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The Thoughtful Counselor

About The Thoughtful Counselor is a podcast that is dedicated to producing great conversations around current topics in counseling and psychotherapy. We view counseling and psychotherapy as a deeply beautiful and complex process, and strive to incorporate both the art and science of the field in each episode.
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Feb 22, 2017

A conversation with Dr. Mitch Handelsman - Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado in Denver - on how harnessing our human thought processes can guide us towards making ethically excellent decisions in psychotherapy.

You an email Mitch at mitchell.handelsman@ucdenver.edu

Mitch's faculty page at UCD - http://clasfaculty.ucdenver.edu/mhandels/

Mitch's blog at Psychology Today - The Ethical Professor

Allison's faculty page at JWU

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Feb 15, 2017

A conversation with Dr. Alyson Carr on how failing the NCMHCE (National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination) provided a catalyst for personal and professional growth as well as how counselors can transform failure into an opportunity to refine and enrich their practice.

Alyson's email: DrAlysonCarr@gmail.com

Alyson's website: http://dralysoncarr.com/

Alyson's article at Counseling Today: Why Failing the NCMHCE Felt So Good

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Feb 8, 2017

A conversation with Dr. Carl Sheperis - Program Dean of the College of Social Sciences at University of Phoenix, Vice-Chair of the National Board of Certified Counselors, and past president of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling - on counselor professional identity, why counseling is a profession and not a field, the 20/20 vision for the future of counseling, and counselor professional identity in an international context.

Carl's website: https://sites.google.com/site/carljsheperisphd/

You can email Carl @ csheperis@gmail.com

The American Counselor Association's page for the 20/20 vision: https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/20-20-a-vision-for-the-future-of-counseling

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Feb 2, 2017

A conversation with Dr. Priscilla G. Wilson - assistant professor in the College of Education and Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University in Alabama - on the different types of microaggressions in and outside of counseling, dilemmas that clients and counselors face, and reflections on the "golden rule" as a way forward.

Priscilla's article at Counseling Today: Raising counselors’ awareness of microaggressions

Email Priscilla at pgwilson@jsu.edu

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