) commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs...

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Is Psychiatry Killing Your Children?

Is Psychiatry Killing Your Children?

DAY 1 What is a brand? Brand is not just a logo or advertising even though most people think it is. It is meaning behind what you do or want to do. What do people think about you? What do they say? What do they feel? What do they say about you as a counselor? Do you...

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Difficulties in De-prescribing

Difficulties in De-prescribing

Many therapists dream of having a fee for service private practice but are hesitant to venture into it. Some rely too heavily on insurance reimbursement and do not believe that they can generate enough income by charging clients directly. Others do not think that they...

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The Salvation of Psychiatry

The Salvation of Psychiatry

If you have some specific vision about the type of clients or a niche you want to work in be intentional in finding the right internship. Don’t rely on school’s directory of possible internship sites. Be creative and first ask yourself a question. Where...

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What Are You Feeding the Fishes?

What Are You Feeding the Fishes?

Many therapists dream of having a fee for service private practice but are hesitant to venture into it. Some rely too heavily on insurance reimbursement and do not believe that they can generate enough income by charging clients directly. Others do not think that they...

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Exercise and Depression

Exercise and Depression

By CCI Team   As a developing counselor, I’ve considered the implications of de-prescribing a patient, especially when I am coming from a “less experienced” background. More-so, this critical thinking has enabled me to study and prepare for encounters as such. If...

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Are Antidepressants the Real Killer?

Are Antidepressants the Real Killer?

By CCI Team   Exercise is one of those aspects of life where we as humans choose to put ourselves through physical pain in order to make ourselves bigger, faster, stronger, or at least that’s the idea. Moreover, exercise is popularly used to shape one’s self to...

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Depression Is…All Around Us

Depression Is…All Around Us

By CCI Team   Science and technology continues to be a progressive movement where the improvement of people, places, and things is inevitable. This includes the science behind mental health and the biological studies done on medication in hope to find the means...

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Secrets in Sex Appeal

Secrets in Sex Appeal

By CCI Team   Exercise is one of those aspects of life where we as humans choose to put ourselves through physical pain in order to make ourselves bigger, faster, stronger, or at least that’s the idea. Moreover, exercise is popularly used to shape one’s self to...

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The Batman Killer

The Batman Killer

By CCI Team   So, you’ve been found to be Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and your license has been suspended, now what?  The good news is that most states, Illinois included, allows first time DUI offenders to drive with the installation of a Breath Alcohol...

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Words and Their Impact

Words and Their Impact

By CCI Team   We live in a world where information is easily attainable, and various sources are available to not only supply the information we are seeking, but also supply support for our views, whatever they may be.  While it would be easy to search only for...

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What is a DUI Evaluation?

What is a DUI Evaluation?

By CCI Team   So, you’ve been found to be Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and your license has been suspended, now what?  The good news is that most states, Illinois included, allows first time DUI offenders to drive with the installation of a Breath Alcohol...

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The Question of Assisted Suicide

The Question of Assisted Suicide

By CCI Team   The phrase “duty to warn” is well known amongst mental health practitioners.  In his March 2017 article for his Avoiding Liability Bulletin Richard Leslie discusses the importance of understanding the Duty to Warn/Duty to Protect within your state...

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Desperation: You’re Not Alone

Desperation: You’re Not Alone

By Anna Jankowska MA LCPC   Whenever you are arrested for a DUI whether it is in the state of Illinois or in any other state, you have to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation. The purpose of this evaluation is to determine the degree of the person’s alcohol...

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Best Ways to Deal with Stress Natural Ways

Best Ways to Deal with Stress Natural Ways

By Anna Jankowska MA LCPC   Whenever you are arrested for a DUI whether it is in the state of Illinois or in any other state, you have to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation. The purpose of this evaluation is to determine the degree of the person’s alcohol...

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3 Ways Humans Deal with Anger

3 Ways Humans Deal with Anger

By CCI Team   Did you know that nearly a quarter of all Americans are under varying amounts of extreme stress? According to the American Psychological Association, approximately 85,605,500 people rated their stress levels at a level eight, nine or 10 on a...

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13 Signs of a Cheating Partner

13 Signs of a Cheating Partner

By CCI Team There are many ways that domestic violence affects the lives of victims as well as abusers. These damages often go far beyond the physical injuries. Addressing psychological and emotional traumas that come from abusive situations is a necessary step for...

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Trump and Immigration

Trump and Immigration

By CCI Team   Drivers with a commercial driver’s license have much stricter regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets the minimum standards for commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs), but the issuance and administration of the CDL...

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TRUMP I IMIGRACJA

TRUMP I IMIGRACJA

By CCI Team   As a developing counselor, I’ve considered the implications of de-prescribing a patient, especially when I am coming from a “less experienced” background. More-so, this critical thinking has enabled me to study and prepare for encounters as such. If...

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