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6 Critical Skills Every Counselor Should Cultivate

Counselors today are working with increasingly diverse populations that have diverse sets of needs.  Honing a solid set of essential skills makes for an effective, successful mental health practitioner.

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Counseling and Psychology Programs at Lesley University

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Lesley University offers a broad range of licensure-oriented graduate programs in Counseling and Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  Specialization options include trauma studies, holistic studies, school and community counseling, professional counseling, and more.  

Faculty Voices: Susan Gere

Faculty Susan Gere"Using my own experiences with clients, other professionals, and agencies helps my students become oriented to the reality of their professional milieus." -- Susan Gere, Ph.D. 

 

Understanding Military Culture Provides Key to Helping Veterans

Veterans Counseling (U.S. Army photo by Patricia Deal, CRDAMC Public Affairs)The US military has been slow to provide mental health services that might stem the rise in suicides. Civilian clinicians are needed to step up to counsel and treat veterans. Read more.