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Understanding The Complications Of Clinical Work

Throughout my bachelor’s in clinical and counseling psychology and even more so in my graduate program for mental health counseling it seemed that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was the end all and be all when it comes to diagnoses. I am now in the process of going for licensure in … Continue reading Understanding The Complications Of Clinical Work

Blackwater Outdoor Experiences: 2016 Accomplishments

I have been working at Blackwater Outdoor Experiences as a Field Therapist for a little over a year at this point. What has been able to be accomplished since my last post about Blackwater Outdoor Experiences? We have been able to have 7 successful 22 Day Therapeutic Wilderness Expeditions for the 2016 year. Throughout that … Continue reading Blackwater Outdoor Experiences: 2016 Accomplishments

The Miracle of Wilderness

Morgan Hite in 1989 wrote “Briefing For Re-Entry Into A More Harsh Environment” where he explained the skills and lessons that are taken away from a wilderness expedition; but how does the wilderness teach us these lessons? The wilderness creates opportunities for you to evaluate your life and your experiences without distraction so that you can … Continue reading The Miracle of Wilderness

Therapeutic Writing Example: Brianna Woodward’s Letter “To Those Who Have Touched My Twenty-One Years Of Life But Are No Longer A Part of It”

The act of writing has long been a valuable tool for humans to communicate with one another as well as process what we are not always able to express to the rest of the world. A writer Brianna Woodward shared a post she wrote about those who have touched her twenty-one years of life but … Continue reading Therapeutic Writing Example: Brianna Woodward’s Letter “To Those Who Have Touched My Twenty-One Years Of Life But Are No Longer A Part of It”

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