As Adler University’s Associate Director of Communications, Evan Bryson helped facilitate the creation of Social Change magazine. In what ways does an online magazine facilitate activism? How do you hope readers navigate and leverage the new platform? It’s like the Washington Post’s masthead says, “Democracy dies in the dark.” Movements, manifestos, research, reportage — those …
Since my first day of practice, I knew that psychotherapy was my calling. Then, several years later, a second mission took over my life without warning: the need to become Lyme literate.
The National Counselor Examination is not an easy exam. Now that I have taken the NCE, I can honestly say it’s worth it. The best tips I can give anyone who will be sitting for the NCE are these.
I have often answered the question “What sort of job are you looking for?” by describing populations I am interested in serving and the types of clinical questions I find compelling. However, interviewing has led me to reevaluate my answer to that question. I also need the job and my employer to have certain characteristics.
Job interviews can be nerve-wracking but they can also be another form of information-gathering. Viewing them that way can be really helpful in seeking a good first or next job.
Licensing for mental health care professionals can be a beast. We all know it. Sharing ideas helps me stay up-to-date and provides a place to process the frustrations and successes of the job search, including the lengthy process towards licensing.
Involvement in my field’s professional association helps me stay connected to current standards for practice, advocacy, and research. Each of those things gives me an edge when promoting myself to a potential employer.