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How professional counselors can help address the opioid crisis

Substance abuse is a common issue faced by many counseling clients. Addiction can physically, emotionally and mentally affect individuals of all socioeconomic classes and ages. Those people impacted require specialized treatment, which often includes counseling. Substance abuse-focused counselors are found in a number of settings — from schools to workplaces — and see all types […]

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How counselors can achieve work-life balance

Becoming a professional mental health counselor can be a rewarding career. The opportunity to help individuals who struggle with home, life or substance abuse with expressing emotions and correcting behaviors in a healthy way draws many talented minds to the field. However, the profession is known to be demanding, both physically and mentally. Practicing long […]

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Counseling Webinars
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Bradley MAC Deep Dive

Read / Hide Webinar Transcript Sarah: Alright, everyone, thank you for joining us this evening. We’re really excited to have you here for our Professional School Counseling webinar. I just wanted to walk you through a few details before we get started. My name is Sara. I’m gonna be your host for tonight and we […]

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Integrating Neurocounseling into Counseling

Take advantage of a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hear Dr. Lori Russell-Chapin, a faculty expert, speak about the groundbreaking practice of neurocounseling at Bradley University. Lori has presented at numerous conferences and is the author of “Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback: Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems.” Discover the impact research in the fields of neurobiology and […]

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Counseling Infographics
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The role of school counselors in school safety

Bullies erode the confidence, success and safety of a student’s school experience. They manage this outcome in both subtle and overt ways, impacting everyone around them and leading to a lost perception of safety in the environment as a whole. Almost three quarters of today’s young people have witnessed bullying in schools, and half of […]

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Mental health in America

In 2014 alone, about 43.6 million Americans 18 years or older (18.1 percent of the U.S. adult population) experienced some form of mental health problem. Of those individuals, 33.7 million were categorized as having any mental illness (AMI), whereas 9.8 million had a serious mental illness (SMI). Moreover, studies show that about 47.4 percent of […]

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Counseling Videos
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Counseling Enrollment Advisor – Julie Steorts

My name is Julie Steorts, and I am an enrollment advisor here at Bradley University. My role is to help those looking to become licensed counselors understand their options with Bradley. I have been working in higher education for several years now, and I love what I do. I really enjoy getting to know prospective […]

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Counseling Enrollment Advisor – Davina Ramos-Trevino

Hello, my name is Davina Ramos-Trevino. I am an enrollment advisor here at Bradley University for the online graduate counseling program. I am happy that you have decided to pursue your education and see what Bradley University has to offer. I would love to assist you in determining if our program will be a good […]

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