This book describes the lifelong process of psychosocial development as presented by Erik Erikson. From birth to death, people change physically, intellectually, psychologically, emotionally, and socially. Erikson described a set of specific developmental tasks to be mastered in order for a person t READ MORE »
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- PhD , Capella, 2010
- MSEd , Youngstown State University, 1981
- BS, Youngstown State University, 1970
- Social Work
- Gender Studies
Nicki Nance, PhD, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has provided mental health, substance abuse, and employee assistance services for more than 40 years in hospitals, agencies, correctional facilities, and in private practice. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor, who also holds certifications as Master Addictions Counselor and Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She currently teaches graduate level counseling courses and undergraduate psychology courses.
Everything You Need to Know About Posttraumatic Stress Disorder describes the causes, symptoms, and available treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder. The acute stress response is a natural response to unnatural events. When a serious, troubling event occurs, the immediate response may be a dis READ MORE »
Everything You Need to Know About Group Skills describes a range of clinical and organizational interventions that are conducted in groups. In clinical settings, treatment is often delivered in the context of group therapy, group counseling, and psychoeducational groups. In organizations, team build READ MORE »
Since the foundation of Alcoholics Anonymous 1935, 12 step programs have become the keystone of recovery from substance abuse, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and sexual addiction. Everything You Need to Know About 12 Step Programs describes how Alcoholics Anonymous has evolved over the last READ MORE »
Sigmund Freud introduced “the talking cure” in the late 19th century with his psychoanalytic theory. Since that introduction, talk therapy has become a staple among the treatments for mental and emotional disorders. Freud’s psychoanalytic theory was the first of many theories of counseling. Th READ MORE »
I need help understanding how prevention, intervention, and consultation may be applied to this case study: What is the role of the preventionists, interventionist, or consultant in this case and what three skills and characteristics would be necessary for this role.
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I need to illustrate how people create growth and find meaning out of trauma and suffering.
I need help in setting up a mock case study of a client who is a survivor of a traumatic event and who has overcome the experience, and is now demonstrating resilience and overall wellbeing.
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Compare and contrast two different theoretical orientations in regards to their strengths and weaknesses towards the type of counseling you may want to do.
Beth M., an American-Indian woman, comes to the substance abuse treatment center complaining that drinking too much causes problems for her. She has tried to stop drinking before but always relapses. The counselor finds that she is not sleeping, has been eating poorly, and has been c READ MORE »
This solution will cover the development of an individualized treatment plan. It begins with how to differentiate between a diagnosis and a problem. It explains how to identify and prioritize client problems. Goals are defined, and examples of goals are given. Instructions are given for developing READ MORE »